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1. Les derniers [2017]

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Jewish Studies; French and Italian Studies
1 online resource : sound, color Sound: digital. Digital: video file.
Short documentary films of interviews with survivors of the Vel' d'hiv roundup of Jews in Paris on July 16, 1942. 13,000 Jews were taken in the roundup and only around 100 survived the war.
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American History; Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East); British and Commonwealth History; British and Commonwealth Literary Studies; East Asia Studies; French and Italian Studies; Germanic Studies; Government Information: International and Foreign; Government Information: United States; Music; History of Science and Technology; Religious Studies
  • British politics and society
  • European literature 1790-1840 : the Corvey collection
  • Asia and the West : diplomacy and cultural exchange
  • British theatre, music, and literature : high and popular culture
  • Women: Transnational Networks
  • Children's Literature and Childhood
  • Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization
  • Photography: the world through the lens
  • Science, Technology and medicine, 1780-1925 part 1
  • Science, Technology and medicine, 1780-1925 part 2
  • Mapping the world
  • Religion, Society, Spirituality and Reform.
A multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the nineteenth century; will be comprised of numerous collections to be released over many years, including a variety of material types--monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more--in one cross-searchable location.

3. The First World War. [2011 - ]

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1 online resource
  • Personal experiences
  • Propaganda and recruitment
  • Visual perspectives and narratives.
The First World War Portal consists of three modules each representing different presentations of the First World War, using a vast array of primary source materials drawn from several archives and collections around the world. "Personal Experiences" provides documents on subjects such as daily life and routines in the army and auxiliary services; trench warfare and conditions in the trenches; battles and warfare; and more. The material in this module includes diaries and journals; letters; trench literature and soldiers' journals; photographs, and 360° views of personal items and objects, to name a few. Such key features as interactive maps, a digitized artifacts collection, and a virtual trench experience enable a deeper exploration in numerous facets of this historic event in the early twentieth century. A second module, "Propaganda and Recruitment" offers a wide variety of primary sources on recruitment, training, morale, public opinion, censorship and the development of different forms of propaganda during the First World War. The material has been collated from the Hoover Institution Library and Archives at Stanford University, the Bibliothek für Zeitgeschichte and the Hauptstaatsarchiv in Stuttgart, Cambridge University Library, among several others. Documents include minute books of recruiting committees; German and Russian propaganda postcards; "Le Bonnet rouge," 1916, newspaper articles suppressed by the French government; various other newspapers, cartoons, and photographs; papers on the activities of the German Peace Society; cabaret, concert, and theater programs kept by the German Army; and additional materials. Case studies examine subjects such as aerial propaganda, anti-war protests, the training of recruits, the campaign for American entry, conscription and military service tribunals, Wellington House and the formation of the Ministry of Information. "Visual Perspectives and Narratives" comprises the third module, and features a rich variety of primary source material from the holdings of Imperial War Museums. Through both visual and documentary resources, this collection showcases the international dimensions of the conflict, the British home front and the role of women in the war. The collection includes photographs (documenting the war from multiple international perspectives, including foreign official photographs and private collections); artwork (oil paintings, watercolors, pastels and pencil sketches from a large array of artists, including artists' commissioning documents); film clips; museum objects; posters; etc. The diverse material allows for an exploration of the following themes: industry and economy, workers and strikes, role of women, education, children, food and rationing, transport, disease, religion and spiritualism, celebration, and more.
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Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East); American History
1 online resource (144 items) : 24, 838 page images.
One of the darker chapters in American history and one of the lesser discussed events of World War II was the forced internment, during the war, of an important segment of the American population -- persons of Japanese descent. This collection, consisting of 25 individual titles, documents life in the internment camps.
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History; African Studies; British and Commonwealth History; Social Sciences (General); Art, Architecture and Design
Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, and history of education. Provides selective indexing of historical articles from more than 1,800 journals in over 40 languages back to 1955 as well as the full text of more than 300 journals and over 130 books.
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History; Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Provides full text online access to the complete 250-plus volumes of Cambridge Histories reference series. Provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.
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Access World News from NewsBank provides full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. Date coverage varies with individual newspaper. Also includes thousands of broadcast transcripts, newswires, video clips, and news blogs
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French and Italian Studies; Germanic Studies; Political Science
Consists of historical documents from the British National Archives that offer perspectives on politics, diplomacy and everyday life in the German-occupied countries. Includes detailed information indexed by year and section, from the occupied states of Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway and the Vatican, and the neutral countries--Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland--along with a day-by-day chronology of the war, photographs and posters from The National Archives, film footage of Special Operations Executive (SOE) agents in France from the Imperial War Museum, links to related resources and three newly commissioned essays by leading experts in addition to a comprehensive introduction by Dr. Michael Stenton.
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History; Medieval Studies
The standard encyclopaedia for medieval studies. It deals with all branches of medieval studies and covers the period from 300 to 1500 AD/CE for the whole of Europe and parts of the Middle East and North Africa.
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History; Law; Political Science; Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
  • Working papers
  • Conference procedings
  • Journals
  • Books
  • Schedule of events
  • Links and resources.
"Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is designed to be a comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 on that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from non- governmental organizations, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from conferences. It also has more than 160 links to international affairs centers, institutes, and resources; U.S., international, and foreign govenment sites; environmental studies Web pages; and news media services"-- From the HOLLIS Plus information screen.
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1 online resource
Provides access to articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. Evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social and economic framework. Contains objective, multi-disciplinary articles compiled by an international network of faculty members at leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing.