Database Results for Your Selections

Results 126 - 136 of 136

  1. United Nations Treaty Collection

    This collection includes comprehensive information relating to treaties and international agreements entered into by members of the United Nations.

    • Full Text: Yes

    Subjects: Government Information, History World

  2. Victorian Popular Culture, I, II, III and IV

    Victorian Popular Culture describes popular entertainment in America, Britain and Europe in the period from 1779 to 1930 and shows how interconnected these worlds were.

    The first section, ‘Sensation, Magic & Spiritualism’, explores the relationship between the popularity of Victorian magic shows and conjuring tricks and the emergence of séances and psychic phenomena in Britain and America. The second section, ‘Circuses, Sideshows and Freaks’ focuses on the world of travelling entertainment, which brought spectacle to vast audiences across Britain, America and Europe in the 19th and early 20th century. The third section, “Music Hall, Theatre and Popular Entertainment”, features material on music halls; theatre (legitimate and illegitimate); pantomime; pleasure gardens; exhibitions; and scientific institutions. The fourth section explores the pivotal era in entertainment history when previously static images came to life and moved for the first time.

    • Full Text: Yes
    • Coverage: 1779-1930

    Subjects: Archives and Primary Sources, English and American Literature, Ethnic Studies, History Modern 1800-, History US, History World, Theater Studies, Womens and Gender Studies

  3. Virginia Company Archives

    Includes the complete Ferrar Papers held in Magdalene College, Cambridge; transcripts by David R. Ransome of documents relating to the Virginia Company; and Susan Kingsbury’s Records of the Virginia Company of London (1906-35).

    Documents the founding, economic development, and ethnic and gender composition of early Virginia, relations among colonists and Native Americans, and the Ferrar family’s interest in the settlement of North America.

    • Full Text: Yes
    • Coverage: 1590-1790

    Subjects: Archives and Primary Sources, History Early Modern 1450-1800, History US, History World

  4. Voice of the Shuttle

    Brief annotations are given for links in categories such as humanities metapages, humanities centers and programs, humanities discussion groups and newsgroups, courses, and conferences.

    Subjects: English and American Literature, French Literature and Language, History World

  5. Web of Science (ISI Citation Indexes)

    A collection of multidisciplinary citation databases, including Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Current Chemical Reactions, and Index Chemicus.

    Because the information stored about each article includes the article's cited reference list (i.e., its bibliography), you can also search for articles that cite a known author or work.

    Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI) 1975 to present
    Current Chemical Reactions 1986 to present (CCR includes Institut National de la Propriete Industrielle structure data back to 1840)
    Index Chemicus 1996 to present
    Science Citation Index Expanded 1955 to present
    Social Sciences Citation Index 1956 to present

    Search tutorial and cited reference search tutorial available.

    • Coverage: varies

    Subjects: Psychology, Environmental Sciences, Science and Technology, Anthropology, Area Studies, Biological Sciences, Book Reviews, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Education, English and American Literature, Health, History Early Modern 1450-1800, History Middle Ages 400-1450, History Modern 1800-, History World, Mathematics, Music, Neuroscience Animal Behavior, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Religion, Sociology, Statistics and Demography, Womens and Gender Studies

  6. Wen yuan ge Si ku quan shu dian zi ban, or Si Ku Quan Shu

    The Si Ku Quan Shu, or Complete Library in Four Branches of Literature, is the most comprehensive collection of Chinese scholarship from antiquity to the 18th century.

    Its contents cover a wide range of subjects, including the classics, history, literature, philosophy, geography, politics, rules and regulations, economics, society, astronomy, science, technology and medicine. Note: This database is on a stand-alone CD-ROM.

    • Full Text: Yes
    • Coverage: When written Chinese was invented to 18th century

    Subjects: History World, Philosophy, Religion, Science and Technology

  7. Women and Social Movements International

    Contains primary source materials on women’s international activism since 1840 including conference proceedings, books, pamphlets, photographs, videos, articles from newspapers and journals, correspondence, diary entries, and memoirs.

    Some scholarly articles that comment on the collection are also included.

    • Full Text: Yes
    • Coverage: 1840-present

    Subjects: History Modern 1800-, History World, History US, Political Science, Womens and Gender Studies

  8. Women in the National Archives

    Women in the National Archives is part of Archives Direct and is comprised of two elements: “A Finding Aid to Women’s Studies Resources in the National Archives at Kew” and “Original Documents on the Suffrage Question in Britain, the Empire, and Colonial Territories.” The Finding Aid is a detailed analysis, on an item basis, of the holdings of the National Archives on the subject of women from c1559 – 1995.

    The second part of the resource is the collection of original documents, particularly relating to “The Campaign for Women’s Suffrage in Britain, 1903 – 1928” and “The granting of women’s suffrage in Colonial territories, 1930 – 1963.”

    • Full Text: Yes
    • Coverage: 1559 - 1995

    Subjects: African Studies Sub-Saharan, Archives and Primary Sources, English and American Literature, History Modern 1800-, History World, Womens and Gender Studies

  9. World Historical Primary Sources & Artemis Primary Sources

    This trial of World Historical Primary Sources from Gale/Cengage provides access to over 25 historical archives, historical newspapers, legal primary sources, literature sources and e-book databases.

    To search across collections use the Artemis Primary Sources Portal (available from the archives, newspapers, legal sources, or literature tabs).

    Databases not currently owned by Emory that are part of this trial include: British Literary Manuscripts Online, Crime Punishment and Popular Culture, 1790-1920, The Financial Times Historical Archive, The Economist Historical Archive, 1843-2011, Chatham House Historical Archive, the Daily Mail Historical Archive, the Illustrated London News Archive, The Listener Historical Archive, The Picture Post Historical Archive, Punch Historical Archive, and others.

    • Full Text: Yes
    • Coverage: 1500-2009
    • Trial

    Subjects: Archives and Primary Sources, Ethnic Studies, History Modern 1800-, History World, Journalism

  10. World History Collection

    World History Collection contains cover-to-cover full text for more than 130 titles, including many peer-reviewed journals. Full text dates as far back as 1964.

    These hand-selected information sources cover a wide range of historical topics including anthropology, art, culture, economics, government, heritage, military, politics, regional issues, and more. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all journals in the collection.

    • Full Text: Yes
    • Coverage: 1964-

    Subjects: History World

  11. World Newspaper Archive: South Asian Newspapers

    The collection will provide more than 400,000 fully searchable pages of newspapers published in South Asia between 1864 and 1922. Titles were published in India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

    Languages include English, Bengali, Gujarati, and others. Titles include such key publications as: Amrita Bazar Patrika (Calcutta), Bankura Darpana (Bankura, India), Madras Mail (Madras), Tribune (Lahore, Pakistan) and the Ceylon Observer (Sri Lanka).

    • Full Text: Yes
    • Coverage: 1864-1922

    Subjects: Area Studies, History Modern 1800-, History World, News Sources, South Asian Studies