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Databases: International History

International History

Armed Conflict Database
Full-text historical background on international and internal armed conflicts, and terrorism

Empire Online
Primary source documents about colonialism since the 15th Century

Extensive bibliographic indexing for millions of records dating back over 40 years. Multidisciplinary and multilingual coverage of humanities and social sciences

Historical Abstracts (EbscoHost)
History of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women’s history, history of education, etc.

IBSS – International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (ProQuest)
Produced by the LSE, IBSS focuses on the four core social science disciplines: anthropology, economics, politics and sociology

The Making of the Modern World (Gale)
Digital facsimile images of primary sources that track the development of the modern, western world through the lens of trade and wealth. Full-text searching across millions of pages of works from the period 1450-1850 (and 1851-1914 in Part II)

Praeger Security International
Full-text, electronic resource available on international security, including defense and foreign policy, strategy, regional security, military history, and terrorism

SSRN – Social Science Research Network
An open access repository composed of specialised research networks in each of the social sciences

US Congressional Documents (HeinOnline) (password)
Complete Congressional Record Bound version, as well as the daily version back to 1980, including: Annals of Congress (1789-1824), Register of Debates (1824-1837), Congressional Globe (1833-1873), and Congressional Hearings (1927-1994)

Women and Social Movements – 1840 to Present
Primary materials (activists writings, personal letters and diaries, conferences proceedings) about women’s social movements

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