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Aeronautics and Space Flight: Global Origins of Modern Aviation and Rocketry is a fully searchable digitized collection that chronicles the history of modern aviation as it unfolded, offering valuable insight for students and researchers in a variety of disciplines. A comprehensive archive of media and research Between 1957 and 1995, the Central Intelligence Agency collected media from around the world and translated it into English, including tens of thousands of journal articles, government publications, newspapers, magazines, and transcribed television and radio broadcasts. These primary source documents capture the spectacular pace of aeronautics during those years, and the excitement and fear it inspired. - Publisher
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African Newspapers: The British Library Collection features nearly 60 newspapers from throughout Africa, all published before 1901. Originally archived by the British Library—the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the largest and most respected libraries in the world—these rare historical documents are now available for the first time in a fully searchable online collection. From culture to history to geopolitics, the pages of these newspapers offer fresh research opportunities for students and scholars interested in topics related to Africa. - Publisher
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American Children’s Books is the first digital collection of these important publications, providing nearly 6,000 books printed in America between 1654 and 1819. Features text and data analysis tools, author biographies, and suggested search paths for easy browsing and discovery. – Publisher
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Nearly every printed work about criminal acts, criminal law, and the criminal justice system 1664-1819, featuring text and data analysis tools, author biographies, and suggested search paths for easy browsing and discovery. American Crime and Criminal Justice is the only digital collection of primary source documents covering this formative aspect of American history and culture. It features more than 8,000 items printed or reprinted in America during the Colonial Era and Early National Period, including books, pamphlets, broadsides, speeches, sermons, letters, trial records, and much more. Among these additional items are captivity narratives, statements by victims and defendants, biographies of criminals, and the last words of executed prisoners. – Publisher
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More than 7,000 works about early American Science and Technology 1663-1819, featuring text and data analysis tools, author biographies, and suggested search paths for easy browsing and discovery.

Early American culture was dominated by religion, and an increasing focus on empirical data was controversial. But as inventions like the steam engine proved that the scientific process could produce practical results, interest in scientific research and technological advancement grew. This surge in public interest coincided with a boom in American publishing, and by the mid-18th century an extensive published record ranged across physics, mathematics, chemistry, biology, zoology, geology, geography, astronomy and cartography. Each of these fields—and many others—are covered in detail in American Science and Technology. All told, this comprehensive digital collection offers more than 7,000 primary source documents spanning nearly 200 years. – Publisher
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The most comprehensive digital collection of early American sermons. More than 8,000 sermons, 1652-1819, offer extraordinary insight into politics, society, religion, and family life. Features text and data analysis tools, author biographies, and suggested search paths for easy browsing and discovery. - Publisher
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The AP Stylebook is a writing style guide for journalists. It is published and updated every other year to reflect changes in writing style and new guidelines. Updated regularly since its initial publication in 1953, the AP Stylebook is a must-have reference for writers, editors, students and professionals. It provides fundamental guidelines for spelling, language, punctuation, usage and journalistic style. It is the definitive resource for journalists. AP Stylebook Online is updated throughout the year as new style guidelines are developed. – Publisher
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Cannabis NewsHub: Research Edition is a powerful resource for users seeking information related to the cannabis and hemp industries. Its searchable database features current and historical news and information from more than 13,000 sources, including over three million cannabis and hemp related reports, documents and articles. This one-of-a-kind research tool features content from prominent cannabis and hemp industry publications as well as in-depth local coverage from every state in the United States, Canada, and countries across the globe. - Publisher
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Premier archive of official publications and primary source material related to civil rights in the United States from the 19th century through the 20th century.

From segregation to women’s suffrage to discrimination of all kinds, civil rights have shaped the course of American history. Civil Rights in America: From Reconstruction to the Great Society is a premier archive of official publications and primary source material related to civil rights in the United States. Fully searchable, with unique browsing capabilities and comprehensive metadata, this collection is indispensable for teaching and researching American history, political science, social justice, and related fields. - Publisher
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Journal articles and reports collected and translated by the CIA covering the rise of modern climate science and environmentalism during the second half of the 20th century.

The emerging science of climate change and sustainability has impacted nearly every aspect of human life, from the cars we drive to the air we breathe. Climate Science and Sustainability: Global Origins of Modern Environmentalism chronicles the research and activism related to these impacts, including English translations of academic articles, media reports and government analysis unavailable elsewhere. Students and researchers across a broad range of disciplines, including STEM and Humanities, will find myriad applications for this material. And Readex’s intuitive online interface enables researchers to easily browse the collections by a broad range of topics, each providing highly relevant results for users at all levels. - Publisher
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Computing and Artificial Intelligence: Global Origins of the Digital Age is a fully searchable digitized collection that chronicles the history and impact of computer science as it unfolded, offering valuable insight for students and researchers in a variety of disciplines. Between 1957 and 1995, the Central Intelligence Agency collected media from around the world and translated it into English, including tens of thousands of journal articles, government publications, newspapers, magazines, and transcribed television and radio broadcasts. These primary source materials capture the excitement, momentum and sweeping changes that characterized the most formative decades in computer science. - Publisher
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The largest and most comprehensive collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices. Extensive editorial review of all newspaper sections ensures thorough selection of obituaries for easy access. An easy-to-use interface allows searching by name, date range, or text such as institutional name, social affiliation(s), geographic location(s), philanthropic activities, etc. - Publisher
- Provides comprehensive coverage of obituaries and death notices from 1704 through today
- Manually indexed obituaries enhance search accuracy for deeper family connections
- Coverage from all 50 U.S. states and territories
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From the earliest days of the colonial era through modern times, people of Spanish-speaking heritage have shaped the geography, arts, culture, and civil discourse of the United States in immeasurable ways. This primary source collection offers an expansive window into centuries of Hispanic American history, culture, and daily life – as well as the ways the dominant culture has portrayed and perceived people of Hispanic descent. The content in HLA is sourced from more than 17,000 American and global news sources, including over 700 Spanish-language or bilingual publications. Coverage from the early 18th century to the early 21st – from the early Spanish settlements to the modern era. - Publisher
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Morality and Science: Global Origins of Modern Bioethics is a fully searchable digitized collection that chronicles the field of modern bioethics as it emerged, offering valuable insight for students and researchers in a variety of disciplines. Between 1957 and 1995, the Central Intelligence Agency collected media from around the world and translated it into English, including tens of thousands of journal articles, government publications, newspapers, magazines, and transcribed television and radio broadcasts. These primary source documents capture the promise and trepidation that accompanied historic advances in the life sciences in unparalleled detail. – Publisher
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Every major book about Native Peoples from this period is included in Native American Indians, 1645-1819. This product also offers text and data analysis tools, author biographies, and suggested search paths for easy browsing and discovery. More than 1,600 publications offer unparalleled insight into the relationship between Native Americans and European settlers. - Publisher
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Official record of encounters between Indigenous peoples and American Territorial officials as chronicled by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Series 1-4, 1813-1880.

Through much of the 19th century, the education, land rights, treaty negotiations and other affairs of Native American tribes were overseen by a cadre of superintendents from the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). BIA superintendents scrupulously recorded their interactions with Native American tribes. It contains all the manuscript letters and reports that the superintendents sent to Washington, D.C., as well as the responses and instructions received from the nation’s capital. These primary source documents cover not only encounters between Indigenous people and the U.S. government, but also accounts of Native American cultures during a time when disease and forced relocation were transforming their lives. Now, these rare materials are available for the first time in a readily accessible digital collection, which also contains detailed historical background notes created by the curators of the National Archives. - Publisher
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Comprehensive collection of 4700 American plays published between 1820 and 1900. Includes comedies, tragedies, satires, pantomimes, melodramas, extravaganzas, and much more. Nineteenth-Century American Drama represents a goldmine for Drama and Theater programs around the world. Broad geographic coverage—the stages of New York, Chicago, New Orleans, San Francisco, for example—offers opportunities for many layers of analysis. Critical multi-disciplinary support is provided not only for American history and literature but also for economics, political science, religious studies, ethnic studies and sociology. In addition, a helpful “Suggested Searches” feature makes it easy for users to pinpoint the exact plays of interest—by type, subject matter, setting, character ethnicity and other criteria. - Publisher
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Nuclear Energy: Global Origins of Energy Resource Management in the Atomic Age is a fully searchable digitized collection that chronicles the history and impact of nuclear technology as it was developed, offering valuable insight for students and researchers in a variety of disciplines. A comprehensive archive of media and research Between 1957 and 1995, the Central Intelligence Agency collected media from around the world and translated it into English, including tens of thousands of journal articles, government publications, newspapers, magazines, and transcribed television and radio broadcasts. These primary source documents capture the rapid pace of nuclear development, as well as the role that public opinion played in nuclear energy management during the field’s most formative decades. - Publisher
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Public Health: Global Origins of Modern Health Policy and Management is a fully searchable digitized collection that captures international failures and successes, offering valuable insight for students and researchers in a variety of disciplines. Topics addressed include environmental pollution, developing vaccines and birth control, funding the World Health Organization, educating people about food safety and water quality, preparing regions for natural and other disasters, and much more. Between 1957 and 1995, the Central Intelligence Agency collected media from across the globe and translated it into English, including tens of thousands of journal articles, government publications, newspapers, magazines, and transcribed television and radio broadcasts. Together, these primary source materials offer an unparalleled account of the development of modern public health, as well as the scientific advances that spurred it. - Publisher
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Territorial Papers of the United States is a collection of Native American negotiations and treaties, official correspondence with the federal government, military records, judicial proceedings, population data, financial statistics, land records, and more. Readex’s Territorial Papers contains the entire corpus of the official papers held by the Departments of State and Interior, the two largest such collections in Washington, D.C. Instead of transcripts, it features high-resolution images of the original sources—many of which are hand-written documents—ensuring that scholars don’t miss a single detail from this vital period in American history. - Publisher
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Official publications and primary source material about voting and elections in the United States from the 18th century through the 20th century.

Voting in America, 1789-1994 is a comprehensive collection of primary source documents related to the history of voting and elections in the United States. Comprised of thousands of documents—spanning more than two centuries—this one-of-a-kind resource offers boundless opportunities for inquiry into the democratic experiment that shaped not only America, but democracies around the world. - Publisher
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