Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange – part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online via Gale [via Gale]
March of Time [via Alexander Street Press]
From 1935-1967, Time Inc. offered Americans views of significant historical events in their newsreel series The March of Time. Several hundred of these newsreels can be searched and viewed as streaming videos. Transcripts of these commercial, documentary, instructional and public service videos accompany the films. In support of research and teaching, the resource enables users to create, edit, and share playlists or film clips.
Medieval Travel Writing [via Adam Matthew]
“Presents manuscripts of some of the most important works of European travel writing from the later medieval period. The chief focus is on journeys to central Asia and the Far East, including accounts of travel to Mongolia, Persia, India, China and South-East Asia. The collection also includes a number of important accounts of travels to or through the Holy Land.” Documents “are in a range of languages including French, Latin, German, Spanish, Dutch and English. Supporting the manuscripts are relevant secondary texts of translations and editions, as well as full catalogue details.”
Church Missionary Society Periodicals [via Adam Matthew]
Archives Unbound: Global Missions and Theology [via Gale]
Empire Online [via Adam Matthew]
Visual History Archive of the USC Shoah Foundation (VHA) [via USC Shoah Foundation]
Frontier Life [via Adam Matthew]
South Asian Newspapers [via NewsBank]
Searchable 19th and 20th century newspapers from South Asia. Featuring titles from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Digital South Asia Library [via CRL and U of Chicago]
“The Digital South Asia Library provides digital materials for reference and research on South Asia to scholars, public officials, business leaders, and other users” It includes books, journals, maps, photographs, statistics and much more.
The Times of India (1838-2010) [via ProQuest]
Chinese Pamphlets: Political communication and mass education in the early period of the People’s Republic of China [via CRL]
Mass education materials published in Hong Kong and in Mainland China, particularly Shanghai, in the years 1947-1954. These cartoon books, pamphlets, postcards and magazines, on topics such as foreign threats to Chinese security, Chinese relations with the Soviet Union, industrial and agricultural production, and marriage reform, were produced by both Kuomintang (Nationalist) and Gongchantang (Communist) supporters. Mostly in Chinese, but SOME PAMPHLETS ARE TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH.