Provides access to over 70,000 images of original manuscript and printed documents from libraries and archives around the world. Explore colonial history, politics, culture and society relating to the story of Empire from the American, French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese and German points of view, and that from indigenous peoples from Africa, India and North America. Includes thematic essays by leading scholars with hyperlinks to the documentary evidence. Five thematic sections concentrate on Cultural Contacts, 1492-1969 (Section I); Empire Writing and the Literature of Empire (Section II); The Visible Empire (Section III); Religion & Empire (Section IV); and Race, Class, Imperialism & Colonialism, c.1607-1969 (Section V).
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