Browse Themes (11 total)

Labour

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Labour history is a broad field of study concerned with the development of the labor movement and the working class. The central concerns of labor…

War & Revolution

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Wars and revolutions from around the world and their impact on the people of those countries embroiled in armed conflict.

Colonialism, Empires & Exploration

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Archives highlighting the race of exploration and colonisation between the then most advanced maritime empires, Portugal and Spain, in the 15th…

Asia

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The history of Asia can be seen as the collective history of several distinct peripheral coastal regions such as, East Asia, South Asia, and the…

Ancient

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Ancient History is the study of study of history before the end of the Western Roman Empire A.D. 476.

Gender

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Gender history is a sub-field of history and gender studies, which looks at the past from the perspective of gender. It is in many ways, an outgrowth…

Pre-modern

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In the Pre-Modern era, many people's sense of self and purpose was often expressed via a faith in some form of deity, be that in a single God or in…

Modern

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Primary materials covering the 15th Century through to the current period.

Australia & Australians

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The History of Australia refers to the history of the area and people of the Commonwealth of Australia and its preceding Indigenous and colonial…

Pacific Region

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Exploring the history of those cultures who have made their home in or near the Pacific Ocean region.

Large, Diverse Collections

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Large institutions from around the world host a diverse range of digital archive collections. Included here are digital collections from Scotland,…