Offers about 60,000 images of original documents linked to essays by leading scholars in the field of Empire Studies. The sections cover Cultural Contacts, (1492-1969); Empire Writing and the Literature of Empire; the Visible Empire; Religion and Empire; and Race, Class, and Colonialism (c1783-1969). Maps, manuscripts, pamphlets, paintings, drawings, and rare books are included. Five centuries of history are represented.
Includes documents from these House of Commons (U.K.) Parliamentary sessions:
19th century (1801-1900)
20th century (1901-2003/04)
This resource is akin to the U.S. Serial Set, in that it contains a great variety of different kinds of documents written as proposals for legislation were developed. Also includes access to Hansard, the Parliamentary Debates, both Lords and Commons, for the same period.