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Empire Online enables students and researchers to explore colonial history, politics, culture and society. With primary source material from American, French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, German and British perspectives, Empire Online provides varying points-of-view for comparative research. Documents from Africa, India and North America are also featured.

Students and researchers of colonial history, society, trade and travel, politics and culture are encouraged to explore a diverse range of topics and subjects from ship’s logs to missionaries in Africa.

Highly indexed manuscript and full text printed material, with a broad range of document types. Detailed indexing of metadata enables the sources to be explored in a variety of ways (by period, by date, by person and subject). Interactive chronology and data maps charting the histories and the spread of empires across the globe. An extensive image gallery showcasing the people, places and events important to the history of empire studies. Essays by consultant editors introducing the material and suggesting possible pathways for research and teaching.

JSTOR is a highly selective digital library of academic content in many formats and disciplines. The collections include top peer-reviewed scholarly journals as well as respected literary journals, academic monographs, research reports from trusted institutes, and primary sources. Many JSTOR collections are multidisciplinary and comprised of several core subjects, including language and literature, history, economics, and political science.