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New Primary Source Databases

The HBLL has recently acquired several databases with primary source content related to British and world history. The database links are live and discoverable on the library’s A-Z database list, and they complement Special Collection holdings: Travel Writing, Spectacle and World History Contains hundreds of accounts by women of their travels across the globe from …

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Travels in China

With the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the world’s eyes have turned toward China with a renewed interest in that country’s culture, politics, landscape, and peoples. China has been an object of fascination for Westerners for centuries, especially during the Early Modern period, when European explorers, merchants, and missionaries established relations with the Chinese. As the two …

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