Digitized version of the English-language daily Jerusalem Post, 1932-1988. Covers Israel, the Middle East, and the Jewish World. Previous title: Palestine Post (1932-1950).
Explore nearly 150 years of the Emerald Isle’s turbulent history, rich culture, and complex political climate with The Irish Times (1859-2008) and the Weekly Irish Times (1876-1958). From the aftermath of the Great Famine, the launch of the Titanic, and the Easter Rising of 1916, to the World Wars, the Troubles, and today’s most pressing global social issues, Ireland’s “only independent newspaper” lends its authoritative voice to local and international events alike.
The historical Irish Times provides comprehensive news reporting as well as sports, business, arts, lifestyle coverage, and more. Each issue contains in-depth analysis and lively debate of current events. The Weekly Irish Times’ coverage includes The Times Pictorial. These titles provide access to prominent columnists, including arts commentator Fintan O’Toole, satirist Miriam Lord, former Prime Minister Garret FitzGerald, and opinion editorial writers like Tony Blair and Bill Clinton.
Because complete runs of The Irish Times and the Weekly Irish Times have been captured, researchers can follow the progression of events—and even the newspaper’s evolution from “new conservative daily paper”to today’s more progressive publication—over time.
When it was founded in 1817, The Scotsman was so radical that it was considered “incendiary.” Today, it continues to provide an independent voice and uniquely Scottish analysis of local and global events.
From the death of Sir Walter Scott to the death of Abraham Lincoln, from the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to the fashion for tea salons in Victorian Glasgow, and from the Catholic Emancipation Bill to the crash of the U.S. stock market, The Scotsman captured the unprecedented turmoil and change occurring on both sides of the Atlantic during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Because The Scotsman, part of ProQuest Historical Newspapers™, is delivered on the same platform as The Guardian, The Observer, The Irish Times, and Weekly Irish Times, researchers can easily compare and contrast facts and opinions conveyed in these newspapers. The result is a more comprehensive understanding of the modern history of the British Isles and Ireland.
The Detroit Free Press published its first edition before Michigan entered statehood and when wild animals outnumbered the people living in the city. Its editor assigned a writer to walk the waterfront and record the shipping news each day, creating the first news “beat.” The Free Press also was the first U.S. newspaper to print a regular Sunday edition and the first to publish court testimony. It sent reporters to Civil War battlefields to describe the action, set up a Washington bureau to report on politics, and was the first American newspaper published in Europe when it began a London edition in 1881.
The Detroit Free Press witnessed the arrival of former slaves and the influx of Polish, German, Irish, and Italian immigrants to Michigan. It watched the mining and timber industries bring industry and wealth to the state. The publication witnessed the birth of the automotive industry and products such as Vernors Ginger Ale and Faygo pop. And, it followed Detroit Tiger’s baseball player Ty Cobb as he set record after record.
Complete runs of major trade and consumer magazines, from their inception to 2000. Ideal for scholars studying:
- The economics of the entertainment industry
- Production, marketing and reception of films or music albums
- Factors surrounding the emergence of subcultures such as punk, two-tone or grunge
- Culture, politics and social change in dynamic eras such as the 1960s
Each magazine can be browsed cover-to-cover in full-page, full-text format. Users are able to search for original reviews, interviews, industry news, listings, charts and features relating to the full range of popular media using advanced search and retrieval functionality.
- Includes key trade and mass-market consumer magazines – weekly and monthly issues
- Approximately 2.5 million pages digitized in high resolution color and fully searchable
- Complete backfiles support analysis of trends in popular culture across the entire 20th century
- Covers the entire entertainment industry, including film, television, popular music, radio, theatre, and performing arts, with a focus on the US and the UK
- Cross-searchable with historical databases on the all-new ProQuest platform
- American Film (1975-1992)
- Back Stage (1960-2000)
- Beat, The (1982-2000)
- Billboard (1894-2000)
- Broadcast (1960-2000)
- Broadcasting & Cable (1931-2000)
- Disc (1958-1975)
- Film Journal International (1934-2000)
- Film Weekly (1928-1939)
- Melody Maker (1926-2000)
- Mixmag (1983-2000)
- Musical Express / New Musical Express (1946-2000)
- Musician (1976-1999)
- Muzik (1995-2000)
- Picturegoer (1911-1960)
- R&R (1973-2000)
- Rave (1964-1970)
- Screen International (1975-2000)
- Stage, The (1880-2000)
- Variety (1905-2000)
- Vox (1990-1999)
The English North China Herald is universally acclaimed as the prime printed source in any language for the history of the foreign presence in China from around 1850 to the 1940s.
During this so-called ‘treaty century’ (1842-1943) the Great Western Powers established a strong presence in China through their protected enclaves in the major cities.
It was published in Shanghai, at the heart of China’s dealing with the Euro-American world and a city at the forefront of developments in Chinese politics, culture, education and the economy. As the official journal for British consular notifications, and announcements of the Shanghai Municipal Council, it is the first – and sometimes only – point of reference for information and comment on a range of foreign and Chinese activities.
Regularly it also features translations of Chinese official notifications and news. The Herald had correspondents across the whole of China. These supplied a constant stream of news of an incredible variety, such as, apart from news and gossip reflecting the social, cultural and political life of the foreign settlements; trade statistics, stock prices, Chinese news, essays on Chinese culture and language, law reports from foreign courts in the settlements, company reports, news on foreign social, cultural and political life, maps, cartoons, photographs, stock prices and law and company reports, advertisements, tables of tea, silk and cotton exports, or long-forgotten facts about missionaries, birth, marriage, and death announcements, facts about other foreign nationals – the French, Danish, Italian, German, Dutch, and so on. Although a thriving treaty port press developed over the century of the foreign presence, no other newspaper existed over such an extended period, and covers it in such incredible depth and variety. The dense unindexed columns of the Herald offer therefore an indispensable, still largely unexplored treasure-trove for any scholar of modern Chinese history. War, revolution and politics have conspired to destroy library holdings or frustrate access to publications from China’s treaty century. The fully text-searchable North China Herald online is one of the primary sources on a period which continues to shape much of China’s world and worldview.
Full-text searchable access to the complete backfile of Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002), a major African American community newspaper. Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.
Full-text searchable access to the complete backfile of New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), a major African American community newspaper. Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.
Full-text searchable access to the complete backfile of Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005), a major African American community newspaper. Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.
Full-text searchable access to the complete backfile of Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003), a major African American community newspaper. Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.