British and Irish Studies

The Court Rolls of Ramsey, Hepmangrove and Bury, 1268-1600

Description

The court rolls of Ramsey, Hepmangrove and Bury constitute a distinctive collection of primary sources for examining and exploring the lives of ordinary people and the institutions of a rural community in the East Midlands of medieval England from the end of the 13th century to the beginning of the 17th century.

They were previously published on microfiche as part of The Court Rolls of Ramsey, Hepmangrove and Bury, 1268-1600, edited and translated by Edwin DeWindt and originally published by the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (Toronto) in 1990 as vol. 17 of the Subsidia Mediaevalia series (ISBN 0-88844-366-8). In addition to the fiche, this book contains an extensive introduction and comprehensive index of the rolls, including people, places, and subjects.

These court rolls, together with census data, supplement Ramsey: The Lives of an English Fenland Town, 1200-1600 by Anne Reiber DeWindt and Edwin Brezette DeWindt, published by the Catholic University of America Press in January 2006 (ISBN 0-8132-1424-6).

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1268-1600
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10311
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Encyclopedia of India

Alternative Titles
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Encyclopedia of India (GVRL)
Description
A four-volume survey of the history, cultures, geography and religions of India from ancient times to the present day. Includes more than 600 entries, arranged alphabetically. For students and general readers.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2006 edition
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10313
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17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers

Alternative Titles
Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Collection Newspapers, Seventeenth to Eighteenth Century Burney Collection Newspapers, Burney Newspapers Collection
Gale Historical Newspapers, British Library
Description

The present digital collection, that helps chart the development of the concept of 'news' and 'newspapers' and the "free press," totals almost 1 million pages and contains approximately 1,270 titles. This is the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century news content available from the British Library. Many of the Burney newspapers are well known, but many pamphlets and broadsides also included have remained largely hidden. Newly digitized, all Burney treasures are now fully text-searchable.

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1604 - 1804
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10073
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Economist Historical Archive 1843-2011

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The Economist Magazine, The Economist Newspaper
Description

A complete searchable archive of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to four years ago, with full-color images, multiple search indexes, and exportable financial tables. One of the most widely read magazines in the world, offering timely reporting, concise commentary and comprehensive analysis of the world's political, business, scientific, technological and cultural developments and the connections between them. (For text-only access to issues of The Economist from the most recent four years, use Academic OneFile, Access World News, or ProQuest Research Library.)

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1843 - 2011 Includes complete full text of every issue from the first (August 1, 1843) through the last December issue of 4 years ago. (One year of additional content from 4 years ago is added annually.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10021
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Historical Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
HAFT
Description

Historical Abstracts covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more. The database indexes more than 1,700 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955.

 

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1955-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9993
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English Short Title Catalogue (British Library)

Alternative Titles
ESTC
Description
The 'English Short Title Catalogue' (ESTC) is a comprehensive, international union catalogue listing early books, serials, newspapers and selected ephemera printed before 1801. It contains catalogue entries for items issued in Britain, Ireland, overseas territories under British colonial rule, and the United States. Also included is material printed elsewhere which contains significant text in English, Welsh, Irish or Gaelic, as well as any book falsely claiming to have been printed in London. The database contains nearly 470,000 entries, and represents the holdings of some 2,000 libraries world-wide.
Type
Catalog
Coverage
1473-1800
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9883
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British Newspapers 1600-1950

Description

This full-text database cross-searches several historical british newspaper collections, including the 17th-18th Century Burney Collection,19th Century British Library Newspapers, and British Newspapers III (1780-1950).

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1600 - 1950
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9835
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Archive of Celtic-Latin Literature

Alternative Titles
ACLL
Brepolis
Description

More than 450 Latin works by over a hundred known and unknown authors, spanning the fields of theology, liturgy, computistics, grammar, hagiography, poetry and historiography, and including legal texts, charters, inscriptions, etc.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9837
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19th Century British Library Newspapers

Alternative Titles
Nineteenth Century British Library Newspapers
Gale Historical Newspapers
Description
Collection contains full runs of 48 newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain. This new collection includes national and regional newspapers, as well as those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also present in the collection.
Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1800 - 1900
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9833
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PAIS Index

Alternative Titles
PAIS International (Public Affairs Information Service) (CSA)
PAIS Archive
Public Affairs International
Description

Contains references to nearly 2 million journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, research and conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, etc. concerning public affairs and public policy worldwide.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1915-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9553
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