<a href="http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/125973">Medical Services and Warfare, 1850-1927</a>
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Medical Services and Warfare, 1850-1927

This database tells the story of medical advances during warfare from the mid-nineteenth century to the outbreak of the influenza epidemic in 1918 and the discovery of penicillin in 1927. The wealth of documents cover multiple conflicts as well as interwar developments from a range of perspectives. Material has been sourced from across the United States, … Continue reading

<a href="http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/125969">London Lowlife: Street culture, social reform and the Victorian underworld</a>
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London Lowlife: Street culture, social reform and the Victorian underworld

Full-text searchable database containing color images of rare books, ephemera, maps and other materials relating to 19th and early 20th century London; designed for both teaching and study, from undergraduate to research students and beyond. Will be of interest to students and scholars from a wide range of disciplines, including literature, cultural studies, urban studies, … Continue reading

<a href="http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/125978">Service Newspapers of World War Two</a>
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Service Newspapers of World War Two

During World War Two and its aftermath, journalism played a vital role in keeping servicemen informed and connected, wherever they happened to be stationed across the world. Service newspapers acted as the mouthpiece of the troops, being variously responsible for: keeping the units apprised of the general progress of the war providing news local to … Continue reading

<a href="http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/125976"> Popular culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975 : rock and roll, counterculture, peace and protest.</a>
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Popular culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975 : rock and roll, counterculture, peace and protest.

By focusing on substantial collections of original archival material from key libraries in Britain and America, Popular Culture provides primary sources enabling students and scholars to examine key issues and events of the period, including: Changing Lifestyles, 1950-1975 Youth Culture Student Protests across Europe and the US Popular Culture; TV; Music; Movies Civil Rights; Women’s Liberation; Minority … Continue reading

<a href="http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/125980">Slavery, Abolition and Social Change, 1490-2007</a>
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Slavery, Abolition and Social Change, 1490-2007

This database assembles many substantial clusters of material offering in-depth case studies in America, the Caribbean, Brazil and Cuba along with important material examining European, Islamic and African involvement in the slave trade.  The range of material is vast and serves as a complement to the U.S.- and English-focused Slavery and Anti-Slavery database.  It can … Continue reading

<a href="http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/125965">Gender Identity and Social Change</a>
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Gender Identity and Social Change

Gender: Identity and Social Change includes primary sources for the study of gender history, women’s suffrage, the feminist movement and the men’s movement. Other key areas represented in the material include: employment and labour, education, government and legislation, the body, domesticity and the family. Aside from material relating to suffrage, equal rights, feminism, and traditional … Continue reading

<a href="http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/125963">Everyday Life and Women in America, 1800-1920</a>
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Everyday Life and Women in America, 1800-1920

Everyday Life & Women in America comprises thousands of fully searchable images of monographs, pamphlets, periodicals and broadsides addressing 19th and early 20th century political, social and gender issues, religion, race, education, employment, marriage, sexuality, home and family life, health, and pastimes. The bulk of the collection is taken from Duke’s Sallie Bingham Center for … Continue reading