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<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

Local Bangla School visits Penn’s South Asia Collection
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Local Bangla School visits Penn’s South Asia Collection

“There’s something quite powerful about people coming together to look at a text or watch a film in the language of their home country,” says Mallika Sircar, Library Specialist in Penn Libraries’ South Asia Collection. Since 2015, Sircar has helped coordinate bi-annual library visits for the Shopan Bangla School, an organization parented by the Bengali … 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

Mobile Coverage Explorer : Global mobile telecom network shapefiles
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Mobile Coverage Explorer : Global mobile telecom network shapefiles

The Penn Libraries have licensed the Collins Bartholomew Mobile Coverage Explorer GIS data collection for use by Penn students, faculty, and staff. These ESRI shapefiles present annual coverages for mobile network providers with individual countries worldwide, starting with 1999 coverages. They are suitable for use with ArcGIS, QGIS, and other mapping software that can recognize … 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

LAPOP : Latin American public opinion poll datasets
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LAPOP : Latin American public opinion poll datasets

The Penn Libraries have joined LAPOP, the Latin American Public Opinion Project at Vanderbilt University, as a member institution and data repository. Penn students, faculty, and staff may now download LAPOP microdata datasets – datasets contain the questionnaire responses of individual public opinion poll respondents – for LAPOP’s AmericasBarometer polls, 2004-present, and for selected national … Continue reading