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Comprising extensive collections sourced from The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, this digital resource shows how World War Two changed American society and the economy, how it impacted individuals and their families, and the legacy of the war in human terms. From enlistment and training to deployment on the US Home Front or on campaigns overseas, the personal stories of these men and women demonstrate the broad spectrum of American involvement in the conflict.
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Digital versions of all volumes from the acclaimed 33 1/3 series, the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, an expanding range of scholarly books from Bloomsbury’s popular music studies list, and accompanying resources such as illustrated timelines, interactive maps, and artist pages. An ideal resource for popular music, ethnomusicology, media and communication, cultural studies, anthropology, and sociology.
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Trial access expires on 5/31/2019. Access is restricted to two users at a time.
One of the most comprehensive collections of Chinese and Japanese ancient books. Includes more than 27,000 volumes of ancient books covering historical, political, economic, religious, philosophic, literary, ethnic and geographic documents.
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This collection includes almost 6,400 titles by 300+ famous Russian authors, thinkers and philosophers of the 19th-early 20th centuries who made notable contribution to the development of Russian literature, philosophy and culture.
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Scans of public domain books across all subject areas which can be downloaded in their entirety. To enable downloads, please click the “Log In” button and select “University of Southern California” from the dropdown list. You will then be prompted for your USC NetID and password and validated via Shibboleth. You will also find records for works still in copyright, but these can only be searched, not viewed or downloaded.
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Revolution and Protest Online explores the protest movements, revolutions, and civil wars that have transformed societies and human experience from the 18th century through the present. Organized around more than thirty events and areas, representing a variety of time periods, regions, and topics, this collection will include at completion 175 hours of video, 100,000 pages of printed materials.
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Shakespeare’s Globe Archive: Theatres, Players & Performance documents the performance and construction history of the new Globe and the indoor theatre space of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.
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