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History, Australia & Oceania *: Primary Sources - Historical Documents

This guide is intended to help any faculty, graduate, or undergraduate student find resources in the history of Australia, New Zealand, and Oceania.

Primary Sources - Historical Documents

Empire OnLine
"Empire Online includes approximately 60,000 images of original manuscripts and printed materials covering the period 1492-1962. It is organized into the following five sections, each of which combines both images of original documents and essays by leading scholars in the field of Empire Studies:

  • Section I: Cultural Contacts
  • Section II: Empire Writing and the Literature of Empire
  • Section III: The Visible Empire
  • Section IV: Religion and Empire
  • Section V: Race, Class, and Colonialism

Empire Online also provides biographies of the individuals mentioned in the source material, a detailed chronology of the period covered, and both keyword and controlled vocabulary searching."