Eighteenth Century Journals Portal brings together rare journals and newspapers printed between c.1685 and 1835, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Many are ephemeral, lasting only for a handful of issues, others run for several years.
Material used in the collection comes from the British Library; Bodleian Library, Oxford; Cambridge University Library; Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin; and other major institutions. The Portal consists of five standalone sections, each of which will support research and study on multiple subjects and themes from the period, including:
- Class and Social Structure
- Current Affairs: Domestic and Foreign
- Colonialism and Empire
- Drama, Theatre and Music
- Economics and the Industrial Revolution
- The Enlightenment, Science and Discovery
- Fashion, Taste and Consumption
- The French and American Revolutions
- Poetry and Literature
- Politics and Radicalism
- Slavery and the Anti-Slavery Movement
For more detailed information on Eighteenth Century Journals Portal, see the online guide at Adam Matthew Digital.
The trial runs through October 15, 2014.
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