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HIST 329: Britain Since 1851

Featured Websites

Institute of Historical Research

Internet History Sourcebooks Project 
A collection of primary source documents from ancient to modern times, for example:

National Gallery London - For researchers

National Archives (UK) - Education

Victoria and Albert Museum - Search the collections

Imperial War Museums - Collections

A Vision of Britain through Time
From 1801 and 2001 - including maps, statistical trends and historical description

The Cabinet Papers, 1915-1979 (from the National Archives)

British Cartoon Prints (Library of Congress)

East India Company at Home, 1757-1857

Charles Booth's London

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