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Vol 1  From the East India Company to the Suez Canal
Vol 2 The Scramble for Africa 


  • Historical Abstracts Contains citations and abstracts to books and articles on the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
  • Bibliography of British and Irish Studies
    A comprehensive index to books, articles, and primary sources about the history of Britain, Ireland, and the British overseas from the Roman period to the present day. Now includes Texts and Calendars, Irish History Online and London's Past Online. Available to all users.
  • Bibliography of Asian Studies
    Indexes the scholarly literature on all subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.
  • Periodicals Index Online
    Indexes over 15 million articles in over 4500 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences back as far as 1665. Now includes some full text.

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Librarian for Military History, History of Science and Technology, Britain, Ireland and Commonwealth

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