Contact | 01473 956550 |
Suppliers of Information Resources
for education and libraries
Historical Primary Sources

Historical Primary Sources


Publisher: NewsBank Inc

ID: HPS-992082-00

Product description

From the renowned news publisher NewsBank, this is a unique collection of 15 primary sources for teaching and learning. Contains copies of actual source documents. Engage students through the use of Historical Primary Sources.

African American Newspapers Series 1 and 2
Comprehensive collection provides students with insight into the culture and contributions of African Americans across 150 years of US history. Its primary source newspaper coverage offers historical context to the African American experience and enables educators to seamlessly integrate non-fiction reading into their curriculum. Spans the Antebellum South, growth of the Black church, Jim Crow Era, Great Migration, Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights movement through political and economic empowerment etc. Delivers differing viewpoints that students can compare and contrast. Includes newspapers from 1827 to 1998 from 35 states including the Freedom's Journal (NY) - the first African American newspaper published in the U.S.

African Newspapers 1800-1922
This groundbreaking online collection provides more than 60 searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring English and foreign-language titles from Angola, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. African Newspapers offers unparalleled coverage of the issues and events that shaped the continent and its peoples between 1800 and 1922. Created in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries and its contributing members. Wide-ranging coverage of the issues and events that shaped the continent and its peoples.

American Broadsides and Ephemera 1760-1876
Built in partnership with the American Antiquarian Society. This full-color digital edition offers fully searchable facsimiles of 15,000 broadsides printed between 1820 and 1900 and 15,000 pieces of ephemera printed between 1749 and 1900. Featuring documents produced locally across the country, these rare items vividly capture the daily lives of earlier Americans in a way that no other material can. Many are graphically stunning in contrast to most printed items of the time. A uniquely powerful American history resource for visual teaching and learning. Colorful political notices, confessions, songs, menus, advertisements, and much more.

American Civil War Collection 1860-1922
Features more than 13,500 works published between 1860 and 1922, this fully searchable collection offers printed items addressing all facets of the Civil War-one of the most pivotal events in American history-and its aftermath. These diverse materials, all filmed in full-resolution color, include broadsides, lithographs, maps, books, pamphlets, photographs, political cartoons, stereographs, and more. Coverage extends throughout the Civil War and well beyond into the critical postwar period, a time in which modern interpretations of the conflict began to take shape. Covers cultural, economic, military, political, and social aspects of America's deadliest war.

American Race Relations: Global Perspectives 1941-1996
As America transitioned from the Jim Crow era to the Civil Rights movement and beyond, the rest of the world paid close attention. This is the only comprehensive collection covering these foreign reactions to America's racial struggles in the mid-20th century. In addition to providing unique viewpoints on America's fight for racial justice, this fully searchable online collection also offers rare insight into race relations in Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia. The only fully searchable digital archive covering foreign perspectives of American racial issues in the mid-20th century. A wealth of unique primary source documents on racial justice from around the world. New insight into many of the most important historical events and movements of the last hundred years.

Apartheid: Global Perspectives 1946-1996
Apartheid, the Afrikaans word for "apartness," defined life in South Africa in the mid-20th century. As white colonists systematically stripped away the rights of Native Africans, the effects of their actions seeped through South Africa, reverberating throughout the continent and the world. This fully searchable digitized collection contains thousands of translated news broadcasts and publications, written by both the people who experienced apartheid and those around the world who watched, reacted to and analyzed it. A uniquely international survey of the effects of apartheid on South Africa and the world. A wealth of insight for numerous academic disciplines.

Black Authors 1556-1922
Created from the renowned holdings of the Library Company of Philadelphia, it is the most complete and compelling collection of its kind. It offers more than 550 fully catalogued and searchable works by black authors from the Americas, Europe and Africa, expertly compiled by the curators of the Afro-Americana Imprints collection, the largest existing collection of its kind. Found within are wide-ranging genres, including personal narratives, autobiographies, histories, expedition reports, military reports, novels, essays, poems and musical compositions.

Cold War: Global Perspectives on East-West Tensions 1945-1991
From the end of World War II to the early 1990s, the Cold War was the central driving force in global politics. In addition to nuclear arms races and shifting military alliances, the Cold War years had a critical impact on many of today's most intriguing research topics, from technology to terrorism, immigration to international politics. No other resource brings together primary source documents from around the world to shed new light on this crucial period in world history. An invaluable collection of international primary source documents on the Cold War. Useful for a breadth of research that goes far beyond the Cold War itself.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS)
Has been the United States' principal historical record of political open source intelligence for more than half a century, and is an indispensable source for insights into decades of turbulent world history. The original mission of the FBIS was to monitor, record, transcribe and translate intercepted radio broadcasts from foreign governments, official news services, and clandestine broadcasts from occupied territories. Accordingly, it provides a wealth of information from all countries outside of the United States - from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. A unique 20th-century archive for students studying political science and world history. Helps researchers develop a layered understanding of the Cold War, the Soviet Union, China, the Middle East and Latin America.

Hispanic American Newspapers 1808-1980
Represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. The distinctive collection features hundreds of Hispanic American newspapers, including many long scattered and forgotten titles published in the 19th century. It is based on the "Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project," a national research effort directed by Nicolás Kanellos, Brown Foundation Professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston. Offers unabridged voices, ranging from intellectuals and literary notables to politicians, union organizers and grassroots figures.

Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees: Global Perspectives 1941-1996
This resource provides a wide-ranging perspective on human migration that stretch far beyond the borders of the United States. This fully searchable digital archive includes firsthand accounts from reputable sources around the world, covering such important events as post- World War II Jewish resettlement, South African apartheid, Latin American migrations to the United States and much more. An invaluable tool for researching one of the most gripping subjects of our time. Firsthand reports and global analysis not available anywhere else that support a wide range of academic disciplines.

Latin American Newspapers 1805-1922
Offers unprecedented coverage of the people, issues and events that shaped this vital region during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring more than 280 newspapers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and a dozen other countries, these resources provide a wide range of viewpoints from diverse Latin American cultures. Latin American Newspapers chronicles the evolution of Latin America over two centuries through eyewitness reporting, editorials, legislative information, letters, poetry, advertisements, obituaries and other items.

Middle East and North Africa: Global Perspectives 1958-1994
For anyone seeking to understand one of the world's most complex, volatile and internationally significant regions this is an indispensable resource. This fully searchable online archive offers firsthand reporting and deep analysis on important issues and historic events from Morocco to Egypt to Afghanistan. And with unique content not available anywhere else, it allows researchers unprecedented opportunities to delve into the cultural, economic and political forces that are integral to an array of interdisciplinary topics. Firsthand reporting and deep analysis on global and regional issues. A critical resource for 20th-century global studies, with widespread interdisciplinary applications.

Rand Daily Mail, The
Published daily in Johannesburg from 1902-1985, is a critically important title that pioneered popular journalism in South Africa. It is renowned today for being the first newspaper to openly oppose apartheid and contribute to its downfall. Acclaimed 20th-century newspaper contains a wealth of unique perspectives on South Africa and the African continent. First newspaper to openly oppose apartheid and contribute to its downfall.

South Asian Newspapers
Is a one-of-a-kind collection that provides online access to a select group of South Asian newspapers from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring English-, Gujarati- and Bengali-language papers published in India, in the regions of the Sub-continent that now comprise Pakistan, and in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), South Asian Newspapers offers extensive coverage of the people, issues and events that shaped the Indian Subcontinent between 1864 and 1922. Created in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries and its contributing members. Opportunities for fresh insights into South Asian history, politics, culture and daily life.

Subscriptions provide unlimited user access at school and remote access.

Annual subscription prices are based on the number of Full Time Students (FTEs) - please contact us with your FTE count for a quotation.

Format: Online
Key stage: 3, 4, 5+
Age range: 11-19

© Cambridge Information Ltd. Combs Tannery, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 2EN Tel: 01473 956550 Email: