Full-text and full-page-image access more than 3300 books in the humanities and area studies, recommended by scholars as significant contributions to their respective fields. From the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).
1983-present. Indexes reviews of current fiction and non-fiction, and provides review excerpts and over 100,000 full text reviews. As of Spring 2008 included 1,300,000 reviews covering over 550,000 books
1905-1982. Excerpts from and citations to book reviews from 1905 to 1982 to fiction and nonfiction, reference works, textbooks, and children's books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, science and technology, and general interest
CRL is a consortium of colleges, universities, and libraries that makes available scholarly research resources to users everywhere, with more than five million volumes of research materials rarely held in North American libraries. UCSD is a member.
Begun in the early 1920s and still in progress, CAD is an invaluable source for the study of the civilizations of the ancient Near East--their history, culture, politics, poetry, and scientific achievements.
The Confidential Print series, issued by the British Government between c. 1820 and 1970, originated out of a need to preserve the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices. These range from single-page letters or telegrams to comprehensive dispatches, investigative reports and texts of treaties. All items marked ‘Confidential Print’ were printed and circulated immediately to leading officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet and to heads of British missions abroad. This collection consists of the Confidential Print for the countries of the Levant and the Arabian peninsula, Iran, Turkey, Egypt and Sudan.
Comprehensive, scholarly online encyclopedia with articles on religion, history, politics, culture, biography, and more. Best viewed with Mozilla Firefox. See help screens for directions to download fonts for other browsers.
Covers Jewish history, religion and culture in Muslim lands, covering the seventh century to the present (2010), particularly in the late medieval, early modern and modern periods. Will be updated annually
This collection of files from the Foreign Office (later the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) and Dominions Office focuses on the political and social history of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. ... consists of the complete run of documents in the series DO 133, DO 134 and FCO 37, as well as all documents covering the Indian subcontinent in the FO 371 series. Section I. Independence, partition, and the Nehru era, 1947-64 -- section II. South Asian conflicts and independence for Bangladesh, 1964-71 -- section III. Afghanistan and the Cold War, emergency rule in India, and the resumption of civilian rule in Pakistan, 1972-80
This gateway to architecture around the world and across history documents a thousand buildings and hundreds of leading architects, selected over ten years by the editors of ArchitectureWeek, with photographic images and architectural drawings, integrated maps and timelines, 3D building models, commentaries, bibliographies, web links, and more, for famous designers and structures of all kinds.
The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) eLibrary offers direct access to the full online archive of IMF periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. You will find information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and so much more. Our subscription carries full access to over 13,000 downloadable publications, including many premium titles withheld from the free (public) IMF site. New content is added daily.
Index of European-language publications on Islam, the Middle East, and the Muslim world. Includes journal articles and book chapters published since 1906. Also includes books (1976+), and book reviews (1992+)
Lists Hebrew-language articles from 1178 periodicals, 240 books, selected newspaper articles. Also articles about Israel in other languages. Besides IHP includes Eretz Israel Database, Tel-Hai Index to Hebrew Newspapers and Bar-Ilan Indexing project.
Index to Jewish Periodicals is the definitive index on Jewish history, activity and thought. This database provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in more than 230 journals devoted to Jewish affairs. Index to Jewish Periodicals is intended for students of Jewish thought and others interested in contemporary Jewish and Middle Eastern affairs. Journal coverage dates back as far as 1988.
"Here you can learn about Islamic medicine and science during the Middle Ages and the important role it played in the history of Europe. This site, with its biographies, colorful images, and extensive historical accounts of medieval medicine and sci
From April 1, 2015, the UC San Diego Library has arranged for a two-year trial period of over 26,000 videos available through Kanopy. The videos come from leading producers such as the BBC, California Newsreel, Criterion Collection, First Run Features, Kino Lorber and PBS, with more content added each year. Many of the films are from independent and specialty producers, with a focus on documentary films. Use is limited to currently enrolled UCSD students, employees, and faculty, staff. Faculty may screen these films in the classroom and they may also be used across campus to non-paying audiences, such as organizations and clubs, training, and in residence life.
Indexes publications 1957 to present on Aegean prehistory, Homeric society, and related fields. Covers from the Palaeolithic through end of Geometric Periods, in Greece, Albania, S. Bulgaria, W. & S. coastal Turkey, & Cyprus.
Covers prehistoric, predynastic, and dynastic phases of ancient Egypt and neighbors through the Islamic conquest of 642 CE. All branches of Egyptology: archaeology, anthropology, architecture, linguistics, history, art history, religion, economics, etc
1994-2013. Translations and summaries by U.S. government of international newspaper and newswire stories, transcripts from speeches and radio and television broadcasts, and unclassified technical reports. Successor to FBIS.