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ABOUT ADAM MATTHEW

Adam Matthew publishes unique primary source collections from archives around the world.

Our award winning collections span the social sciences and humanities and cover a multitude of topics ranging from Medieval manuscripts and Victorian moving images to ephemera from the 1960s and confidential government documents.

We collaborate with leading libraries and academics to produce powerful research and dynamic teaching collections for universities, colleges and libraries – our editorial mission is to enhance any learning environment.

Free public access to BP energy data

 Adam Matthew are enabling free public access for one month to their innovative ‘Energy Data Visualisation Tool’, which uses the latest web-based information visualization techniques to represent a vast array of data on global energy use. Users will be able to access global energy reserves, production and consumption data and explore the huge growth in renewables between 1965 and 2012 with free access for 30 days. Available from 15th September – 15th October 2014 at

He-men and homemakers: gender in mid-20th century advertising

Unfortunately Emma Watson throwing down the UN HeForShe gauntlet this week came too late for the male-dominated mid-20th century advertising industry. They were well aware that 75% of the buying power in America was held by homemaking women, so actively reinforced gender inequality, in fear that their industry would crumble without it.

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