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SELLING THE AMERICAN DREAM

Posted on April 20, 2017

ONE OF THE LARGEST COLLECTIONS OF TRADE CATALOGUES IN AMERICA DIGITISED FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH Explore the shaping of the United States throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with Trade Catalogues and the American Home. A new digitised collection of highly visual trade catalogues, cards and marketing ephemera illustrating the rise of the American dream and evolution of commercial tastes and consumer trends between...

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JISC AND ADAM MATTHEW CONNECT TO MAKE DIGITAL PRIMARY SOURCES MORE ACCESSIBLE FOR UK HIGHER EDUCATION

Posted on March 21, 2017

A VAST SELECTION OF DIGITAL PRIMARY SOURCES ARE NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH A GROUP PURCHASING PILOT TO FURTHER ENHANCE UK TEACHING AND RESEARCH UK Higher Education institutions are now able to benefit from a group purchasing pilot with Jisc which sees multiple Adam Matthew digital research and teaching collections made available to purchase at an exceptional discount level. Aimed at supporting Higher Education institutions with a coordinated...

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SOCIALISM ON FILM: “SEE THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD”

Posted on March 09, 2017

RARE FILM FOOTAGE DIGITISED FROM THE BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE NATIONAL ARCHIVE View the world through a communist lens – rare film footage from the twentieth century forms a new unrivalled collection enabling comparative global research: Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda. Unique in nature and scope, this Adam Matthew collection provides access to previously unseen footage captured by film makers from the USSR, Vietnam,...

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THREE PIVOTAL DECADES OF RACE RELATIONS IN AMERICA

Posted on February 09, 2017

Discover the work of the Race Relations Department based at Fisk University, a highly influential think tank which emerged as a centre of scholarly investigation and public conversation on civil rights in the twentieth century. The extensive records of the Department, housed at the Amistad Research Center, are available now in Race Relations in America, a new online collection from Adam Matthew. Presenting fascinating speeches, reports, surveys and...

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FROM INVASIONS AND CIVIL WARS TO REVOLUTIONS AND REVOLTS

Posted on January 30, 2017

Explore a rich period of Middle Eastern history through complete runs of British Government Foreign Office Files Formerly classified documents on the Middle East from the British Government’s Foreign Office have been published in Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981 – an online teaching and research collection from award-winning publisher, Adam Matthew. Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981 exposes researchers to...

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The East India Company: Rise to Demise

Posted on January 17, 2017

Newly digitised archive reveals the colourful history of the East India Company and the challenges of a globalising world From its trade origins in the East and rise to become the world’s most powerful company and de facto ruler of India, to its demise amongst allegations of greed and corruption, the latest online collection from Adam Matthew reveals the East India Company’s rich history through archival material sourced exclusively from the...

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‘BEST OF THE BEST’ AWARDED TO VICTORIAN POPULAR CULTURE

Posted on January 12, 2017

ADAM MATTHEW RESOURCE SELECTED ABOVE 5,000 TITLES TO RECEIVE CHOICE PRESTIGIOUS AWARD Victorian Popular Culture, an online teaching and research resource, has been chosen as a Choice ‘Best of the Best’ Outstanding Academic Title for 2016. Shortlisted from over 5,000 titles reviewed by Choice, Victorian Popular Culture has been identified as one of the top three most significant publications of 2016. Choice defines their selection of outstanding...

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Collective Power: Multiple Institutions Acquire Unique Primary Source Collections via Big Ten Academic Alliance

Posted on December 06, 2016

Adam Matthew and the Big Ten Academic Alliance continue their highly valued partnership with a new agreement to provide access to award-winning primary source material for teaching and research. Incorporating many of the leading academic institutions in the United States, the agreement enables unparalleled access to a vast array of rare and unique material. The program grants institutions complete autonomy to select collections of their choice from...

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SECOND ADAM MATTHEW DIGITAL ESSAY COMPETITION LAUNCHED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR AMERICAN STUDIES

Posted on October 11, 2016

Competition encourages postgraduate students and early career researchers to apply Adam Matthew is delighted to continue its partnership with the British Association for American Studies (BAAS), supporting a second annual essay competition aimed at postgraduate students and early career researchers. BAAS members are invited to enter for their chance to win £500, one year’s access to an Adam Matthew digital primary source collection of their...

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Adam Matthew and Duke University Announce Digitisation of Renowned J. Walter Thompson Advertising Archive

Posted on October 04, 2016

Award-winning publisher, Adam Matthew, is delighted to announce a major new digitisation project in collaboration with Duke University that will see a selection of the world famous J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) Archive digitised. On publication in 2018, the digital resource will be a major boon for researchers working on the history of American consumer culture, the advertising industry, business history and American corporate brands. The JWT...

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