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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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ADAM MATTHEW TO DIGITISE BRITISH LIBRARY MAJOR SERIES OF EAST INDIA COMPANY RECORDS

Posted on September 20, 2016

Adam Matthew celebrate their largest collaboration with the British Library to date with new flagship project Adam Matthew is delighted to announce a major new project with the British Library that will see the digitisation of some of the core series of the India Office Records (IOR), dating from 1599 to c.1950. These vitally important records, including the charters and minute books of the East India Company and the minute books of the post-1858...

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Journey to the far reaches of settler frontiers with ‘Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement and Colonial Encounters’

Posted on September 08, 2016

Now available online, Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement and Colonial Encounters, provides students and scholars instant access to content vital for comparative research and classroom use. Digitised material ranges across four centuries and offers a vast geographical spread capturing the lives, experiences and colonial encounters of people living at the edges of the Anglophone world. The huge array of unique primary sources highlights the...

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World-renowned collection of Shakespeare material published online

Posted on August 25, 2016

Adam Matthew continues its new series of theatre-related projects with exclusive Shakespeare content from the Folger Shakespeare Library The world’s largest collection of prompt books from the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington D.C., is now available online, providing theatre, literature and popular culture researchers unprecedented access to this unique collection in a digital format. Shakespeare in Performance offers the Library’s entire...

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AWARD WINNING COLONIAL AMERICA RESOURCE, ‘MODULE II TOWARDS REVOLUTION’ NOW AVAILABLE FROM ADAM MATTHEW

Posted on August 16, 2016

Digital publisher Adam Matthew has today announced the publication of Colonial America Module II: Towards Revolution - the second instalment of a five-module resource featuring the complete CO 5 class at The National Archives, UK. Described as an “indispensable” resource for researchers of the early-modern Atlantic world and winner of Library Journal’s Best Reference Award 2015, Colonial America enables online access to original correspondence...

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Shakespeare’s Globe Archive To Be Digitised

Posted on August 04, 2016

Adam Matthew and Shakespeare’s Globe announce landmark digitisation project of world-renowned theatre archive Adam Matthew and Shakespeare's Globe are delighted to announce their collaboration on a landmark digital project - Shakespeare’s Globe: Performances and Practices. The project will see the digitisation of the majority of Shakespeare’s Globe’s archives, preserved since its opening in 1997. The collection will include an array of essential...

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