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28th June 2019 in Articles

Star Trek, the Politburo, and the Power of Irony

Back in June of 1987, as the Cold War was winding down, the World Wildlife Fund and Paramount Pictures organised...

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28th June 2019 in Articles

Interpreting the Unthinkable

In September 2018 the UK’s newest Holocaust exhibition opened to the public. ‘Though Our Eyes’ tells the story of the...

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28th June 2019 in Collection Releases

Prosecuting the Holocaust: British investigations into Nazi war crimes, 1944-1949

During the Second World War, the Nazi state was responsible for the systematic enslavement and extermination of millions of Jews....

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The West Indies: slavery, plantations and trade, 1759-1832

1759   1823
This collection comprises a careful selection of documents from the extensive Slebech Estate archives now held in the National Library of Wales and the Pembrokeshire Record Office. They relate chiefly to the interests of Nathaniel Phillips, 1756?-1832, in the West Indies. The collection represents a major resource for research into the social and economic history of West Indies, slavery, plantations and trade. Accompanied by an online guide to the collection by Professor Kenneth Morgan, Brunel University.
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British Online Archives (BOA) builds upon a long and illustrious history of archival publishing and preservation that stretches back almost seventy years, operating under its parent trading company, Microform Academic Publishers.

Home to over seventy digitised primary source collections, BOA continues to dedicate itself to teaching and research within the Humanities and Social Sciences. Our globally-related collections, ranging from colonial, missionary and transatlantic relations to twentieth century political and social development, cover one thousand years of world history...

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