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August 22, 2012

ON TOPIC: Religion and Empire (in Empire Online database)

Religion and Empire is a section of the Empire Online database.
Title: Empire Online
Access URL: http://www.lib.umn.edu/get/18327

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Description: The database has five sections offering approximately 60,000 images of original documents linked to essays by leading scholars in the field of Empire Studies. The sections cover Cultural Contacts, 1492-1969; Empire Writing and the Literature of Empire; The Visible Empire ; Religion and Empire; and Race, Class and Colonialism, c1783-1969. The images will be sourced from about ten different libraries and archives around the world, including a strong core of document images from the British Library, including the Oriental and India Office Collections at the British Library; the University of Birmingham Library; the Bodleian Library, Oxford; and the Public Record Office and the State Records, New South Wales, Australia.