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Nineteenth Century Collections Online

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Nineteenth Century Collections Online is a global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections. The content is sourced from the world’s preeminent libraries and archives. It consists of monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other kinds of documents in both Western and non-Western languages. Nineteenth Century Collections Online is presented in a modular, topic-specific format. British Politics and Society includes papers of British statesmen, Home Office records, ordnance surveys, working class autobiographies, and other unique collections. Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange features primary source collections related to international relations between Asian countries and the West during the 19th century. European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection includes the full-text of more than 9,500 English, French and German titles. One of the most important archives of Romantic era writing in existence anywhere it includes fiction, short prose, dramatic works, poetry and more. British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture features a wide range of primary sources related to the arts in the long nineteenth century, from playbills and scripts to operas and complete scores.