Culture & Society

Mapping the World

The Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature archive includes a myriad of maps representing the long nineteenth century and an extensive collection of European travel accounts which provide a sweeping glance of the travel narrative genre.

This is a part of the Nineteenth Century Collections Online.

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national geographic index

Search the contents of National Geographic and all publications of the National Geographic Society, all the way back to 1888.

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Oxford Islamic Studies Online

Content and commentary commissioned by Editor in Chief, John L. Esposito, and developed by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture.

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Project MUSE

Project MUSE – a development of Johns-Hopkins and other major U.S. Universities.

E-books in the classics, history and literature, now totaling more than 10,000 titles.

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  Through the Camera Lens: The Moving Picture World and the Silent Cinema Era, 1907-1927

The Moving Picture World was a film trade publication which began on March 9, 1907, and appeared weekly until January 7, 1928. It set a standard for the broadest possible coverage, reviewed current releases and published news, features, and interviews relating to all aspects of the industry.

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This has facts and data about countries around the world. Each country profile includes a map, flag image, a general introduction, and information about its geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.

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Digital Public Library of America

DPLA connects people to the riches held within America's libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. All of the materials found through DPLA—photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents, and so much more—are free and immediately available in digital format.

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GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) is a national education organization making schools safer for ALL students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

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Organization dedicated to the creation, advancement, promotion and development of economic opportunities within the Hispanic market and business community in Kansas City.

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Nonprofit corporation committed to providing domestic violence, sexual assault, and bias crimes advocacy and education to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in the Kansas City area.

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