December 2007 Entries
In more than 8,000 issues since first publication in 1843, The Economist has presented timely reporting, concise commentary and comprehensive analysis of global news every week. The Economist Historical Archive delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2003.
Historian Redmer Yska has been named National Library Research Fellow for 2008.
Yska will use the fellowship to write a social and institutional history of New Zealand Truth newspaper, a disreputable but always vivid fixture of the local media scene.
19th Century British Library Newspapers is an online collection of 48 newspapers. This collection features London national newspapers, English regional newspapers, home country newspapers from Scotland, Wales and North Ireland, and titles in specialist areas such as Victorian radicalism and Chartism.
From the 1930s to the 1970s the lives and attitudes of ordinary British people were recorded by Mass Observation. Mass Observation Online is now available with digitised file reports and other primary and secondary source material.