September 2010 Entries
Rock’s Backpages is the ultimate archive of rock journalism. The online library contains the full text of over 13,000 reviews, interviews and features on artists from Aaliyah to ZZ Top, by the world’s best rock writers, from the most influential music publications.
African American Review is now online and available from Project MUSE. AAR promotes a lively exchange among writers and scholars in the arts, humanities, and social sciences who hold diverse perspectives on African American literature and culture.
State Papers Online is a searchable online collection of British government documents from the 16th and 17th century, with each manuscript linked to its calendar entry. The database includes introductory essays and a variety of reference tools.
"Even the dullest document can tell a story, and we have to be alive to it: Who wrote it? Why did they write it? Who read it? Whose h
The collection of British Foreign Office papers dealing with China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan is now complete for the period 1949-1980.
The latest additions to the DNSA are:
Peru: Human Rights and Democracy 1970-2000
The Kissinger Telephone Conversations 1969-1977
The National Security Agency: Organization and Operations, 1945-2009
The U.S. Intelligence Community after 9/11
The United States and the Two Koreas: 1969-2000
The BBC is increasingly finding ways to exploit and make more freely available its vast collection of visual and aural content. The latest example is the captivating online resource In Their Own Words: British Novelists Collection,which contains complete radio interviews with many of the 20th Century’s most read authors.
Congratulations to Dame Judith Binney, Professor Emeritus of History.
Her book Encircled Lands: Te Urewera, 1820-1921 has been named 2010 Book of the Year in the New Zealand Post Book Awards.
The award winners were announced on Friday 27th August at an evening ceremony in Auckland.