Manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of 'Empire' and its theories, practices and consequences. The materials span across the last five centuries and are accompanied by a host of secondary learning resources including scholarly essays, maps and an interactive chronology.
A wide variety of primary sources on recruitment, training, morale, public opinion, censorship and the development of different forms of propaganda during the First World War. Documents include leaflets, postcards and photographs. Case studies examine subjects such as aerial propaganda, anti-war protests and the training of recruits.
Rich archive collections bring together official records, monographs, publicity, artwork and artifacts for exploring the phenomenon of world's fairs; from the Crystal Palace in 1851 and the proliferation of North American exhibitions, to fairs around the world and twenty-first century expos.