Introduction to Empire Online

Welcome to Empire Online, an exciting and educational collection of original documents, sourced from libraries and archives around the world and ideally suited to the teaching and study of empire studies. The wealth of documents spans five centuries and includes manuscripts, rare printed materials, letterbooks, periodicals, diaries, photographs and more.

Supplementing the primary sources are a wealth of secondary resources. Students and researchers will benefit from exploring the plethora of essays written by leading academics in the field, interactive maps, chronology and fascinating image gallery.

Learn more about these areas of the resource on the following Take a Tour pages


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