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Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals Digital Archive
Part 1: New Readerships: Women’s, Children’s, Humor and Leisure/Sport: Chronicles the rise of modern magazine culture. Includes magazines for women such as Hearth and Home and the Women’s Penny Paper, satirical magazines such as Punch and Fun, magazines aimed at the young such as Boy’s Own Paper as well as a number of sports and leisure magazines. Part 2: Empire: Travel and Anthropology, Economics, Missionary and Colonial: Includes the complete run of 91 magazines with topics ranging from the abolition of the slave trade within the British Empire in 1807 to the first Opium Wars (1839-42) and the “scramble for Africa” in the 1880s and 1890s.
19th Century European Culture & Society
Gender and Women's Studies
History of Travel