The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham: volume 2 - Chester ward
Describes the 21 parishes and chapelries of Chester ward in the north of the county, including Gateshead, Jarrow and other parts of present-day urban Tyneside.
The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham: volume 3 - Stockton and Darlington war
Describes the parishes of Stockton ward, and seven of the parishes of Darlington ward (the rest of which is detailed in volume 4.)
A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 1
A part-volume, covering aspects of the archaeology of the county, and the Oxfordshire Domesday Survey.
An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 10
Describes the parishes of the hundreds of Launditch, Loddon, Mitford, Smethdon and Taverham.
An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 11
Describes the parishes of West Flegg, East Flegg, Walsham and Tunstead hundreds, in the east of the county. It includes an extensive account of the town of Great Yarmouth.
Thoroton's History of Nottinghamshire: volume 3 - Republished with large additions by John Throsby
Details the parishes of the hundreds of Bassetlaw, and Thurgarton and Lythe.
Thoroton's History of Nottinghamshire: volume 2 - Republished with large additions by John Throsby
The second volume covers the city of Nottingham, Sherwood forest, and the parishes of Broxtowe hundred.
A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 15 - Bampton Hundred (Part Three)
Covers Carterton, Minster Lovell, and environs, totalling eight rural parishes in west Oxfordshire, between Burford and Witney.
A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 14 - Bampton Hundred (Part Two)
Covers the west Oxfordshire market town of Witney and the rural townships of Crawley, Curbridge and Hailey, all of which formed a single parish until the late nineteenth century.
Bibliography of the history of art
This is the J. Paul Getty Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA), a free online service which does not require registration to search. This major bibliographic service covers research on western art, and art which has western influences. The BHA has a search interface of the type that will be familiar to those who have used an online catalogue for a major university library. There are also various advanced search options. The BHA is said to cover works in around 45 languages. Results cover wo
Fauna and flora in illustrations : natural history of the Edo era
Fauna and Flora in Illustrations : Natural History of the Edo Era is an online exhibition from the National Diet Library of Japan, accessible only in Japanese. The site is divided into four broad sections: an introduction to the materials in the exhibition; the development of natural history publications; the evolution of uniquely Japanese horticulture; and rare birds, strange animals and curious fish. Each section has enlargeable thumbnails of illustrations embedded in explanatory text. The int
Bibliography of Japanese history up to 1912
The website "Bibliography of Japanese history up to 1912" is an online comprehensive bibliography of books, monographs and articles in English, French, German and Italian. The bibliography was compiled by Peter Kornicki, a well-known historian at the University of Cambridge, and is regularly updated. The compiler notes that he has included everything relevant he could find and inclusion therefore does not constitute recommendation; PhD theses are generally not included. The site has an explanato
The medical history of British India
'The medical history of British India' is a website giving access to a number of reports and maps held by the National Library of Scotland detailing the advancements in public health made during the period of British rule of India. The fifty reports available on the site show the efforts of the colonial state to meet the demands placed upon it by endemic and epidemic diseases. The documents are presented as jpeg images and are also available as pdf downloads. The quality of these images is impr
Gesnerus : Swiss Journal of the History of Medicine and Sciences
Gesnerus is the official journal of the Swiss Society for the History of Medicine and Natural Sciences. It publishes original articles, short communications and documents on different periods and aspects of the history of medicine and sciences and also focuses on theoretical and social aspects of this subject. Journals from 2006 to the present only have summaries of articles, otherwise it is full text. The Web site features an index volume and advanced search function. The publication is produce
Webpages on the history of astronomy by Robert Harry van Gent
Robert van Gent of the University of Utrecht has created this collection of Web pages on calendars, chronology, timekeeping, celestial cartography and the history of astronomy. The pages are mostly in English with a few in Dutch. Some pages are still under construction. Topics covered include: historical telescopes in the Netherlands, Internet bibliographies on the history of astronomy and astronomical instruments, Isaac Newton and astrology, historical celestial atlases on the Web, historical g
BSHS [British Society for the History of Science] monographs
The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) publishes work of lasting scholarly value that might not otherwise be made available, and aids the dissemination of innovative projects advancing scholarship or education in the field. Past monographs have been digitised and are available for free download. Print copies are available for purchase. Titles available include: "To See the Fellows Fight: Eye Witness Accounts of Meetings of the Geological Society of London and Its Club, 1822-1868";
History of mathematics and X
The History of Mathematics and X "is an initiative that aims to offer mathematical histories for various topics, x. Each topic is covered in a talk at the University of Nottingham that is available to view online, in an article for iSquared Magazine and is accompanied by a companion podcast released by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications through the Travels in a Mathematical World podcast." Two topics are currently (May 2010) available - cryptography and gravity. These resources ha
Royal Anthropological Institute Ethnographic Film Festival
Organised by Royal Anthropological Institute, to be held at Leeds Metropolitan University Leeds United Kingdom from 2009-07-01 to 2009-07-04
Books in history of economic thought
This list of textbooks on the history of economic thought is provided by Economics Network, part of the Higher Education Academy which supports teaching and learning among the economics community in the UK. Click on a title to view basic bibliographic information, e.g. author, title and ISBN. The listing also provide links to the relevant publishers website, a preview of the content if it is available on Google Books and a link to search for academic libraries that hold the book via COPAC. This
Lessons from history
Could the current financial crisis have been predicted from historians knowledge of past down turns and depressions globally? Dr David Chambers, University Lecturer in Finance and Deputy Director of the School's Master of Finance programme, thinks so. An analysis of what happened in the crash of the 1930s may prove a good way to predict how long it may take us to get out of the current financial difficulties. Structural problems, Dr Chambers says, need to be faced up to before a recovery is like