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SOURCE BOOK Barbara Harlow and Mia Carter, eds., Archives of Empire. Headrick, The Tools of Empire: Technology and European Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century (1981). Cultures of Empire: A Reader: Colonizers in Britain and the Empire in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (2000) Oxford History of the British Empire (5 Vols).
**Use the Advanced Search options to limit by date.**Red Light Green: (Library homepage Articles & More tab) Catalog of major research libraries. Parsons, The Imperial Century, 1815-1914: A World History Perspective (strong on social history); Denis Judd, Empire: The British Imperial Experience from 1765 to the Present (strong on cultural history and indigenous responses to imperialism); P. TECHNOLOGY For the nuts and bolts of conquest, see Daniel R.
Can use this to also locate manuscripts, archival collections, rare books and microforms. COMPREHENSIVE HISTORIES ON EMPIRE For comprehensive volumes on British imperialism see, Timothy H. TERMINOLOGY For a single volume that explains the processes of colonization, from a “typology” of colonies to the differences between colonization and imperialism see Jürgen Osterhammel, Colonialism: A Theoretical Overview (2002).
W74 Examples of other bibliographies—there are a variety of bibliographies available in more specific subject areas. British Library Catalog: uk/ If you find items in here, you may interlibrary loan them. World Cat: (Library homepage Articles & More tab) Worldwide library catalog, including some European libraries. Hopkins, British Imperialism 1688-2000 (strong on economic globalization); Lawrence James, The Rise and Fall of the British Empire (a fine narrative history).
XBritish Diaries: An Annotated Bibliography of British Diaries Written between 1442-1942. Proceedings of the Old Bailey Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900 (5 vols). W74 (1901-1972)*These sources can be accessed through the library homepage Articles & More Helpful subject headings may include: great britain--historygreat britain--history-- 19th centurygreat britain--social life and customswomen--great britain--history Note the numerous sub-headings when searching the history of a particular country. General Locations: D History: General and Old World D - DR History (General), History of Europe Quest: Coates Library catalog.
P7 (1802-1906) Includes some British periodicals; mostly US. REFERENCE, COMPACT SHELVING 1*JSTOR *Project Muse *Humanities Abstracts *Academic Search Premier Annual Bibliography of British and Irish History (Library homepage Journals tab) Writings on British History: REFERENCE Z 2016.
“Historiography,” Oxford History of the British Empire, Vol. Poole’s Index to Periodical Literature REFERENCE, INDEX SHELVES, AI3.
Primary Sources This is a selected list of places to go to check for primary material.
REFERENCE DAnnual Bibliography of British and Irish History.
Itinerario: International Journal on the History of European Expansion and Global Interaction Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History Social History Contemporary British History Journal of British Studies English Historial Review Past and Present Victorian Studies Women’s Studies International Forum Signs Journal of Economic History Journal of Modern History Journal of Contemporary History Radical History Review Bulletin of the Society for the Study of Labour History History Workshop Historical Journal Economic History Review New Left Review Gender and History Feminist Review Race and Class Journal of Oral History American Historical Review Journal of Oral History Journal of Social History Michelle S.
H35British History, 1945-1987: An Annotated Bibliography. Philip Morgan and Sean Hawkins eds., Black Experience and the Empire (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004).