Provides full text access to primary source documents from the British Empire (the Empire encompassed Africa, the Americas, Australia, Oceania, and South Asia). Documents include travel accounts, the literature of Empire, photography and illustration, religious material, and records on issues of race and class in the colonial context.The material is divided into 5 sections
Cultural Contacts, 1492-1969
Empire Writing and Literature of Empire
The Visible Empire
Religion and Empire
Race, Class, Imperialism and Colonialism c1607-2007
Browse by names, places and topics Search by period, date, places, person and subject. Also includes scholarly interpretive essays on the British Empire.