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Readex is excited to announce the launch of the following new online collections in 2015. For more information on any of these extraordinary new resources or to request a trial, please contact Bezi.
Black Authors, 1556–1922: Imprints from the Library Company of Philadelphia Black Authors is the most complete and compelling collection of its kind. It offers more than 550 fully catalogued and searchable works by authors of African or African-American descent, expertly compiled by the curators of Afro-Americana Imprints collection. Found within are wide-ranging genres, including personal narratives, autobiographies, histories, novels, essays, poems and more.
African History and Culture, 1540–1921: Imprints from the Library Company of Philadelphia This comprehensive new collection covers the history of Africa and its diverse peoples over a span of nearly 400 years. More than 1,300 fully cataloged and searchable books, pamphlets, almanacs, broadsides and ephemera provide new research and teaching opportunities in Africana, Atlantic, Slavery and Diaspora studies and many related fields.
Caribbean History and Culture, 1535–1920: Imprints from the Library Company of Philadelphia The most significant resource available for students and scholars of Caribbean studies, this collection covers the history and culture of this broad region from the 16th century to the early 20th century. Included are more than 1,200 fully cataloged and searchable books, pamphlets, almanacs, broadsides and ephemera, both from and about the Caribbean.
Early American Imprints: Evans (Series 1) and Shaw-Shoemaker (Series 2), Supplements from the American Antiquarian Society, 1652–1819 These essential new supplements represent a major expansion of the venerable Evans and Shaw-Shoemaker digital collections of Early American Imprints. Together they make available nearly 2,000 rare and unique early American printed documents, all newly available and each catalogued by the American Antiquarian Society. The materials cover a wide range of imprint types.
Early American Newspapers, Series 11, 1803–1899 Based on the renowned holdings of the American Antiquarian Society, Series 11 offers important new coverage of U.S. history, culture and daily life. Included are more than 130 titles from all 50 present states. Among them are influential newspapers in each American region as well as elusive runs of especially noteworthy newspapers.