We are trialling the following 3 databases until the 31st October. Access the databases via DiscoverEd or the trials webpage.
Chatham House Online Archive contains the research, publications, speeches and archives of the leading international affairs think tank, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London. High level analysis and research on almost 100 years of global events and issues. Includes ‘behind the doors’ insight into the real movers and shakers, influencers and deal brokers. For researchers of international affairs, economics, law, and business, diplomacy, security and terrorism, environment, development, war and peace studies.
Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790-1920 presents a broad history of crime in the long 19th century derived from French, German, Spanish, Australian, British and U.S. sources. The collection includes trial transcripts, court proceedings, police and forensic documents, photographs, true crime literature and detective novels, and newspaper accounts. This archive appeals to scholars in the fields of history, literature, law and criminal justice, as well as other fields.
State Papers Online is an on-going programme digitising State Papers or government documents. By linking the original manuscripts to their calendar or catalogue entries, SPO is essential for all early modern research and teaching.
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A list of all trials currently available to University of Edinburgh staff and students can be found on our trials webpage.