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Trial period for two British Online Archives series

Take the opportunity to read the contents of two British Online Archives series. The trial period runs until 23 October 2021.

Now all users at Stockholm University can try the two series Governing Africa and Spreading the word 1808-1967 from British Online Archives.

The trial period runs until 23 October 2021.

You can access the database by searching for it in Databases A-Z under the search box on the library web page or via this link:

Databases A-Z

Governing Africa
Governing Africa contains primary source documents mostly derived from a series of annual reports and accounts sent to the British Government by its colonial administrations in Africa. The featured collections cover British colonial administrations that reigned during the 19th and 20th centuries, and include content on 13 colonies in Africa. These resources provide students and researchers with a comprehensive overview of British rule in Africa, allowing them to trace its rise, decline, and eventual fall, as well as its ongoing influence in post-colonial societies.

Spreading the word 1808-1967
These collections feature a large amount of correspondence to and from missionaries working in North America, South America, Asia, Africa, and Australasia during the 18th and 19th centuries.  The periodicals reveal how the missionary work was reported to loyal subscribers who funded the missionaries.