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Local history

Here you will find all the resources identified by our tutors as useful for the study of this subject, arranged in ascending alphabetical order. Browse the tiles and descriptions to discover if there are any resources of interest to you, or click on any of the keywords to see resources sorted by more in-depth topics.

Local history (V321): Social historical study of a particular locality such as a town or village.

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Type Title Description Keywords Full details
Document John Aubrey Reading List

A list of books and other resources useful for students attending this course.

Seventeenth century, John Aubrey, History of Medicine, Industrial history, Exploration, English Civil War view
Link A Vision of Britain Through Time

Access to hundreds of primary sources, from 1801 to the present day, including maps, statistics and historical descriptions, and many analyses of...

Historical Maps, Travel writing, Census, Election results, Victorian, 19th century, 20th century, History view
Course A woman's work is never done? Women's work in England and Wales 1600-1914

This course traces the changing nature of women’s work, and the social and economic factors that shaped their...

Woman's work, work view
Link Archives hub

Enables the user to search across a wealth of archives held at over 220 institutions in England, Scotland and Wales. Covers arts and humanities,...

Art, Humanities, Social sciences, Science, Technology, Health & hygiene, Life sciences, Use of historical sources, History view
Link BBC British History

Covering many aspects of British History from Norman to the present day, authoritative articles, well-illustrated and accessible.

Norman, Medieval, Middle ages, Tudor, English Civil War, Victorian, First World War, Second World War, 19th century, History view
Link BBC History website

Vast array of resources and infomation on British and international history, from the Egyptians to the present day.

History view
Link Britain from above – arial photographs, 1919-1953

Aerofilms collection of over 16,000 aerial photographs taken between 1919 and 1953, fully searchable by keyword. Many photographs are annotated....

Aerial photography, Photography, Historical geography, Urban & metropolitan history, Landscape, History view
Link British History On-Line

A digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles....

Historical geography, Urban & metropolitan history, Parliamentary history, Ecclesiastical History, Religious history, Medieval, Modern, History view
Link British Library - Learning History

Diverse resources covering a range of historical, social and cultural topics from the medieval period to the present day.

Timeline, Medieval, Tudor, Georgian, Victorian, 19th century, History view
Link British Women's History

Concentrates on British women's emancipation since the Renaissance, bringing together many primary sources and presenting essays, summaries and...

Gender, Women, Sufferage, History view
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