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This digital project draws from the holdings of the National Library of Poland and as such, it focuses largely on the history and culture of Poland and other regions in Eastern Europe. Though much of the material is in Polish, most navigational tools are shown in both Polish and English, as are many categories and publication titles. Sources fall under the following major categories: books, early printed books, ephemera, journals, manuscripts, and visual art.


This Website serves as the gateway to more than two dozen digital projects on a variety of topics concerning history and culture. The topics range from September 11 to the French Revolution to the Jamestown settlement. The site also provides links to a long list of affiliated projects covering U.S. and world history.

This digital library showcases a variety of primary and secondary sources, most concerning the history and culture of Hungary. Topics covered include science, math, technology, arts, and literature. Please note that most of the materials (including navigational links) are in the Hungarian language, though some have been translated into English.

The national libraries of France, Hungary, and Portugal collaborated to create this multinational and multilingual digital project. The project consists of a wide variety of primary and secondary sources and is fully searchable by the following criteria: century (16th through 20th), language (8 choices), institution, and theme (art, economics, history, religion, etc.).

This digital project is based on the historical phenomenon known as the Silk Road, which connected China with Eurasia and the Mediterranean for seventeen centuries of trade and cultural exchange. The collection provides access to a wide variety of sources including documents, maps, and artwork.

This collection highlights images of East Asian history and culture, focusing on China, Mongolia, Korea, Japan, and Taiwan. Subjects covered include war, religion, and the challenges of rural and urban life.

This digital collection provides access to a three-volume academic work on the history and culture of South Africa. The author draws extensively on oral histories obtained in the field in the 1960s and 1970s.

This digital project consists of 38 interviews with individuals engaged in the fields of population planning and reproductive health. Reflecting a variety of professional and national perspectives, the project explores major trends in the field from 1965-2005.


This site is a project of the UNH Library Digital Collections Initiative. Search for collections by key word in the box below or use the subjects list.


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