Colonialism and the streets of London
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on January 27, 2023
Vanishing Empire A tour of city of London developed by London Arts and Humanities Partnership research student Hardeep Dhindsa as part of a placement at Bishopsgate Institute which explores and traces the legacy of the British Empire and colonialism in the streets and architecture of the centre of London. Download the self guided map to learn […]
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Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on November 4, 2022
Find out which Indigenous lands you live on using an interactive map. Victor Temprano and Native Land Digital, an indigenous-led non-profit, have created this map to represent the viewpoint of indigenous peoples worldwide on their loss of land. It enables visualisations of original owners of land and areas effected by colonial treaties. Search by people and treaty. […]
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Pacific Manuscript Bureau
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on August 16, 2022
Pacific Manuscript Bureau is useful tool for researchers of ethnography and colonial, social, political history of the region. The online resources page details digitisation projects including photographs Also see links to a recent New Guinea photo index which provides a listing of collections in different archives and libraries worldwide.
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Black literature timeline
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on October 18, 2021
A resource from the British Library. This literary timeline explores the history of Black literature and writing in Britain through approx. 50 texts written by people who were born in former British colonies in Africa, the Caribbean and Americas. It also has a poster teachers can download and lists of further reading.
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