Early modern period edited correspondence from Europe, Asia and the Americas, early 17th to mid-19th century. Please logout when finished; single user only. Consists of edited correspondence of the early modern period, including Montesquieu, Voltaire, Rousseau, and others. Correspondence links people across Europe, the Americas and Asia. Covers early 17th to mid-19th century. Allows researchers to use new techniques and approaches for investigating both the social and intellectual history of the Enlightenment era. The Claremont Colleges is one of only 40+ libraries in North America whose students, faculty, and staff have full access these documents.
Access to the theories, practices, and consequences of economic and business activity in the West. Coverage: from the last half of the 15th century to the mid-19th century. The Making of the Modern World offers researchers new ways to understand the emergence of modern economics and other social sciences. One of the most comprehensive collection in existence for researching the literature of economics from this period. Access to the theories, practices, and consequences of economic and business activity in the West, from the last half of the 15th century to the mid-19th century. It combines the strengths of two pre-eminent collections - the Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature at the University of London Library and the Kress Collection of Business and Economics at the Harvard Business School along with supplementary materials from the Seligman Collection in the Butler Library at Columbia University and from the libraries of Yale University.
Wikipedia list of online historical and contemporary newspapers, some for free, some for pay. For other newspapers available from the Libraries, see the newspaper list under Databases on the library homepage: http://libraries.claremont.edu/resources/databases/
Full Text philosophy and theology classics online in scholarly editions (many of them complete). Includes works of Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Augustine (Latin), Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz, Hobbes, Bacon, Locke, Luther, Santayana, Mill, Nietzsche (German), Pierce, Rousseau, Sidgwick, Anselm (Latin), Kierkegaard (Danish), Dewey, and others. Powerful searching and text analysis capabilities. This is an incomparable collection of primary resources to meet the needs of scholars in philosophy, theology, political theory, and intellectual history.
An enormous collection of both in-copyright and public domain book and serial resources, many from the 19th and early 20th century.
Primary Sources in Library Catalogs
Primary sources of all types can also be found in our regular, circulating books, in special collections, and beyond. Here are few ways to find primary texts and sources by using our own Library Search.
1. Use the author search to find books we have by a particular author, politician, journalist or another type of historical witness
2. Do an advanced keyword search in The Library Search and then limit by publication year under “limit your search”) (note: you can also limit by language and many other ways)