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Cambridge Histories Online

No longer offered by BC ELN.

First published in 1902, the Cambridge Histories is a globally respected series of over 300 volumes spanning fifteen subject areas across the humanities and social sciences, with a concentration on political and cultural history, literature, philosophy, religious studies, music and the arts.

Presenting history as a continuous and evolutionary process, the Cambridge Histories offer a big picture perspective in each subject area, making them essential reading for anyone researching or studying a subject that has an historical element.

This site allows instant access to the renowned texts of the Cambridge Histories series, searchable by author, title and subject. Continually updated with new volumes taken from the print series as soon as they become available, this collection represents an impressive breadth and depth of scholarship that offers an unmatched resource for today's historians.

Key Features:

  • First published in 1902, the Cambridge Histories series now contains over 350 volumes, equating to around 196,000 pages of unrivalled scholarship
  • Unlimited concurrent users, meaning any number of readers can access the resource simultaneously
  • Covers multiple academic subjects across the humanities and social sciences
  • eBooks are accessible via all devices and will automatically adjust to allow easy reading on your preferred device
  • Content searchable via metadata and fulltext
  • Easy navigation to the content you need at book and chapter levels
  • Individual chapters available in PDF to download and print
  • Users have the ability to save their searches and content to their bookmarks for easy access at a later date
  • Extensive bibliographic reference functionality; fully referenced content with all references displayed, OpenURL compliant and linked online through CrossRef
Multi-Consortial Note: 

This offer was negotiated in consort with the ebook bonanza and put on with COPPUL. It does not include the most recent year purcahse, since COPPUL offers that.