Ongoing full-text database of 2,300+ academic journals, 4,200+ eBooks and 5,500 Grey Literature documents published in Central, East and Southeast Europe dedicated to Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts. Full-text content is indexed and included in 30+ languages.
Encyclopedia of the history and culture of Jews in Eastern Europe, from the beginnings of their settlement in the region to the present. Covers arts, daily life, places, languages and literature, history and politics, and religion.
This database contains the data of two former EBSEES databases, one for 1991-2000, the other for 2001-2006. The new unified database with about 85.500 titles has been developed by the Berlin State Library in cooperation with the Maison des Sciences de l´Homme, Paris.
This database can be accessed by no more than 6 users at a time. Complete reference guide to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excl. the United States and Canada - see America: History and Life).
Covering topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more. It includes around 550 titles, with more than 400 available in full-text.
This collection makes available a number of leading periodicals and monographs with special importance for the study of the Czechoslovak avant-garde and architecture in the period before the Second World War.
This collection of 2,360 formerly classified U.S. government documents (most classified Top Secret or higher) provides a declassified documentary record of successes and failures of the U.S. intelligence community in its efforts to spy on the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
This collection comprises unique material on sports and physical culture in Russia, 1891-1919. Sports provided opportunities for transitions from tradition to modernity: athletic competition broke down class barriers, brought women into public spaces, and encouraged new modes of behavior and self-presentation.
Information on domestic and foreign films shown on screens in Russia from 1907-1918, including full text of film magazines and newspapers, detailed description of films, reviews by critics and censored materials.
Cross-search with other Gale/Cengage primary sources in Gale Primary Sources. Digital library of eighteenth-century publications, based on the English Short Title Catalogue. Covers history and geography; social science and fine arts; medicine, science and technology; literature and language; philosophy and religion; law; general reference.
The illustrated weeklies gathered in this collection open a window on Russian cultural, social, and political life. Tracing the sweep of the Russian imagination at the apogee of Russian cultural power from the peak years of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy to the modernist era and the chaos of 1917. They captured imperial expansion, cultural innovation, high fashion, graphic arts, performing arts, grand funerals and anniversaries, occasions of state, wonders of science, and domestic and foreign politics.
Digital Archive of Iskusstvo kino, the journal of Russian cinema critics. The journal publishes reviews of contemporary Russian and foreign movies, articles on history and theory of Russian and world cinema as well as general essays on Russian culture and arts.
Freely accessible, Manuscriptorium digital library is the designated platform for the European Digital Library of Written Cultural Heritage. Providing access to more than 5 million images of manuscripts, incunabula, early printed books, maps, deeds, charters and more, up to the year 1800.
This collection covers the eventful history of Russia during the revolutionary era, from the perspective of metropolitan and provincial newspapers and journals published by the most radical political forces.
A journal of history and literature, published in Moscow from 1863-1917 Russkii Arkhiv published mostly unreleased memoirs, epistolary, literary and institutional documentary materials that highlighted the cultural and political history of the Russian nobility in XVIII and XIX centuries.
This collection of films from the communist world reveals war, history, current affairs, culture and society as seen through the socialist lens. It spans most of the twentieth century and covers countries such as the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, Britain and Cuba.
This series offers a comprehensive collection of election related material to date from the countries of the former Soviet Union. Includes party programs, propaganda material, collections of special editions of newspapers and literature produced by political parties or candidates.
Kultura (Culture) is an important Russian weekly newspaper. An indispensable source of information on the developing and ever changing attitudes towards arts and culture in the Soviet and Russian societies.
Information on domestic and foreign films shown on screens in Russia and the USSR from 1918-1942, including full text of film magazines and newspapers, detailed description of films, reviews by critics and censored materials.