June 4, 2019, by Angela Shearsmith

On trial: Caribbean Newspapers, 1718 -1876

Our latest trial is to Caribbean Newspapers, 1718 -1876. A full-text collection of 18th- and 19th-century Caribbean newspapers providing a comprehensive primary resource for studying the development of Western society and international relations within the Caribbean Islands.

The collection features over 140 newspapers from 22 islands covering topics such as the Atlantic slave trade, colonial history and US relations with the Caribbean region.

Caribbean Newspapers includes newspapers from Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, Guadaloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nevis, Puerto Rico, St. Bartholomew, St. Christopher, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Tobago, Trinidad, and the Virgin Islands.

Newspapers in this collection can be searched by dates and Caribbean eras, languages, places of publication, and newspaper titles. A list of publications can be found here

Please be aware that this resource is only available for access on campus only!

 

The trial runs until 2nd July 2019. Please send your feedback to collections@nottingham.ac.uk.

 

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