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ProQuest Historical Newspapers is the definitive newspaper digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles for significant newspapers dating back to the 18th Century. Every issue of each title includes the complete paper-cover-to-cover, with full-page and article images in easily downloadable PDF format. The full collection of ProQuest Historical Newspapers contains over 35 million digitized pages from the most influential and historically respected newspapers in the world.
As the gold standard for historical databases, ProQuest Historical Newspapers make an ideal starting point for nearly any research endeavor. With 45 premier titles to choose from, including customized collections, ProQuest Historical Newspapers empower researchers to become eyewitnesses to history.
For centuries, the hallmark of newspapers has been reporting on momentous occasions, taking political stances, and covering issues of everyday life. ProQuest Historical Newspapers enables casual explorers and serious researchers alike to digitally travel back through centuries to become eyewitnesses to history for events such as
For centuries, newspapers have been at the scene capturing not only the facts about momentous occasions, but also the sights and sounds of everyday life.
Front-page headlines, classified ads, marriage and death announcements, comic strips, reviews, display advertising, editorials, birth notices, photographs, and many other article types combine to help today’s researchers not only understand the news of yesteryear, but also the context in which it was made. For vital, primary source materials about worldwide and local events from 1764 into the 21st century, start here.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers features the following titles:
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Newspapers live only in the present tense and, as a consequence, give the time traveller an unparalleled sense of what the world was like - the prejudices, the habits, manners and preoccupations seen through a fixed prism.
—Richard Eyre, Saturday Guardian, March 11, 2007