East View Archive EditionsTM (formerly known as Cambridge Archive Editions) is the first-ever digital presentation of the exceptionally well-known and respected series of British archival reprints formerly published by Cambridge University Press.
East View Archive Editions identifies, selects, arranges, and describes a wide range of the most important documents from the British Government records to create a true survey of an historical period, political movement, or a country’s development. Content has been published over 25 years, and includes over 1,000 volumes with nearly 700,000 pages of primary sources and over 750 maps.
Now digitized, these valuable materials are now exponentially more discoverable and useful as e-books, featuring:
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121 titles, 966 volumes
Britain has a rich history with Middle Eastern countries via its East India Company trade routes up through the Persian Gulf. The British archives have particularly deep veins of material on boundary formation, tribal relations, state development and political relations.
11 titles, 39 volumes
Eleven titles in 56 volumes, including maps, covering political and ethnic boundary issues in Albania, Kosovo, Armenia, Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, and Greece. This valuable historical collection also covers the Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, and oil resources in Russia and the Caucasus.
10 titles, 92 volumes
Covering the geographic areas of Japan, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan and, under the title Straits Settlements, Penang, Singapore, Malacca and Labuan. These titles deliver insight with historic political and economic reports and a sound basis for research of East and South-East Asia.
1 title, 9 volumes
“America and Great Britain: Diplomatic Relations 1775-1815” is the first Archive Editions collection covering North America. It is also the first full color collection. By presenting these documents electronically and in color, much older documents can be reproduced. Color images show the contrast between the copperplate handwriting, often in a brown-based ink, on sepia colored stock.