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Frontispiece of Sir Thomas Roe
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Frontispiece of Sir Thomas Roe

This image is the frontispiece of Sir Thomas Roe (ca. 1581-1644) from the book The Negotiations of Sir T. Roe in his Embassy to the Ottoman Porte from the year 1621 to 1628, a collection of his correspondence during his time as the English ambassador to the Ottoman Empire.

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The Archbishop's Palace of Alcalá de Henares

The town of Alcalá de Henares is located outside of Madrid, the current capital of Spain. In the late-fifteenth century, it served an important purpose as the home of the archbishop. His lavish palace was lavishly decorated, but considerably smaller than other royal homes.

A reservoir after evaporation – turning up the salt – salt fields, Solinen, Russia
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Salt Fields in Solinen, Russia

This stereograph, captioned "A reservoir after evaporation – turning up the salt – salt fields, Solinen, Russia," is an image of female workers breaking up the crust of salt formed after the evaporation of a reservoir and forming the salt into mounds for later collection.

Image of clay figure of a woman with an ill defined face and long arms. It appears to be wearing a skirt.
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Diotíma

Diotima holds materials related to teaching Ancient Mediterranean Studies from a feminist perspective, including bibliographies, open access images, as well as syllabi.
Church of Saint Nicholas Mokryi, southeast view, Yaroslavl, Russia
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Brumfield Collection

These photographs give something concrete to visualize and contextualize the past as they build their understanding of history.
Collage of faces of men, women, children; one person is holding a rifle, another is holding a farm tool; the words at the bottom read "Por La Patria."
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Spanish Civil War Posters

This collection allows students to analyze something other than texts, and recognize the many shapes that propaganda may take.
Front page of a newspaper in Chinese
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Short Teaching Module: Colonialism and Local Power

Colonialism and imperialism can take many forms, but more often than not these do not entail direct and strict control from a distant imperial metropole.

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Brazil Cordel Literature Web Archive

These cordel-blogs are a particularly rich source of information and perspective that “represent[s] the voice of the blogger rather than the organization that sponsored the website.”
Black and white photograph of ballet dancers on stage performing Swan Lake. Several are in the front with white outfits, and are framed by a row of people in black.
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Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev

It focuses on a pivotal time and group in ballet history- the Ballet Russe, which performed from 1909-1929 in Europe and throughout the western hemisphere.
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Albert Schatz Collection

Not only do these sources span a range of time periods, but they also span a geographical area.