17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers (via Gale)

Available at : Online Access
Off-campus Access Rights : P - PolyU Staff/Students only
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The 17th and 18th Century Burney Newspapers Collection represents the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media available from the British Library and includes more than 1,000 pamphlets, proclamations, newsbooks and newspapers from the period. This collection helps researchers chart the development of the newspaper as we now know it, beginning with irregularly published transcriptions of Parliamentary debates and proclamations to coffee house newsbooks, finally arriving at newspaper in its current form.

The database is also accessible via Gale Primary Source.


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