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Islam: Empire of Faith     View
"Online companion to the PBS film about the faith, culture, innovation, and people of the Islamic empires."

The Elizabethan Costuming Page     View
The website is devoted to all facets of 16th century Elizabethan and Tudor costumes, dress and fashion. It includes instructions for making stockings, corsets, shoes, and other articles of clothing. This is a good resource for Elizabethan costume hi ...

Magna Carta     View
Here you can view an image of the whole manuscript of the Magna Carta and read a translation. This document first challenged the kings supreme power of the monarch and was able to curtail it.

The National Archives Virtual Museum     View
The Virtual Museum of the PRO (The Public Record Office is the national archive of England, Wales and the United Kingdom) "provides a showcase for some of the treasures at the PRO???s new Education and Visitor Centre (opens in a new window) at Kew, i ...

National Statistics: The Official United Kingdom Statistics Site     View
"This site contains the latest comprehensive range of official UK statistics and information about statistics as well providing free access to a selection of recently released publications in downloadable pdf format. Our site is organised around the ...

Charles Booth Online Archive     View
Selected materials from Booth's Inquiry into the Life and Labour of the People in London (1886-1903) . Users may "search the catalogue of original notebooks, search a digital version of the Maps Descriptive of London Poverty, 1898-9 , and view c ...

The Saatchi Gallery     View
Official website for a contemporary art museum in London that will occupy a new space in November 2007. Features background about and images of works from international artists who have exhibited in the gallery, such as painters Martin Kippenberger, ...

Wrong Side of the River: London's Disreputable South Bank in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century     View
This essay describes the Southwark area of London during the Elizabethan period. Southwark was called "the most disreputable quarter of London" and was the location of Shakespeare's Globe Theater as well as other playhouses. From the journa ...

Museum of London: Docklands     View
Website for this location of the Museum of London that focuses on the Docklands area. "From Roman settlement to Docklands' regeneration, this 200 year old warehouse [musuem] reveals the long history of London as a port through stories of trade, ...

Food in England Since 1066 -- A Vegetarian Evolution?     View
"This series of articles looks at the trends in animal-based and plant-based diets in England over almost the last 1,000 years. There appears to have been a gradual increase in human sensitivity towards animals (at least in English humans), which has ...



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