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With a focus on digital resources, this guide acquaints researchers with some of the resources available to the Yale Community for the history of the British Empire


The guide presents an overview of library resources for the study of the British Empire at Yale. Emphasis in this guide is on the British metropole, especially British government and commercial entities. Below is a select list of guides reflecting to the geographic extent of the Empire. 

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