Collections (F–J)

French Revolutionary Opinions Online

French Revolutionary Opinions Online

Editor: Erich Pelzer, Freiburg i. Brsg., Germany

The present collection presents the entire corpus of all public interventions by representatives in the National Convention during the trial of King Louis XVI from November 1792 to January 1793.

Subject: History
Start: 1792
End: 1793
Place: France
Girolamo Savonarola Online

Girolamo Savonarola Online

Editor: Dr. Peter Amelung, Stuttgar

Girolamo Savonarola (1452-1498) was among the first authors of the late 15th century to acknowledge the importance of printing as a means of propagating his ideas. Many regard him as one of Luther's predecessors. This edition contains the complete incunabular section of the Stuttgart collection, offering over 200 incunables of interest to theologians, historians, art historians, and book historians.

Subject: History
Start: 1452
End: 1498
Place: Italy
Hebrew and Judeo-Arabic Printing in Baghdad Online

Hebrew and Judeo-Arabic Printing in Baghdad Online

Editor: Brad Sabin Hill

The world’s foremost private collection of early and rare Hebraica housed in the Valmadonna Trust Library is the basis for this collection. It comprises a resource for the study of oriental printing, Hebrew liturgical history, Judeo-Arabic literature, and the history and culture of the most ancient Jewish Diaspora community. All of these bibliographic treasures are reproduced here for the first time.

Start: 18--
End: 1950
Place: Baghdad
Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic, and Marathi Jewish Printing in India Online

Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic, and Marathi Jewish Printing in India Online

The Valmadonna Collection of Hebrew and Jewish books from India is a unique resource for the study of oriental printing and lithography, Hebrew poetry and liturgical history, Eastern Judeo-Arabic literature, and the folklore traditions and vernacular writings of the Jews of South Asia. Brill makes the entire corpus of Indian Jewish literature accessible to researchers for the first time.

Start: 18--
End: 1998
Place: India
Heinrich Bullinger's Original Publications Online

Heinrich Bullinger's Original Publications Online

Editor: Fritz Büsser

This collection contains a selection of the original Latin and German works by the Protestant Reformer Heinrich Bullinger. In some cases translations of Bullinger’s works into Latin, French, German, English and Dutch have also been included because of their importance. This selection is of particular value for Reformation research in that Bullinger has always been overshadowed by Calvin and Zwingli.

Subject: History
Start: 1526
End: 1904
Historical Garden Design Online

Historical Garden Design Online

A rich resource for garden, art and architectural historians, this primary source collection of 178 titles covers a broad range of subjects regarding the theory and practice of gardening, horticulture and garden design. Technological aspects are treated as well as garden ornaments, garden buildings, plant use, and the construction of green houses.

Subject: Art History
Start: 1600
End: 1850
Place: Europe
History of Modern Russian and Ukrainian Art Online

History of Modern Russian and Ukrainian Art Online

Editor: Charlotte Douglas, New York University

The collection documents the history of modern Russian and Ukrainian art. It encompasses critical literature, illustrated books, and art periodicals. The collection also offers a selection of early 20th century art-related serials. These historical sources of pre- and post-revolutionary art reflect the diversity of artistic thought in the first thirty years of the 20th century.

Subject: Art History
Start: 1907
End: 1930
Huguenots Online

Huguenots Online

Editor: Andrew Pettegree

This collection offers a comprehensive survey of the original writings of the French Huguenot authors, from the first stirrings of radical dissent in the 1530s through to the end of the century. The selection privileges first and foremost original writings of authors writing within France and for an exclusively French audience.

Subject: History
Start: 1530
End: 1600
Place: France
Human Rights Documents Online

Human Rights Documents Online

Human Rights Documents Online (HRDO) will ultimately contain all human rights documents collected by the Human Rights Internet (HRI) in Ottawa in Canada since 1980. These documents emanate from 483 non-governmental human rights organizations (NGOs) worldwide, some of which have a universal scope, whilst others focus on the attainment of human rights in a specific area of the world.

Start: 1980
Imperial Russia's Illustrated Press Online

Imperial Russia's Illustrated Press Online

Editor: Jeffrey Brooks

Nothing illuminates the lost world of late Imperial Russia better than the pictorial magazines of the era. The illustrated weeklies gathered in this collection open a wide window on Russian cultural, social, and political life. Each issue of these magazines contains surprises for historians and scholars of culture alike.

Start: 1901
End: 1918
Place: Russia
Israel's Messenger Online

Israel's Messenger Online

The English language Zionist periodical Israel’s Messenger is an important source of knowledge about the Shanghai Jewish community in the years predating the establishment of the Jewish state and the role Jews of the time played in politics, science and international trade.

Start: 1904
End: 1941
Place: Shanghai
Japan Chronicle

Japan Chronicle

The English-language Japan Chronicle Weekly (1900–1940) is the newspaper of record for Japan’s engagement with modernity and its emergence, through war, political and social upheaval and seismic social change in East Asia, onto the world stage in the first half of the twentieth century. Historians of East Asia have long seen the Japan Chronicle as a uniquely valuable resource. This well-informed, controversial but always readable source of news and opinion on Japan and East Asia offers an intriguing and lively Japanese complement to the North-China Herald Online.

Subject: Asian Studies
Start: 1902
End: 1940
Place: Japan
Jewish Theater under Stalinism - Moscow

Jewish Theater under Stalinism - Moscow

Editor: V. Ivanov

This collection contains sources on the Soviet theater, Jewish avant-garde art and the Kremlin’s policy toward Jews. It includes correspondence with ministries, state and authors; administrative documents; performed /submitted plays; notes by the censors; musical items for productions; press clippings; posters, programs and librettos; photographs of productions; personal documents of troupe members.

Start: 1931
End: 1949
Place: Russia
The Hungarian Reformation Online

The Hungarian Reformation Online

Editor: Graeme Murdock

This collection offers a comprehensive survey of the original Hungarian reformers’ writings. It includes texts from the first stirrings of reform in the 1540s to works written for the established churches during the 1650s. It is an invaluable resource concerning the Lutheran Reformation, the development of international Calvinism, the Catholic Reformation and the emergence of Anti-Trinitarianism.

Subject: History
Start: 1547
End: 1881
Place: Hungary
The Italian Reformation Online

The Italian Reformation Online

The theological profile of the Italian reformation has not been researched sufficiently. Obviously, such an exploration requires knowledge of the primary texts. Critical editions, however, are very rarely available. This collection offers a synopsis of the diversity of the manifestations of the Italian Reformation and will therefore facilitate research in the fascinating, still largely fallow area.

Subject: History
Start: 1500
End: 1871
Place: Italy