"Collection of original documents relating to Empire Studies, sourced from libraries and archives around the world." Includes over 60,000 images of original manuscripts and printed material from as early as 1492, as well as essays and biographies. Sections: I. Cultural Contacts, 1492-1969; II. Empire Writing and the Literature of Empire; III. The Visible Empire; IV. Religion and Empire; V. Race, Class, Imperialism and Colonialism, 1607-2007.