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A guide to library resources for History at the University of Essex


Popular magazines (news, fashion, sports, etc.) can provide a useful insight into the time period that they were published in. As well as articles, they often contain illustrations and advertisements, which can also be useful primary sources - especially for the study of consumerism, gender roles, material culture, history of technology, and popular culture. You can use the links below to search and browse the digitised magazine archives to which the library subscribes.