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South Asian Studies: Primary Sources

Primary Sources


This page provides links to some online primary source materials on South Asia. Primary sources are original documented evidence from a given historical period, such as official correspondence, government publications, diaries, images and photographs, drawings, letters, books, films, posters, play scripts, speeches, songs, sheet music, and first-person accounts. 


Bhagat Singh Internet Archive a small collection of documents pertaining to Bhagat Singh (1907-1931)

Echoes of freedom: South Asian pioneers in California, 1899-1965

Imperial Gazetteer of India (1908-1931)

Medical History of Brirish India  official full text documents realting to the medical history of India in the 19th and 20th centuries.

South Asian Migration Histories

Mutiny at the Margins: the Indian upsrising of 1857

Statistical Abstract Relating to British India (1840-1920)

Women in World History -- Primary Sources on South Asia

Subject Guide

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Min-Huei Lu
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