Access is available on and off campus to current McMaster University students, faculty and staff.
This database is available at McMaster through April 2023 as part of the ProQuest Access & Build pilot project.
Coverage: 1890s to the present
Includes coverage of 180 issues, topics, and events from the late 1890s to the present that are key to understanding today’s world including border and migration, atrocities and human rights violations, peacekeeping, climate change, terrorism, revolutions, and human trafficking. Specific events explored include the U.S. and Mexico Border, the Rwandan Genocide, the Arab Spring, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and climate migrants in Asia Pacific.
Curated by an international board of scholars, issues and events are presented through a variety of perspectives—personal, governmental, legal, contemporary and retrospective—that demonstrate the interactions and interconnectedness of global issues.
This databases is comprised of the following five collections which can be searched separately: