Study Number 801: Nations in Conflict : Data on National Growth and International Violence for Six Major European Powers, 1870-1914: The annual aggregate data compiled for the period 1870 - 1914 on Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Russia and Austria-Hungary are in 8 categories: national size, colonial size, economic and productivity profile, commercial activity, government budget, alliances, violence, and conflicts of interest. The first 6 are aggregate data compiled from yearbooks and other historical sources. One of the alliance measures - adversary relationship - is a dummy variable coded 1 if nation was not aligned, 0 if aligned. Variables in the last two categories are derived from subjective scaling procedures.
Study Number 1384: Slave Trade Movement between Africa and the Americas, 1817-1843: Data includes: ship's port of arrival, date of arrival, type of vessel, tonnage, master's name, number of guns, number of crew, national flag, number of slaves, port of departure, number of days of voyage, mortality.
Study Number 1385: English Slave Trade, 1791-1799: House of Lords Survey: Data includes: ship's name, tonnage, home port of ship, departure date, African port of arrival, date of African arrival, slaves taken on board (total number), slave mortality, slaves relanded before African port departure, number of slaves shipped, date of African departure, American port of arrival, date of arrival in New World, number of slaves landed, date ship left America.
Study Number 2923: Liverpool Trade and Shipping, 1744 to 1786: Liverpool overseas trade and shipping; trans-atlantic voyage patterns; slave trade; Liverpool shipowners and merchants; war and its impact on trade and shipping.
Study Number 2992: British Economic Imperialism, 1869 to 1914: Variables include raw values, nine-year moving averages, deviations from the average, and deviations from the linear trend for such quantities as British investment abroad, British gross domestic fixed capital, British exports and imports to the British Empire and to other parts of the world, and the number of British alliances. Data were collected from the most recent available studies in economic history, econometrics, and political science.
Study Number 2994: Wealth, Household Expenditure and Consumer Goods in Preindustrial England and America, 1550 to 1800: The probate inventories (Parts 1-11) include information about personal wealth, household production, and the possession of consumer durables and semi-durables. The household survey for England circa 1790 (Part 12) contains dietary information as well as information about other household expenditures. The wills from England and America (Part 13) are a source for learning about the kinds of goods people obtained from their families through inheritance. Finally, information pertaining to the distribution network in eighteenth century England is contained in the aggregate county-level data on the shop and peddlers' tax (Part 14).
Study Number 3219: European State Finance Database - Revenues and Expenditure in Spanish America c. 1570 to c. 1816: Each record is the income or expenditure of an individual tax for a given year and treasury. Data includes: archival source; starting month; starting year; ending month; ending year; caja id; tax code number; type (debit or credit); pesos de ocho; pesos de ensayados; pesos de oro; tax name.
Study Number 3882: Liverpool Community, 1649 - 1750: Data includes:
- Councillors and town officers, 1649-1749
- Freemen admissions, 1650-1708
- Hearth taxes 1663, 1664, 1666, 1673
- Overseas Port Book, 1665
- Vestry officials, 1681-1750
- Apprentices indentured, 1707-50
- Rate assessment for 1708
- Overseas Port Book, 1709
- Rate assessment, 1743
- Plantation ship owners, 1743-48
Study Number 4077: Jeremy Bentham, 1748 to 1832 - transcripts of original manuscripts: The data represent a full transcription of a small proportion of the 60,000 manuscripts of Bentham's writing held in University College London Library and includes:
- Securities Against Misrule
- Constitutional Code
- Official Aptitude Maximized: Expense Minimized
- Book of Fallacies
- 'Emancipation Spanish' and 'Rid Yourselves of Ultramaria'
- 'Codification Proposal'
- 'Writings on Medicine and Poor Relief'
- Full transcriptions of manuscripts relating to the following subjects: Evidence; Logic; France.
- Full transcriptions of the following fragments: Colonization Society; Clony an Navy; Definitions of Pain and Pleasure; Auto-icon; Civil Code.
Study Number 4544: Political Regimes and Regime Transitions in Africa, 1910 to 1994: This data collection focuses on political regimes and regime transitions in 47 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The first part of the dataset contains information on the characteristics of post-colonial political regimes from independence to December 31, 1989. Economic variables include GNP per capita, inflation, structural adjustment programs, overseas development assistance, and external debt, while social indicators concern ethnic and religious fragmentation. Political variables provide a listing of every national election in Africa from independence to 1989, for totals of 106 presidential and 185 parliamentary contests, the number of political parties, association groups, and media outlets in each country in 1975 and 1989, and type of political regime, including the duration of each regime in years and the total number and mode of previous regime transitions up to 1989.