Politics Trove is the home of Oxford’s undergraduate politics textbooks online. Collecting together best-selling titles by world-leading experts, Politics Trove facilitates a rounded and complete study of politics. 

Whether you’re a student looking for a single source for all your politics resources, a lecturer encouraging broader reading in your subject, or an administrator searching for a digital resource solution for your department, Politics Trove can help. 

Its powerful search facility means you can delve deeper into your textbooks, navigate more easily, and connect with additional resources in your own institution’s library collection. 

For the first time Politics Trove enables you to search and interrogate the wealth of Oxford’s politics textbook content.


Why Politics Trove?



Best-selling textbooks by world-leading experts

Features market-leading titles including The Globalization of World Politics, The EU: How does it work?, An Introduction to Political Philosophy, and Political Research: Methods and Skills

Specifically designed for undergraduates

Accessible writing, supportive learning features, links to additional online resources, and citation features to facilitate accurate referencing.

Simple but powerful functionality

Including advanced search features, user-friendly navigation, and personalization options to aid independent study.

What titles are available?

Politics Trove contains the content of around 50 politics and international relations textbooks across core and optional modules.

Obtaining access to Politics Trove

For students

Redeeming an access code

If you are a student who has been given an access token by your university please visit the access page to find out how to activate your account.

Purchasing a subject collection

Individual students can buy 6 or 12 months access to subject collections. Visit the subscribe page for details on how to do this. 


For academics

Academics who would like an inspection copy, or time-limited trial access to content within Politics Trove, should contact their campus representative for more information and a demonstration.


For institutional purchasers

If you are interested in subscribing to Politics Trove on behalf of your department or institution, please contact your campus representative for more information, demonstrations, and a full quotation.






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