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Link A map of the United States of America 1783

A map of the new republic of the United States of America in 1783 when independence from Great Britain had been secured in the revolution.

United States of America, American Revolution, Historical Maps, Eighteenth Century, History view
Link An Enquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith 1776

The Wealth of Nations is one of the earliest attempts by the Scottish academic Adam Smith to describe the structure of the early industrialising...

Economics, Political economy, Eighteenth Century, Adam Smith, Industrial Revolution, History view
Link Articles of Union uniting England and Scotland 1707

The document which created the United Kingdom of Great Britain bringing the whole island into one state in 1707. After a major financial crisis...

Eighteenth Century, United Kingdom, Scottish history, English history, History view
Link Classical Music and the Music of the Classical Era

For those new to music history, a discussion of the meaning of the term "classical music", and an introduction to the Western art music of the...

Music, Eighteenth Century view
Link Common Sense by Thomas Paine 1776

The entire text of Thomas Paine's famous pamphlet originally pubished anonymously on January 10 1776. It was intended as an easily understood...

American Revolution, British history, Eighteenth Century, Thomas Paine, American history, History view
Link Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen 1789

The full text of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen written by the Marquis de Lafayette with help from Thomas Jefferson. The...

French Revolution, Eighteenth Century, Political history, European history, History view
Link Essays on Images of the French Revolution

Eight essays concerning forty-two engravings and paintings of events during the French Revolution. A discussion of the importance of the way in...

French Revolution, Eighteenth Century, Revolution, History view
Link French Revolution Resources

A website created by George Mason University and City University of New York containing 600 primary documents in the form of contemporary images,...

Eighteenth Century, French Revolution, Revolution, Ecclesiastical History, History view
Link Images of the French Revolution

Forty-two contemporary images of the French Revolution with a despcription of the illustrations in each case. Mostly these consist of paintings...

French Revolution, Eighteenth Century, Revolution, History view
Link Institutional hypocrisy: the Imperial Diet in the 18th century - a German Sonderweg?

Professor Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger (University of Münster) delivers a lecture as part of the "East and East-Central Europe: Special Paths (...

German history, Germany, Eighteenth Century, 18th century, Eighteenth Century in Germany view
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