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September 2017 · 1 volumes · 400 pages · 8"x10"
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Defining Documents in World History:
The 18th Century (1701-1800)
These volumes highlight important historical documents –speeches, letters, manifestos and more –from influential figures during this pivotal century.
Readers will find detailed, thought-provoking analysis of:
Emanuel Swedenborg: Invitation to the New Church
Thomas Malthus: An Essay on the Principle of Population
Adam Smith: The Wealth of Nations
Qianlong: Letter to George III
Each in-depth chapter guides readers with historical insight and comprehension. From the Enlightenment to the advent of revolutionary movements around the world toward the end of the century, these volumes provide thoughtful analysis of documents and speeches allowing readers to gain a better understanding of the currents running through the history of the eighteenth century. An important resource for the history collections of high schools, undergraduate libraries and public libraries.