bullet 18th-Century Food- An Upper-Class English Dining Experience
bullet 18c Social Order:  Peasants and Aristocracy 
bullet The 18c Town and Its Inhabitants
bullet The Ancien Régime Rococo
bullet Art of the 18c (World Art Treasures)
bullet Bourbon France--Spain's Colonial Allies and Antagonists: 1699-1781
bullet The Bourbons:  A Genealogical Chart (France)
bullet The Concise History of the British Newspaper in the 18c
bullet Creating French Culture:  Treasures from the Bibliothèque Nationale de France
bullet "The Damn'd South Sea: Britain's Greatest Financial Speculation and its Unhappy Ending" - Harvard Magazine
bullet Early Russian Tsars:  1462-1725 - Genealogical Chart
bullet Eighteenth Resources on the Net
bullet The English Bride- An 18th-Century Gentlewoman's Guide to Marriage
bullet Exhibit on the Culture of Chocolate
bullet Exhibit on the Culture of Tobacco
bullet The French and English Colonial Empires of the 17c-18c
bullet French Old Regime Bureaucrats:  Intendants de Province, 1661-1790
bullet Goethe's Poems
bullet Hanoverian Genealogical Chart (England)
bullet Jesuits and the Sciences:   1720-1773
bullet Key European & World Figures Born Between 1600-1797  (timeline)
bullet Last Mile Tours: Capital Punishment in 18th-Century England
bullet Late 18c Clothes
bullet Madrid of the Bourbons

Major Events in the World During 1650-1800  (timeline)


Map-->"France Under the Ancien Régime:  1780"

bullet Map-->"Urban Populations of Western Europe:  1700"
bullet Mercantilism
bullet The Mozart Project
bullet Neo-Classicism (Artcyclopedia) - large list of artists & their works
bullet The New Child:  British Art & the Origins of Modern Childhood (1730-1830)
bullet The Novel:  Criticisms of Pamela
bullet Proceedings of the Old Bailey Online:  1674-1834
bullet The Rise and Fall of the Absolute Monarchy:  Grand Siècle and Enlightenment
bullet The Rococo Style (Artcyclopedia) - large list of artists & their works
bullet The Romanov Dynasty:  Genealogical Chart (Russia)
bullet "Settecento 18th Century" (National Gallery of Australia - 3 Centuries of Italian Art)
bullet The South Sea Bubble
bullet "The Trans-Atlantic Economy in 1800"
bullet "The Western Traditions" video series on line - The Annenburg Foundation
bullet William Hogarth - massive number of his engravings & plates
bullet William Hogarth and 18c Print Culture
bullet William Pitt (Spartacus Site)
bullet Women in the "Republic of Letters"

                             How to read a primary source document
Why Study History Through Primary Sources

bullet  18c"Beer Street" - engraving by William Hogarth
bullet  18c:  "Gin Lane" - engraving by William Hogarth
bullet 1719:  Daniel Defoe - On the Education of Women
bullet 1721:  The Second Part of the South Sea Bubble
bullet 1722:  British Poor Relief Act
bullet 1726:  Gulliver's Travels - Jonathan Swift
bullet 1729:  A Modest Proposal for Preventing The Children of Poor People in Ireland from Being A Burden to Their Parents or Country, and For Making Them Beneficial to The Public - Jonathan Swift
bullet 1731:  Selected Sources on the Organisation of Work and the Guilds - Imperial Law Concerning the Abuses of the Guilds, Regensburg (8/16)
bullet 1736:  "The Distressed Poet" - painting by William Hogarth
bullet 1740:  "God Save the King" - lyrics to the British national anthem
bullet 1740:  Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded - Samuel Richardson
bullet 1745:  A Letter to The Female Spectator on the Study of Natural Philosophy
bullet 1749:  The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling - Henry Fielding
bullet 1756:  Edmund Burke - On Taste
bullet 1760:  David Hume - Of the Standard of Taste
bullet 1762:  Peter III's Manifesto Freeing Nobles from Obligatory Service
bullet 1767:  Catherine the Great's Instruction to the Legislative Commission
bullet 1767:  Adam Ferguson - An Essay on the History of Civil Society
bullet 1768:  Summa Quae - Pope Clement XIII's Encyclical on the Church in Poland (1/6)
bullet 1770:  "The Death of Wolfe" - painting by Benjamin West
bullet 1772:  Speech on India in the House of Commons - Robert Clive
bullet 1773:  A Letter to Her Mother - Marie Antoinette  
bullet 1773:  India Regulating Act
bullet 1774:  Pugachev's last ukaz (June)  and   Petition of Serfs in Kungur District, Perm' Province, to "Peter III"
bullet 1774-1776:  Jacques Turgot - Reflections on the Formation and Distribution of Wealth
bullet 1775:  Anecdotes on the Countess du Barry
bullet 1775:  Proclamation of Rebellion - King George III of England responding to increasing
hostilities in the American colonies
bullet 1776:  "The Cost of Empire" - from Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations    
bullet 1776:  "Of Colonies" - from Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations
bullet 1776:  The Principle of the Mercantile System - Adam Smith
bullet 1778:  Evelina, or A History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World  - Fanny Burney
bullet 1780s:  Letter on the Loss of America - King George III of England (.pdf file)
bullet 1781:  Account to the Kind - Jacques Necker
bullet 1781:  Memorandum Against Necker - Count Charles Gravier de Vergennes
bullet 1782:  British Poor Relief Act [Gilbert's Act]
bullet 1783:  Contract between the King and the Thirteen United States of North America (2/25)
bullet 1883:  Speech in the House of Commons by Sir Edmund Burke
bullet 1788:  Louis XVI's Reply to the Parlement of Paris
bullet 1789:  Cahier of 1789, The Clergy of Blois and Romorantin 
bullet 1789:  Cahier of 1789, The Nobility of Blois
bullet 1789:  Cahier of 1789, The Third Estate of Versailles
bullet 1789:  "What is the Third Estate?" - Abbé Sieyes
bullet 1794:  Letters Upon the Aesthetic Education of Man - Friedrich von Schiller
bullet 1808:  Faust - Goethe
bullet 1829:  Aboard a Slave Ship
bullet 1888:  The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth