Electronic Enlightenment

Archive of letters of 18th century thinkers and writers

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An archive of edited correspondence of the early modern period, linking people across Europe, the Americas and Asia from the early 17th to the mid-19th century. In these letters, over 10,000 historical figures discuss everything from religious tolerance to animal rights, volcanology to classical archaeology, economic modelling to celebrity culture.

Useful if you study:

  • History
  • Philosophy
  • History of Science
  • Literature
  • Comparative literature
  • Medieval and Early Modern Studies

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