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The World of the Eighteenth Century (for English Majors): Science

English majors, and all others, are welcome to use this guide to understand the cultural & historical context in which the literature being read was created.

The Experiment


Jean Antoine Nollet [French monk & experimental scientist], (18th century engraving).

Image from Art Museum Image Gallery.

Science in the 18th Century

Reference Universe

Reference Universe searches the table of contents & indexes of recent print and electronic encyclopedias in the CSS Reference Collection.