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

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.

18th Century Clock

Republican Clock

Republican clock with old time on upper face and new decimal order on lower (French, 18th century).

Image from Art Museum Image Gallery.

Chronologies Cover the 18th Century

Reference Universe

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