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

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.

Island of Martinique

18th century map of Martinque

Martinique, 18th century map by Matthew Seutter.

Image from Art Museum Image Gallery.

Historical Atlases Covering the 18th Century

The Meaning of Place-Names

Use these works to track down mystery places mentioned in your reading.

Reference Universe

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