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The 1700s (Headlines in History)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0737705418, Paperback)From despotic rulers in Europe to revolt and slavery in America to the first rumblings of the Industrial Revolution, the eighteenth century was a time of unrest and intellectual advancement amidst a climate of repression. This anthology covers the century with chapters on philosophers and writers, monarchs and wars, and the growth and struggle for independence of the thirteen British colonies in America.
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Presents primary and secondary source articles on the major events and cultural characteristics of the eighteenth century around the world, covering such topics as the European monarchs, composers, the Paris art salon, the French and Indian War, American slavery, the Boston Massacre, and child labor.
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