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Making of the Modern World
The Making of the Modern World: Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature 1450-1850provides digital facsimile images on every page of 61,000 works of literature on economic and business published from 1450 through 1850. Full-text searching on more than 12 million pages provides researchers unparalleled access to this vast collection of material on commerce, finance, social conditions, politics, trade and transport.
Teetotalers to Transcendentalists: A History of Nineteenth-Century Reform