all ebooks in category: 18th Century World History (51)

In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis
English | ISBN: 0231172168 | 2016 | 512 pages | EPUB | 11 MB

A history that extends from the 1750s to the present, In Pursuit of Privilege recounts upper-class New Yorkers' struggle to create a distinct world guarded …

Marengo and Hohenlinden: Napoleon's Rise to Power
2005 | ISBN: 1844152790 | English | 304 pages | EPUB | 27 MB

In a tense, crowded thirty-three days in the autumn of 1799, Napoleon Bonaparte organized a coup and made himself dictator of France. Yet his position …

Enlightenment in Scotland and France: Studies in Political Thought
2018 | ISBN: 1138633909 | English | 198 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Enlightenment in Scotland and France: Studies in Political Thought provides comparative analysis of the Scottish and French Enlightenments. Studies of the two Enlightenments have previously …

Passionate Minds
English | EPUB | 3.7 MB

With a masterful ability to connect their social contexts to well-chosen and telling details of their personal lives, Claudia Roth Pierpont gives us portraits of …

Balloon Madness : Flights of Imagination in Britain, 1783-1786
English | 2017 | ISBN: 1783272538 | 367 Pages | PDF | 53 MB

'All the world is mad about balloons' observers recorded during the craze in Britain that lasted from 1783 to 1786. Excitement about the new invention …

Greece, the EEC and the Cold War, 1974–1979: The Second Enlargement
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1137331321 | PDF | pages: 270 | 1.4 mb

Eirini Karamouzi explores the history of the European Economic Community (EEC) in the turbulent decade of the 1970s and especially the Community's response to the …

How the Old World Ended: The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800
English | January 7, 2020 | ISBN: 0300243596 | EPUB | 392 pages | 2.5 MB

A magisterial account of how the cultural and maritime relationships between the British, Dutch and American territories changed the existing world order – and made …

A Great and Monstrous Thing: London in the Eighteenth Century
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0674073177 | 704 pages | PDF | 4,6 MB

London in the eighteenth century was a new city, risen from the ashes of the Great Fire of 1666 that had destroyed half its homes …

Illusions in Motion: Media Archaeology of the Moving Panorama and Related Spectacles
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0262018519 | 464 pages | PDF | 30 MB

Beginning in the late eighteenth century, huge circular panoramas presented their audiences with resplendent representations that ranged from historic battles to exotic locations. Such panoramas …

A People's History of Modern Europe (repost)
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0745332463, 0745332455 | 256 pages | PDF | 4,5 MB

The origin of capitalism and modern industrialism—and, not unrelated, the birthplace of Marxism—modern Europe provided the perfect conditions for a great number of political revolutions. …