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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Detailed, signed entries. Bibliographies list both primary and secondar sources. Bibliographies not annotated, but the bibliographies of secondary sources do identify standard critical editions, where available.
2 vols. Online resource. Also available in print through our catalog. A little old, but still highly regarded, and useful as a starting point into just about any historical topic. An excellent introduction to historiographical themes and seminal works.
Transcribed letters between correspondents in Europe, the Americas and Asia, covering the 17th and 18th centuries. Difficult to search--doesn't support Boolean queries, only single word or phrase searches. Features Englightenment "figures". Authors can be browsed by name, nationality, or occupation. Include Electronic Enlightenment Biographies (under the section "Lives": browse biographies by nationality or occupation of subject) and a bibliography of Enlightenment journals and newspapers.