Tuesday, January 14, 2014

‘Electronic Enlightenment’ now available

We are pleased to announce that we now have access to ‘Electronic Enlightenment’ from Oxford University Press.

To access Electronic Enlightenment go to:
http://library.liv.ac.uk/record=b3084825~S8

With 63,967 letters and documents and 8,002 correspondents, Electronic Enlightenment is a wide-ranging online collection of edited correspondence of the early modern period, linking people across Europe, the Americas and Asia from the early 17th to the mid-19th century, discussing everything from religious tolerance to animal rights, vulcanology to classical archeology, economic modelling to celebrity culture.

A searchable and browseable database, offering extensive access to the web of correspondence between the greatest thinkers and writers of the long eighteenth century and their families and friends, bankers and booksellers, patrons and publishers. Coverage includes letters and documents, document sources such as manuscripts and early printed editions, scholarly annotations, and links to biographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, newspapers, and other online resources.

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