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European History: The Enlightenment

Includes primary and secondary sources for the time periods and geographic locations covered by European History I (EUH 1000) and European History II (EUH 1001).

Primary Sources




The Diligent Mother

Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin. Image courtesy Nationalmuseum (Stockholm, Sweden).

A Philosopher Giving that Lecture on the Orrery, in which a Lamp is put in the Place of the Sun, 1764-66

Joseph Wright, ca. 1766. Image courtesy Europeana Collections.