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THE GREAT NAVIGATORS of the 18th century By John Fitzgerald
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In this chief of his works, Jules Verne has set himself to tell the story of all the most stirring adventures of which we have any written record - to give the history, "from the time of Hanno... More > and Herodotus down to that of Livingstone and Stanley," of those voyages of exploration and discovery which are among the most thrilling episodes in the history of human enterprise. In short, Jules Verne has chosen for his most important book the only subject which he could make surpass his own vivid and realistic stories in absorbing interest; to the treatment of such material he brings all the dash and vivid picturesqueness of his own creations,< Less
THE GREAT NAVIGATORS of the 18th century By John Fitzgerald
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In this chief of his works, Jules Verne has set himself to tell the story of all the most stirring adventures of which we have any written record - to give the history, "from the time of Hanno... More > and Herodotus down to that of Livingstone and Stanley," of those voyages of exploration and discovery which are among the most thrilling episodes in the history of human enterprise. In short, Jules Verne has chosen for his most important book the only subject which he could make surpass his own vivid and realistic stories in absorbing interest; to the treatment of such material he brings all the dash and vivid picturesqueness of his own creations,< Less
The Age of Enlightenment: The transition that revolutionized the 18th century By Keltik Excalibur
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+1700 words Research Paper on the Age of Enlightenment and its impact, discussing 3 examples: Kant, Wollstonecraft and Jefferson. Paper includes thesis, outline, introduction, body, conclusion and... More > works cited< Less
German Professions of the 18th and 19th Centuries By ROBERT RABE
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German Professions of the 18th and 19th Centuries including the history of the guilds and the history of many professions including blacksmiths, farmers, clockmakers, cobblers, tanners, physicians,... More > peddlers, merchants, shepherds and hunters.< Less
Famous 18th Century Writers Series: Voltaire By Marie Publications
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Famous 18th Century Writers Series: Voltaire Copyright Introduction Childhood and Early Years Voltaire the Name Voltaire In England Chateau de Cirey Sanssouci Geneva and Ferney ... More > Twilight Years Voltaire’s Writings Voltaire’s Philosophy Legacy Summary of Major Works Lettres Philosophiques Zadig ou la Destinee Micromegas Candide Philosophical Dictionary L'Ingenu Oedipus The Tragedy of Zara Mahomet< Less
British Philosophers, 16th to 18th Century By Andreas Sofroniou
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Philosophy may be briefly defined as the study of the nature and implications of rational thought. Conclusions may be drawn about the implications of rational thought in specific fields, such as the... More > moral and political, and these implications constitute moral and therapeutic philosophy. The purpose of this book is to indicate, in the most general and summary fashion, the logical and metaphysical background of philosophy, as conceived by the BRITISH PHILOSOPHERS OF THE 16TH TO 18TH CENTURY. Large issues have been touched on which could not be adequately discussed in less than a volume devoted to their special consideration. But, enough will have been said for the purpose of the present book if it has been made clear that philosophy is not an independent subject but is intimately bound up with the great issues of logic, politics, and metaphysics.< Less
BRITISH PHILOSOPHERS, 16TH TO 18TH CENTURY By Andreas Sofroniou
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Philosophy may be briefly defined as the study of the nature and implications of rational thought. From this, general study conclusions may be drawn about the implications of rational thought in... More > specific fields, such as the moral and political, and these implications constitute moral and therapeutic philosophy. If, as the empiricist believes, philosophy leads to the conclusion that the rational part of experience is much smaller than is commonly supposed, this is itself a rational proposition of the first importance. The purpose of this book is to indicate, in the most general and summary fashion, the logical and metaphysical background of philosophy, as conceived by the BRITISH PHILOSOPHERS OF THE 16TH TO 18TH CENTURY.< Less
18th Century Confederate Southern Cooking By James M. Gray
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The contents of "18th Century American Southern Cooking" are recipes collected from various sources and friends who are known to have ancestral roots in the deep southern states of the... More > United States. People who can often trace their ancestral lineage back to days and members of Confederate families who defended the south against northern aggression by invading northern armies. Cooks world wide have adopted many of those recipes, added and taken away from them, renamed them and claimed them as their own. These recipes, however, are the originals as were handed down from family to family throughout the south, generation after generation; without any such changes. These are the foods my grandmother was raised on, then my mother and father and lastly, I was raised on.< Less
The Soteriology of Samuel Johnson: A Case of 18th Century Moralism By P. Andrew Sandlin
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An investigation of the sermons of 18th century British literary luminary Samuel Johnson with special interest in the way in which his moralism (deviating from historic Protestantism) contributed to... More > his famous spiritual anxiety.< Less
A Parcel of Ribbons : Letters of the 18th Century Lee Family in London and Jamaica By Anne M Powers
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Set among the sugar plantations of Jamaica and the balls and masquerades of Georgian London the story is told by the Lee family in their own words. In 1749 thirteen year-old Robert Cooper Lee sailed... More > to Jamaica taking a parcel of ribbons for sale. When his family was left all but penniless, Robert and his brothers forged new lives in Jamaica, fathered children with women who were the descendants of slaves and supported their sister left behind in England. Robert returned to London with his family in 1771. A prominent attorney, respected throughout Jamaica and among the West Indian lobby in London, he had built a fortune that enabled his children to mix with royalty. This remarkable collection of letters tells a story of triumph against adversity, of a family that suffered sickness, bankruptcy, sudden death, a clandestine marriage and an elopement. Through it all the bonds of family endured.< Less