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Resource Guide:
Eighteenth-Century Europe

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Eighteenth-Century History, 1715-1789D 284-297
History of Great Britain, Modern, 1714-1760DA 498-503
History of Great Britain, Modern, 1760-1820DA 505-522
Scotland History, 1603-1745DA 800-814
Jacobite Movements, 1707-1745DA 813-814
History of Austria, 1648-1740DB 66-69
History of Austria, 1740-1815DB 69-77
History of Czechoslovakia, 1526-1918DB 2135-2182
History of France, 1715-1789DC 131-138
History of Germany, 1648-1815DD 190-199
History of Greece, 1453-1821DF 801
History of Italian States, 1500-1800DG 539-545
History of Russia, 1613-1917DK 112-264
History of Norway, 1387-1814DL 480-502
History of SpainDP 192-200

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Europe, History, 1648-1789
  • Europe, History, 1789-1815
  • Europe, History, 18th Century
  • Europe, History, Chronology
  • Europe, History, Military, 1648-1789
  • Europe, History, Military, 1789-1815
  • Europe, Historical geograpy
  • Revolutions, Europe
  • Europe, Politics and Government, 1648-1789
  • Europe, Civilization
  • Great Britain, History, 1660-1714

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
The rise of female kings in Europe, 1300-1800D 217 .M57 2012
Napoleon, symbol for an ageDC 203 .B62 2008
The pursuit of glory : Europe, 1648-1815D 273 .B58 2007
Europe and the making of England, 1660-1760BR 757 .C62 2007
The great upheaval : America and the birth of the modern world, 1788-1800E 310 .W56 2007
The roads to modernity : the British, French, and American enlightenmentsB 802 .H65 2003
The Enlightenment : a brief history with documentsCB 411 .J327 2001
Eighteenth-century Europe, tradition and progroess, 1715-1789CB 411 .W64 1982
Kings, nobles and commoners states and societies in early modern Europe, a revisionist historye-Book
The making of modern Europe, 1648-1780e-Book
Lineages of European political thought:Explorations along the Medieval/modern divide from John of Salisbury to HegelJC 111 .N43 2009 and eBook
The emergence of the Eastern powers, 1756-1775e-Book

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation
  • Eighteenth-Century Fiction
  • Eighteenth-Century Life
  • Eighteenth-Century Studies
  • Eighteenth-Century Thought
  • Eighteenth-Century Women
  • The Age of Johnson
  • Central European History
  • History Journal
  • French Studies
  • European Legacy
  • The German Quarterly
  • The American Historical Review

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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