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Electronic Enlightenment

Alternate Titles: E-Enlightenment

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Electronic Enlightenment is the most 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 — reconstructing one of the world's great historical “conversations”.

EE will give you immediate access to 69,415 historical documents. Listen in on the first global social network of 8,438 historical figures.


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English; History; Linguistics

Date Coverage

Early 17th century to mid-19th century