1. A Larger World -- 2. Mercantile Origins: Passengers Only -- 3. Managing from a Merchant's Public Counting-House -- 4. Shipping and Trading in an Empire of the Seas -- 5. Planting: A Great Fund of Riches and of Strength to Great Britain…
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Collecting the world : Hans Sloane and the origins of the British Museum Book , Print in English
In 1759 the British Museum opened its doors to the general public--the first free national museum in the world. James Delbourgo's biography of Hans Sloane recounts the story behind its creation, told through the life of a figure with an insatiable ambition to pit universal…
The London hanged : crime and civil society in the eighteenth century Book , Print in English
Spaces of modernity : London's geographies, 1680-1780 Book , Print in English
Ch. 1. Spaces of Modernity -- Ch. 2. Magdalen Hospital -- Ch. 3. Street -- Ch. 4. Pleasure Garden -- Ch. 5. Excise Geographies -- Ch. 6. Universal Register Office -- Ch. 7. Maps of Modernity.