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New Collection: Making of the Modern World

Part I:

The Goldsmiths'-Kress Collection, 1450-1850

Making of the Modern World 1
Making of the Modern World 2
Offering new ways of understanding the expansion of world trade, the Industrial Revolution, and the development of modern capitalism, supporting research in variety of disciplines.
Making of the Modern World 3
This collection follows the development of the modern western world through the lens of trade and wealth -- the driving force behind many of the major historical events during the period (1450-1850). With full-text search capabilities on an abundance of rare books and primary source materials, this resource provides unparalleled access to more than 61,000 books and 466 serials -- more than 12 million pages in all -- many of which are the only known copy of the work in the world.