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Making of the Modern World

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Coverage:
1460-1914


Digital facsimiles of literature on economics and business published from the last half of the 15th century to the mid-19th century from the collections of the Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature at the University of London, England, and the Kress Collection of Business and Economics at the Harvard Business School; with supplementary materials from the Seligman Collection in the Butler Library at Columbia University, and from Sterling Library at Yale University. Collection contains materials on commerce, finance, social conditions, politics, trade and transport; documents the dynamics of Western trade and wealth; focuses on economics interpreted in the widest sense, including political science, history, sociology; special collections on banking, finance, transportation and manufacturing. Includes facsimiles of rare books and primary source materials such as political pamphlets and broadsides, government publications, proclamations, and a wide range of ephemera.

The digital collection presents more than 61,000 books from the period 1460-1850, and 466 pre-1906 serials, offering a total of approximately 12 million pages.

Number of Users:
unlimited
Interlibrary Loan:
Print-only copy permitted
Resource Advocate:
Wyant, Nicholas
SFX Source:
No
Federated Search:
No

IUB Library Subjects:
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Art & Art History

Library of Congress Subjects:

Economics--Early works to 1800.
Economics--History--Sources.