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Research Guides@TCC Libraries

Western Civilization: Early Modern

To assist in the study of Western Civilization and the period known as Early Modern.

The purpose of this Topic Guide is to assist with the study of Western Civilization and the period known as Early Modern, c. 1600-1800.

Specific Call Numbers to browse:

CB 305-430

History of Civilization (by Period)

D 301-309

Period of French Revolution

D 242-382.5

History,  1601-1715 (17th Century)

DA – DX

Histories by Countries

D 284-297

History,  1715-1789 (18th Century)

E 186-199

U.S., Colonial History (1607-1775)

D 299-300

History, 1789-

E 201-298

U.S.,The Revolution (1775-1783)

"It might seem strange to date the beginning of the "modern era" to so long ago, but in many ways it was the scientific, political and economic revolutions of the 17th and 18th centuries that have most shaped our own society."  A Brief History of Western Culture: Early Modern, c. 1600 to 1800, Kahn Academy 

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