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General Resources
Historical Outline for Restoration & 18th-Century British Literature (chronology of historical events and publications in Britain during the period 1642-1820) (Alok Yadav, George Mason U.)
William Hogarth and 18th-Century Print Culture (virtual exhibit, wtih sections on techinque, theatricality, physiogonbomy, politics, and more) (Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections, Northwestern U.)
Library History Database: The British Isles to 1850 (includes statistical information arranged by topic and region, data on, currently, 27,000 libraries across Britain, plus links, and more) (Robin Alston, U. College, London)
The Proceedings of the Old Bailey London 1674 to 1834 (a "fully searchable online edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing accounts of over 100,000 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court") (Tim Hitchcock and Robert Shoemaker; U. Sheffield, and U. Hertfordshire)
Restoration: Politics (background page with links to accompany the film with Sam Neill as Charles II) (Miramax Films / Open Book Systems)
The American Revolutionary War
The American Revolution: National Discussions of Our Revolutionary Origins (articles and links; designed to complement PBS's Liberty! series) (Mark L. Cornbluh, Michigan State U.)
americanrevolution.org (links, cultural and historical information, and images (History Channel)
The Battle of Brooklyn (essay) (Brooklyn Online)
The Battle of Breed's Hil/Bunker Hill (synopsis, with statistics and tactical info) (AROTC, Worcester Polytechnic I.)
Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (includes historical articles and images) (CTSSAR, East Haddam, CT)
Robert K. Wright, Jr. The Continental Army (monograph on army organization) (US Army Center for Military History)
Historical Statements Concerning the Battles of Kings Mountain and the Battle of Cowpens, South Carolina (e-text of 1928 publication) (US Army Center for Military History
Drums Along the Mohawk: The American Revolution on the New York Frontier (chronicles, letters, timeline, and more) (Gregory F. Ketcham)
Expédition Particulière (history of French involvement, including links) (Xenophon Group)
The Papers of Nathanael Greene (historical information, primary sources, links) (Dennis M. Conrad, U. of South Carolina)
Intelligence in the War of Independence (articles, primary documents) (Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC)
Military Science: Army ROTC, Bay State Batallion (links to detailed analysis of 4 Revolution battles) (AROTC, Worcester Polytechnic I.)
National Park Service: The American Revolution (links to exhibits) (NPS, US Dept. of the Interior)
The Oneidas and the Birth of the American Nation (history of Oneida military involvement) (Oneida Indian Nation, NY)
The Philadelphia Campaign, 1777 (developing site, with articles and images)(Independence Hall Association, Philadelphia, PA)
Histories of the Battle of Saratoga (links to historiographical accounts) (Richard Jensen, U. of Illinois-Chicago)
W. Gilmore Simms The Life of Francis Marion (e-text biography of "the Swamp Fox" general) (Project Gutenberg, Champaign, IL)
National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (homepage, links to historical articles and bibliography) (SAR, Louisville, KY)
Spy Letters of the American Revolution (texts, historical articles, chronology) (Clements Library, U. of Michigan)
Valley Forge National Historical Park (includes links to historical information) (National Park Service, US Dept. of the Interior)
Yorktown Campaign (August-October 1781) (summary, bibliography, maps, images) (Xenophon Group)
English Bill of Rights 1689  (e-text, within the Avalon Project site) (Yale U.)
The British Book Trades 1710-1777: an index of masters and apprentices recorded in the Inland Revenue registers at the Public Record Office, Kew (searchable database) (Ian Maxted, Devon County COuncil)
The British book trades 1775-1787: an index to insurance policies (database, in the Exeter Working Papers in British Book Trade History series) (Ian Maxted, Devon County Council)
The Bubble Project ("a collaborative and interdisciplinary research initiative on the subject of the South Sea Bubble, or first great stock-market crash of 1720") (David McNeil, Dalhousie U.)
Edmund Burke
"An Address to the King" (1777) (Patricia Craddock, U. Florida)
Brief Biography of Burke (American Revolution HTML Project)
Edmund Burke (biography, links to online texts, links to related Web pages) (Björn Christensson)
"On Taste" (from Sublime and Beautiful) (Michael Gamer, U. Penn)
A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origins of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful -- Selections (Michael Gamer, U. Penn)
Reflections on the Revolution in France (Björn Christensson)
Reflections on the Revolution in France (Harvard Classics edition) (Bartleby.com)
Speech on Conciliation with America (American Revolution HTML Project)
The English Civil War
David Plant British Civil Wars, Commonwealth, and Protectorate 1638-60 (articles, bibliographies, links, and more)
E.L. Skip Knox (Boise State U.) The English Civil War (online course, arranged by subject)
Culloden-- The Death of the Clans (articles on background, battle, and consequences) (Alex's Military History)
Mike Ibeji The Darien Venture (multi-page article describing Scotland's plans to control Panama) (BBC)
English Dissenters (articles on various non-conformist groups in England, with a focus on the Civil War period) (ExLibris.org)
The Diary of John Evelyn (primary texts and some notes)(Anthony Sallis)
The Archive of John Evelyn (e-texts of his diaries, within a virtual exhibition) (the British Library, London, UK)
1755: The French and Indian War Page (tables, links, and more) (Larry Roux, Syracuse U.)
Sir Matthew Hale, A Discourse Touching Provision for the Poor (1683) 
History of Stage Travel In Britain (International Museum of the Horse)
William Hogarth and 18th-Century Print Culture (virtual exhibit, wtih sections on techinque, theatricality, physiogonbomy, politics, and more) (Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections, Northwestern U.)
Horses and British and American Culture: 1660-1840 
The Invitation To A Funeral Tour: A Free-Style Jaunt Around Restoration London Inspired by the Novel Invitation to a Funeral (Molly Brown's site accompanying her recently-published "historical whodunnit set in London during the reign of Charles II, featuring a number of real life characters such as Aphra Behn, Nell Gwyn, and John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester"; site
John Hampden Society (centered on "the character and achievements of this great 17th century Parliamentarian")
L'Age d'Or - French and English Baroque ("a living history and re-enactment society that aims at recreating the classical Baroque period during Louis XIV's reign in France, and Charles II (Restoration), James II and William & Mary's reign in England")
he London Book Trades of the Later 18th Century (articles and statistics) (Victor Berch and Ian Maxted, Devon COunty Council)
The London Gazette (selected online issues of the Restoration-era gazette) (Electronic Historical Publications)
William Pitt, Speech on the Stamp Act, January 14, 1766 (American Revolution HTML Project)
Religion and the Founding of the American Republic (virtual exhibit, covering trans-Atlantic religious issues, leading to much immigration to America) (Library of Congress, Washington, DC)
Janet Schaw, Journal of a Lady of Quality, Being the Narrative of a Journey from Scotland to the West Indies, North Carolina, and Portugal, in the years 1774 to 1776 (wlink to full text; links to other articles; ithin the Documenting the American South site) (U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
18th-Century Scotland
The Highland Clearances (annotated links to articles and primary accounts) (Electric Scotland)
Scottish Documents.com ("free access to a fully searchable index of over 520,000 Scottish wills and testaments dating from 1500 to 1901") (Scottish Archive Network)
Scottish Economic History Database, 1550 - 1780 (database for statistics) (Alex Gibson, Exeter U.)
Military Maps of Scotland (18th Century) (National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh)
Trading Places: The East India Company & Asia, 1600-1834 (virtual exhibit) (the British Libray, London)
Peter Higginbotham The Workhouse (history of the workhouse across Britain, Poor Laws, and related topics, 1601-1930; includes images, transcriptions, articles, and more)
The World of London Theatre, 1660-1800
Homepage (Patricia Craddock & students, U. Florida) (under construction)
Contemporary Descriptions of London Life (excerpts)
London Theatre People, 1660-1800 (brief bios with links to a timeline)
Map of Theatre District 
Pictures Relevant to Theatre of the Period 
A Table of Seventeenth Century Actresses 
Theatre Sites 

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