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Restoration & 18th Century
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Captain James Cook The Endeavour Journal, 1768-1771 (full text, teacher resources, and more) (National Lobrary of Australia)
Molly Brown, The Invitation To A Funeral Tour: A Free-Style Jaunt Around Restoration London Inspired by the Novel Invitation to a Funeral (site accompanying Brown's 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 includes
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.)
Dictionary of Sensibility (project developed in Jerome J. McGann and Patricia Meyer Spacks's U. Virginia course on "The Novel of Sensibility"; includes extensive glosses on terms of the period, critical apparatus, and many illustrative excerpts from literary and other relevant texts)
The Gothic: Materials for Study (texts, articles and bibliography, arranged by subject) (U. Virginia)
William Hogarth (on Art page)
David Hume [Show]
John Locke [Show]
The London Gazette (selected online issues of the Restoration-era gazette) (Electronic Historical Publications)
The New Child: British Art & the Origins of Modern Childhood, 1730-1830 (1995 exhibition at the U. Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive, UC Berkeley; James Steward, Curator)
Restoration: Politics (background page with links to accompany the film with Sam Neill as Charles II) (Miramax Films / Open Book Systems)
Restoration: Medicine (background page with links to accompany the film with Sam Neill as Charles II) (Miramax Films / Open Book Systems)
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)
Earl of Shaftesbury [Show]
Sir Robert Walpole: Photo 
Stanford Seminar on Enlightenment and Revolution (faculty/student research group, lectures, conferences) (Michael Marrinan)
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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