18th Century

The 18th century lasted from January 1, 1701 to December 31, 1800 in the Gregorian calendar.
During the 18th century, the Enlightenment culminated in the French and American revolutions.

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Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution
Gambled Away: A Historical Anthology
America's First Daughter
Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution
The Winter Palace: A Novel of Catherine the Great (Catherine, #1)
Our Own Country
Queen of Someday (Stolen Empire, #1)
The Midwife's Revolt
The Space Between (Outlander, #7.5)
The Traitor's Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America
The Romanovs: 1613-1918
Dearest Rogue (Maiden Lane, #8)
Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution
A Desperate Fortune
The Anatomist's Apprentice (Dr. Thomas Silkstone #1)
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence
Candide
Gulliver's Travels
Robinson Crusoe
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
The Sorrows of Young Werther
The Monk
The Castle of Otranto
Evelina
Moll Flanders
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
Les Liaisons dangereuses
Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded
The Mysteries of Udolpho
Voyager (Outlander, #3)
The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von GoetheDie Räuber by Friedrich SchillerPlague of Angels by John Patrick KennedyLove and Intrigue by Friedrich SchillerGötz von Berlichingen by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Sturm und Drang
42 books — 17 voters
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward GibbonConfessions by Jean-Jacques RousseauPhenomenology of Spirit by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelThe Republic by PlatoThe Histories by Herodotus
Best pre-20th Century Non-Fiction
118 books — 23 voters

Exile for Dreamers by Kathleen BaldwinA School for Unusual Girls by Kathleen BaldwinThe Revolution of Sabine by Beth AinThe Red Necklace by Sally GardnerMarie Antoinette by Kathryn Lasky
YA & Middle Grade French Revolution
35 books — 8 voters
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18th Century Historical Fiction
44 books — 13 voters

Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan SwiftCandide by VoltaireRobinson Crusoe by Daniel DefoeThe Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von GoetheLes Liaisons dangereuses by Pierre-Ambroise Choderlos d...
Best Books of the 18th Century
185 books — 713 voters



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En el siglo XVIII, sabíamos cómo se hacía cada cosa; pero aquí subo por el aire, oigo voces de América, veo volar a los hombres, y ni siquiera puedo adivinar cómo se hace todo. Vuelvo a creer en la magia.
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When they first emerged in their present shape around the turn of the 18th century, the so-called humane disciplines had a crucial social role. It was to foster and protect the kind of values for which a philistine social order had precious little time. The modern humanities and industrial capitalism were more or less twinned at birth. To preserve a set of values and ideas under siege, you needed among other things institutions known as universities set somewhat apart from everyday social life. ...more
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