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This site has been designed to make accessible to teachers, students, and other interested English-language readers translations of articles from the Encyclopédie edited by Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d'Alembert in the 18th century.
Links connect to European primary historical documents that are transcribed, reproduced in facsimile, or translated. The sources cover a broad range of historical happenings (political, economic, social and cultural).
Primary source collections of the long nineteenth century, mostly focused on Europe and Asia.
Collections include Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange, British Politics and Society, British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture, and European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection Archives.