Early Modern scholars discuss their favourite primary and secondary sources...
10:33, Fri 21 Oct 2011
Steven Pincus Professor of history at Yale University discusses his favourite primary and secondary sources, including; The Papers of Sir Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford, 1661-1724, at the British Library, Robert Brenner, Merchants and Revolution: Commercial Change, Political Conflict and London's Overseas Traders 1550-1653, (Cambridge, 1993) and C. A. Bayly, Imperial meridian : the British Empire and the World, 1780-1830, (London, 1989). For more on these sources and Britains Political economy see Prof Pincus new book, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (London, 2009). The Harley papers can be found in the British Librarys Portland collection, Additional Manuscripts 70001-70523: http://catalogue.bl.uk/F/?func=full-set-set&set_number=077774&set_entry=000002&format=999
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