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An atlas map published in 1880 depicts the borders of the Indian Empire, British Raj, that lasted from 1858 to 1947.

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This image shows the negotiating of the Treaty of Nanking which ended the first Opium War and opened China up for trade and gave Britain Hong Kong.

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The very personal and detailed diary of Samuel Pepys has been pasted down as one of, if not the finest historical source of the minutiae the 18th-century man. For the near-decade he keep his diary, Samuel Pepys collected his daily accounting of…

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Painted in 1770, Johann Zoffany created this painting for the Lavie family. It represents the seven siblings. It also has details in it like a seesaw and a dog, which give life to the painting.

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Painting of surgery on an executed body after the Great Britain murder act was passed.

This excerpt from a journal article introduces the idea of politeness in the eighteenth-century. This excerpt talks about trends between politeness and its relation to behavior. This is similar to discussions of sentimentalism, passions, and…
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