The Cambridge Modern History: An Account of Its Origin, Authorship and Production

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At the time of its conception in 1896, the Cambridge Modern History was envisaged as a 'great English universal history'. Six years later, the first volume was published, and reprinted within a month. The project would take years to complete, and just before the publication of the tenth volume in 1907, this short work was published by Cambridge University Press in order to promote the volumes and the project's history. The book opens with the origin of the project and the early plans of Lord Acton, its first editor. Also ...

The Cambridge Modern History: An Account of its Origin, Authorship and Production 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781108036696

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