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By Jerry Brotton | Published in History Today 2004 
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Jerry Brotton looks at two new books on developments in the 18th century.

Enlightenment: Discovering the World in the Eighteenth Century
Kim Sloan
British Museum Press  304 pp   £29.95
ISBN  0714127655

Discoveries: The Voyages of Captain Cook
Nicholas Thomas
Penguin  468 pp  £25 
ISBN 0713995572

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