The Making of the Modern World is a digital collection that contains full-text reproductions of primary sources relating to a broad scope of economic literature that encompass topics in history, politics, capitalism, labor, trade, slavery, imperialism and women. The time period covered ranges from 1450-1914. It contains over 62,000 items that include books, pamphlets, essays and articles. The focus is on the development of the western world. The materials are mostly in English, but there are also a large number in French, German, Italian and an assortment of 13 other languages. You can browse the collection by author or by title of the item. The advanced search allows you to search by author, title, subject, years or keyword within an entire document.