Lectures On Modern History

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For our present purpose, then, I describe as Modern History that which begins four hundred years ago, which is marked off by an evident and intelligible line from the time immediately preceding, and d


isplays in its course specific and distinctive characteristics of its own #10.
The modern age did not proceed from the medieval by normal succession, with outward tokens of legitimate descent.
By an English nineteenth century historian John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton.

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