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The History of the British Coal Industry Volume 1 Before 1700
John Hatcher
Progress: 59/656 pages
The Draining of the Fens: Projectors, Popular Politics, and State Building in Early Modern England (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology)
Eric H. Ash
Progress: 264/416 pages
Martin Luther: His Road to Reformation 1483-1521
Martin Brecht
Progress: 236/543 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 171 out of 688 pages.

The Great Nation: France from Louis XV to Napoleon - Colin Jones

I'm about a quarter of the way in, and so far it's probing to be an excellent history of 18th century France -- comprehensive and full of insights. If the other two volumes in the series are as good, then I'll finally have the background on French history that I've needed for so long!