The book may be regarded as a general view of early modern history, preparatory to the more detailed treatment of special lines of inquiry carried out in his subsequent works, although Hallam's original intention was to continue the work on the scale on which it had been begun.
The discovery of sandalwood in Fiji in 1804, and the establishment of a trade therein, made that group a centre of interest in the early modern history of the Pacific islands.
The early modern missions were all Protestant.
The language started to have adjective comparison in late middle, early modern and modern English.
The last word goes to Marta Straznicky, who provides a brief afterword that teachers of early modern texts will want to read.