Defoe’s Illuminations features sections on:
New army unit types.
Mobile supply traynes.
Learning platoon fire system drill.
Dispart gun barrel aimers.
Puckle Gun statistics.
Lined cannon barrels.
New Navy ships types.
Navigation, semaphore, naval command.
Money supply & Tax collectors.
Sheriat law and loans.
Lotteries, coin clipping & forgery.
Papal elections, Papal Bulls & Excommunication.
The Uniate Church.
Protestantism & the sacraments.
Rat catchers & Fire brigades.
Finding a wife, pregnancy and giving birth.
Jewellery, the piano, microscopes, fireworks, knighthoods.
Farming, industry, and mining issues.
... and more!