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The Early Britannica

Subtitle:
the growth of an outstanding encyclopedia
Abstract:

The Encyclopaedia britannica is a familiar cultural icon, but what do we know about the early editions that helped shape it into the longest continuously published encyclopedia still in existence?
This first examination of the three eighteenth-century editions traces the Britannica’s extraordinary development into a best seller and an exceptional book of knowledge, especially in biography and in the natural sciences. The combined expertise of the contributors to this volu... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
Voltaire Foundation Publisher's website
Publication date:
2017-11-30
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VF1:451
Language:
English
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