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Notable encyclopedias of the late eighteenth century

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eleven successors of the Encyclopédie
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General encyclopedias illuminate the culture of an era; yet, except for the first edition of the Encyclopédie, those launched from 1750 to 1800 have received far less attention than the novels, plays, poems, newspapers, and pamphlets of the period. This void in our knowledge is all the more regrettable since the compilation of encyclopedias thrived during the late eighteenth century.
In the present work a group of scholars examine eleven notable general encyclopedias of the...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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Voltaire Foundation Publisher's website
Publication date:
2017-11-30
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VF1:265
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English
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