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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945)
Length:
3,942 words

During the third quarter of the eighteenth century, European publishers and editors persuaded an expanding readership that the most comprehensive ...

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
466 words

The eighteenth century saw the birth of the encyclopedia in its modern form. But of the fifty or so published ...

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
405 words

Denis Diderot’s Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers was published between 1751 and 1772 in ...

Encyclopédie, L'

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
727 words

One of the most important publishing ventures of the 18th c., often regarded as the best embodiment of the ideas ...

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