Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

History and Controversy Behind an 18th Century Bestseller

Jeffrey S. Ravel, MIT Associate Professor of History, explores the historical background, important figures and controversy involved in publishing one of the most important publications of the 18th century: 'Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers.'

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

Library Sponsored Special Events

Library Sponsored Special Events

Category: Events | Updated 1 year ago

Created
January 26, 2010 13:40
Category
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
12969 times

More from Library Sponsored Special Events

Astronaut Mike Massimino

Astronaut Mike Massimino

Added over 5 years ago | 01:04:00 | 30303 views

Mind and Hand (Mens et Manus) Illustrated in Diderot's 'Encyclopédie'

Mind and Hand (Mens et Manus) Illus...

Added 5 years ago | 00:06:00 | 9714 views

Paper and Bookbinding: The Making of Diderot’s Encyclopédie

Paper and Bookbinding: The Making o...

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:41:59 | 5460 views

The Vail Collection: An Introduction

The Vail Collection: An Introduction

Added over 2 years ago | 00:03:20 | 2856 views

Professor Jeffery Ravel - Diderot’s Encyclopédie

Professor Jeffery Ravel - Diderot’s...

Added 5 years ago | 00:43:18 | 9964 views

Celebrating the Life of Ann J. Wolpert - January 31, 2014

Celebrating the Life of Ann J. Wolp...

Added 1 year ago | 00:50:40 | 1056 views