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Diderot’s Encyclopédie

MIT Assistant Professor of Art History, Kristel Smentek describes the significance of one of the most provocative publications of the 18th century, Diderot's Encyclopédie. In 2010, the MIT Libraries featured the Encyclopédie during an exhibit at the Maihaugen Gallery. Learn more about the gallery and its ongoing exhibits by visiting the Maihaugen Gallery website.

This video was excerpted from a longer piece, which is available at the MIT Libraries collection on TechTV.

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