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ARTFL - Encyclopédie de Diderot et d'Alembert

Alternative Name:   The ARTFL Encyclopédie;
Type:   Encyclopedia
Description:   Part of Project ARTFL, Diderot's and d'Alembert's The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres consists of over 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates published between 1751 and 1772. Containing 74,000 articles written by more than 130 contributors, the Encyclopédie is a massive reference work for the arts and sciences, as well as a machine de guerre which served to propagate the ideas of the French Enlightenment.
Publisher:   ARTFL (University of Chicago)
Creator:   ARTFL (University of Chicago)
Category/Subcategory:   Humanities / Languages
   General / Reference Books