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1751—Diderot’s Enlightenment Encyclopedia

Lecture no. 8 from the course: Turning Points in Modern History

1751—Diderot’s Enlightenment Encyclopedia

Taught by Professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

The Encyclopédie was the most ambitious reference work and publishing project of its time. Discover how the editors made knowledge accessible to a mass audience and championed the Enlightenment’s progressive, secular message, despite fierce opposition from the Catholic Church.

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