Book ID: CBB001022878

The Early Britannica (1768--1803): The Growth of an Outstanding Encyclopedia (2009)

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Kafker, Frank A. (Editor)
Loveland, Jeff (Editor)


Voltaire Foundation


Publication Date: 2009
Physical Details: xiii + 349 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description Includes:


Reviewed By

Review Yeo, Richard (2011) Review of "The Early Britannica (1768--1803): The Growth of an Outstanding Encyclopedia". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences (p. 146). unapi

Review Sebastiani, Silvia (2011) Review of "The Early Britannica (1768--1803): The Growth of an Outstanding Encyclopedia". English Historical Review (p. 955). unapi

Includes Chapters

Chapter Kafker, Frank A.; Loveland, Jeff (2009) Introduction. In: The Early Britannica (1768--1803): The Growth of an Outstanding Encyclopedia (p. 1). unapi

Chapter Kafker, Frank A.; Loveland, Jeff (2009) William Smellie's Edition (1768--1771): A Modest Start. In: The Early Britannica (1768--1803): The Growth of an Outstanding Encyclopedia (p. 11). unapi

Chapter Doig, Kathleen Hardesty; Kafker, Frank A.; Morris, William E.; Brown, Marion A.; Loveland, Jeff (2009) Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig and Possibly James Tytler's Edition (1788--1797): The Attainment of Recognition and Eminence. In: The Early Britannica (1768--1803): The Growth of an Outstanding Encyclopedia (p. 157). unapi

Chapter Kafker, Frank A. (2009) Epilogue: The Tortoise and the Hare: The Longevity of the Encyclopedia Britannica and the Encyclopédie Compared. In: The Early Britannica (1768--1803): The Growth of an Outstanding Encyclopedia (p. 299). unapi

Chapter Doig, Kathleen Hardesty; Kafker, Frank A.; Loveland, Jeff; Trinkle, Dennis A. (2009) James Tytler's Edition (1777--1784): A Vast Expansion and Improvement. In: The Early Britannica (1768--1803): The Growth of an Outstanding Encyclopedia (p. 69). unapi

Chapter Doig, Kathleen Hardesty; Kafker, Frank A.; Loveland, Jeff (2009) George Gleig's Supplement to the Third Edition (1801--1803): Learned and Combative. In: The Early Britannica (1768--1803): The Growth of an Outstanding Encyclopedia (p. 253). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Loveland, Jeff
Woods, Robert
Withers, Charles W. J.
McMullan, Luke Anthony
Nichols, Marcia D.
Yeo, Richard R.
Journals
Archives of Natural History
Transactions of the International Congress on the Enlightenment
Social Studies of Science
Medical History
Genders
Bulletin for the History of Chemistry
Publishers
Voltaire Foundation
Thoemmes
Yale University Press
Thoemmes Press
Pickering & Chatto
Liverpool University Press
Concepts
Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Natural history
Philosophy
Nurse midwives
Midwifery
Obstetrics and pregnancy
People
Smellie, William
Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc de
Walker, John
Stone, Sarah
Condillac, Étienne Bonnot de
Tytler, James
Time Periods
18th century
19th century
Enlightenment
20th century, early
17th century
Places
Great Britain
British Isles
Scotland
United States
England
France
Institutions
University of Edinburgh
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