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Oxford Research Encyclopedia Latin American History–NEW eREFERENCE

By Joy on March 27, 2018

Oxford Research Encyclopedia Latin American History: The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History is a comprehensive digital research encyclopedia that describes Latin America’s peoples and experiences from pre-Columbian to contemporary times. It includes essays and articles from ac...

Encyclopedia of the Atlantic world, 1400-1900–NEW eREFERENCE

By Brian Vetruba on February 1, 2018

Encyclopedia of the Atlantic world, 1400-1900 : Europe, Africa, and the Americas in an age of exploration, trade, and empires / David Head, editor. Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, 2018. SUMMARY: “Until recently, the age of exploration and empire building was researched and taught with...

Inspired by Special Collections: Ken Botnick’s Diderot Project

By Rose Miyatsu on November 16, 2017

In a previous blog post, we highlighted the famous Encyclopédie, Ou Dictionnaire Raisonné Des Sciences, Des Arts Et Des Métiers, also known as Diderot’s Encyclopedia, which helped to spread and popularize the Enlightenment reasoning that would eventually lead to the French Revolution. The m...

A Revolutionary Encyclopedia

By Rose Miyatsu on November 14, 2017

Diderot’s Famous Encyclopedia The Encyclopédie, Ou Dictionnaire Raisonné Des Sciences, Des Arts Et Des Métiers, often referred to simply as Encyclopédie or Diderot’s Encyclopedia, is a twenty-eight volume reference book published between 1751 and 1772 by André Le Breton and edited by transl...