A Brief History of Encyclopaedias: From Pliny to Wikipedia

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A Brief History of Encyclopaedias: From Pliny to Wikipedia - Brown, Andrew

Encyclopedias have traditionally claimed to provide absolute knowledge, yet with information now among the world's most valuable commodities, this Brief History is a timely consideration of how accurate that claim can ever be. While the omissions and distortions of the Great Soviet Encyclopedia may seem easy enough to spot, what are those of, for ... Read More

A Brief History of Encyclopaedias: From Pliny to Wikipedia 2011, Hesperus Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781843919735

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