Diderot’s 18th century encyclopedia page

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Date
1751
Creator
Diderot, Denis; Alembert, Jean Le Rond ?; Mouchon, Pierre
Credit Line
Courtesy of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries
Location
Paris
Object ID
500004815

From the Library of Alexandria to the Chinese Books of Song, knowledge repositories depended on cross-referencing. Encyclopedists like Diderot pioneered modern information organization.