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* The Britannica Library of Great American Writing ( 1960 )
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Britannica and Library
On the release of the 14th edition, Time magazine dubbed the Britannica the " Patriarch of the Library ".
My First Britannica is aimed at children ages six to twelve, and the Britannica Discovery Library is for children aged three to six ( issued 1974 to 1991 ).
Other early clients were the Environmental Protection Agency, Library of Congress, and the Department of Energy and later the Wall Street Journal and Encyclopædia Britannica.
* The Great Books, Encyclopædia Britannica, Plutarch-The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans ( Dryden translation ), 1952, Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 55-10323
Most sources, including the Encyclopædia Britannica, and a U. S. Library of Congress biography, incorrectly list his birth year as 1883 based on his word.
See the Lives in the Dictionary of National Biography and in Biographia Britannica ( Kippis ), with authorities there collected ; Essex's Irish correspondence is in the Stow Collection in the British Library, Nos.
Republished in volume 16 of the Great Books of the Western World, Chicago, Encyclopædia Britannica, 1952 ; in the series of the same name, published by the Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Philadelphia, 1985 ; in volume 15 of the second edition of the Great Books, Encyclopædia Britannica, 1990 ; and Amherst, N. Y., Prometheus Books, 1995, Great Minds Series — Science, ISBN 1-57392-035-5.
After a short residence at Heidelberg ( 1871 ), where he began his study of German philosophy, he returned to Edinburgh as assistant first to Henry Calderwood and later to A. Campbell Fraser ; he joined the staff of the Encyclopædia Britannica ( 9th edition ) ( 1874 ) and studied widely in the Advocates ' Library.
He was editor of the religion section of Encyclopædia Britannica, and in 1980 he founded the Council of Scholars at the Library of Congress.
Eggeling was translator and editor of the Satapatha Brahmana in 5 volumes of the monumental Sacred Books of the East series edited by Max Müller, author of the main article on Sanskrit in the Encyclopædia Britannica, and curator of the University Library from 1900 to 1913.
Britannica and Great
Chicago, London & Toronto: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 1952 ( Great Books of the Western World coll .).
Rulers with identical names are organised first alphabetically by country and then by chronology ; thus, Charles III of France precedes Charles I of England, listed in Britannica as the ruler of Great Britain and Ireland.
The 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica called the series of wars the Great Rebellion, while some historians, especially Marxists such as Christopher Hill ( 1912 – 2003 ), have long favoured the term English Revolution.
The Great Man approach to history was most fashionable with professional historians in the 19th century ; a popular work of this school is the Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition ( 1911 ) which contains lengthy and detailed biographies about the great men of history, but very few general or social histories.
He wrote A Catalogue of Lords Chancellors, Keepers of the Great Seal, Masters of the Rolls and Officers of the Court of Chancery ( 1843 ); the preface to Henry Petrie's Monunienta historica Britannica ( 1848 ); and Descriptive Catalogue of Materiels relating to the History of Great Britain and Ireland ( 3 vols., 1862 – 1871 ).
* Troia Britannica, or Great Britain's Troy ( 1609 ), a poem in seventeen cantos " intermixed with many pleasant poetical tales " and " concluding with an universal chronicle from the creation until the present time "
After the Congress of Vienna, the British Empire emerged as the pre-eminent power, due to its navy and the extent of its territories, which signalled the beginning of the Pax Britannica and of The Great Game between Britain and Russia.
* Copernicus, Nicolaus On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres, in Great Books of the Western World: 16 Ptolemy Copernicus Kepler Encyclopædia Britannica Inc 1952
* Kepler Epitome of Copernican Astronomy ( Bks 4 & 5 ) published in Great Books of the Western World: 16 Ptolemy Copernicus Kepler Encyclopædia Britannica Inc 1952
* Sychophantasy in Economics: A Review of George Gilder's Wealth and Poverty, The Great Ideas Today, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., Chicago: 1982.
It is sometimes called a Watsonian vice-county as vice-counties were introduced for Great Britain, its offshore islands, and the Isle of Man, by Hewett Cottrell Watson who first used them the third volume of his Cybele Britannica published in 1852.
In 1707, having been assisted in his research by fellow Welsh scholar Moses Williams, he published the first volume of Archaeologia Britannica: an Account of the Languages, Histories and Customs of Great Britain, from Travels through Wales, Cornwall, Bas-Bretagne, Ireland and Scotland.
Additionally, he served as coeditor of The Great Ideas Today, Chairman of the Board of Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica from 1943 to 1974, and also published extensively under his own name.
Great Books of the Western World is a series of books originally published in the United States in 1952 by Encyclopædia Britannica Inc. to present the Great Books in a single package of 54 volumes.
Britannica and American
In the 1929 edition of Encyclopedia Britannica he published what was then the most authoritative classification of Native American languages, and the first based on evidence from modern comparative linguistics.
Beginning with the 11th edition, the Britannica shortened and simplified articles to broaden its appeal in the North American market.
In the third era ( 10th – 14th editions, 1901 – 73 ), the Britannica was managed by American businessmen who introduced direct marketing and door-to-door sales.
The Britannica was dedicated to the reigning British monarch from 1788 to 1901 and then, upon its sale to an American partnership, to the British monarch and the President of the United States.
When American physicist Harvey Einbinder detailed its failings in his 1964 book, The Myth of the Britannica, the encyclopaedia was provoked to produce the 15th edition, which required 10 years of work.
The Britannica generally prefers British spelling over American ; for example, it uses colour ( not color ), centre ( not center ), and encyclopaedia ( not encyclopedia ).
Encyclopædia Britannica identifies the movement's genesis with the late-18th century American Revolution and French Revolution ; other historians point specifically to the ultra-nationalist party in France during the French Revolution.
* The Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition is published under American management in England by Cambridge University Press.
Nicholas E. Tawa, in his 2005 book Supremely American: Popular Song in the 20th Century: Styles and Singers and What They Said About America, included Beefheart among the prominent progressive rock musicians of the 1960s and 70s, while the Encyclopædia Britannica describes Beefheart's songs as conveying " deep distrust of modern civilization, a yearning for ecological balance, and that belief that all animals in the wild are far superior to human beings.
The 1911 edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica states that " he spelling ' tyre ' is not now accepted by the best English authorities, and is unrecognized in the US ", while Fowler's Modern English Usage of 1926 says that " there is nothing to be said for ' tyre ', which is etymologically wrong, as well as needlessly divergent from our own British older & the present American usage ".
Stoddart, was printed between 1883 and 1889, as a supplement to American reprintings of the 9th edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica.
Editor ( Encyclopædia Britannica and Encyclopedia Americana ) and manager ; first woman to head a major American reference publication.
He visited the United States in 1865, and in 1882 he wrote the article on American literature for the ninth edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica – an article which is a good example of his pungent ( sometimes unduly pungent ) style.
LD players are also sometimes still found in contemporary North American high school and college physics classrooms, in order to play a disc of the Physics: Cinema Classics series of mid-20th century Encyclopædia Britannica films reproducing classic experiments in the field which are difficult or impossible to replicate in the laboratories in educational settings.
According to the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica, “ Raumer's style is direct, lucid and vigorous, and in his day he was a popular historian, but judged by strictly scientific standards he does not rank among the first men of his time .” According to Appletons ' Cyclopædia of American Biography, “ He is justly considered as one of the great historians of the 19th century .”
He was the president of the American Historical Association in 2003, and is a member of the editorial board of Encyclopædia Britannica.
He was also the author of the articles on astronomy in the American Cyclopaedia and the ninth edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica, and was well known as a popular lecturer on astronomy in England, America and Australia.
In this field she contributed to the ninth edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica, to the American supplement of that work, and to the Standard Dictionary.
Morse rebutted certain racist views published in the Encyclopædia Britannica concerning the Native American peoples, e. g., that their women were " slavish " and that their skins and skulls were thicker than those of other humans.
He also contributed to the second edition of the New International Encyclopedia on South American Indians and Asiatic peoples, and to 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica on North American Indians.
Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. is a Scottish founded, now American company best known for publishing the Encyclopædia Britannica, the world's oldest continuously published encyclopedia.
Dr. Harvey Einbinder ( born 1926 ), an American physicist and amateur historian, spent five years combing the Encyclopædia Britannica for flaws, and found enough to fill a 390-page book, called The Myth of the Britannica, published by Grove Press in 1964.