Andrew Gyory

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Almost 250 years after it first appeared, the Encyclopaedia Britannica is ceasing its print edition. This signals the end not just of a venerable print reference, but perhaps the end of the encyclopedia itself — and with it the end of how vast realms of knowledge have been transmitted for generations.

In the course of my career, I have edited dozens of reference books — encyclopedias on environmental history, disability history and social movements, as well as on presidential elections, congressional investigations and great disasters in American history. Last month I published the Encyclopedia of Free Blacks and People of Color in the Americas, a two-volume set that will be one of the last encyclopedias I ever edit.…  Seguir leyendo »