Robert Darnton

Robert Darnton

Robert Darnton

Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and Director of the Harvard University Library

Robert Darnton has written and edited two dozen books, including The Business of Enlightenment: A Publishing History of the Encyclopédie(1979, an early attempt to develop the history of books as a field of study), and The Great Cat Massacre and Other Episodes in French Cultural History (1984, probably his most popular work).  Read more.