"The new edition of "Histoire des Entomologistes Français" is completely revised and expanded. The author has supplemented this work with five new biographies, a chapter on Agricultural Entomology, a list of the Society's Presidents since 1989, a list of the Society's Secretaries General, and added photographs from the Archives of The Society and amateur gifts, which were missing in the first edition. It comprises two main parts on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The main chapters of the work of J. Gouillard are the following: The foundation of the Entomological Society of France; French entomology in the nineteenth century (1832-1900); French Entomology in the 20th Century (1900-1950); Medical entomology; Tropical agricultural entomology; French palaeoentomology; Sericulture in France; Beekeeping in France; The ecology. There are also lists and indexes such as the classification of insects, arachnids and myriapods, a bibliography, a historical index of the French entomologists mentioned in the Annales et Bulletins of the Entomological Society of France (1832-1980)" (Publisher).