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Edited by L.H. Roper, State University of New York–New Paltz and B. Van Ruymbeke, Université de Paris 8
These essays on early modern Atlantic empires provide the first comprehensive treatment of this important vehicle of imperial formation and colonial development.
Edited by Giorgio Strano, Museo Galileo, Florence, Stephen Johnston, Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford, Mara Miniati, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Florence, and Alison Morrison-Low, National Museums Scotland
These selected studies on sixteenth and eighteenth centuries European collections of scientific instruments, which were part of the princely ‘wunderkammern’, delineate an up-to-date-panorama about the formation of the most important museums of the history of science.
Edited by Kathryn Murphy and Richard Todd
This volume of essays on Thomas Browne aims to set the man and his works in new contexts. Drawing on new research into his reading, readers, biography, manuscripts, and politics, a new picture of Browne and his writing emerges, clarifying his relationship to seventeenth-century English and ...
Edited by Christine Göttler and Wolfgang Neuber
Investigating the meanings and uses of spiritus in a variety of early modern disciplines and fields – natural philosophy, theology, music, literature and the visual arts – this book revisits the ambivalent history of a central ancient concept in a period of crisis and change.
Edited by Paul J. Smith and Karl A.E. Enenkel
This volume studies the Netherlandish presence in Montaigne’s Essays, represented by Erasmus and Lipsius. It also deals with Montaigne’s translations and editions in the Dutch Golden Age, and his readership: Scaliger, Hooft, Cats, the painter Pieter van Veen and many others.
Edited by Karl A.E. Enenkel and Jan Papy
This volume provides fascinating insights in the Early Modern reception of a central intellectual figure, Francis Petrarch. It demonstrates the remarkable independence of the Early Modern user’s from the author’s text.
Urs B. Leu, Raffael Keller and Sandra Weidmann, Zentralbibliothek Zürich
The present book gives an insight into the intellectual world of the Swiss polymath Conrad Gessner (1516-1565). Besides an extensive introduction it contains inventories of still exstant as well as lost books and mansucripts of his library.
Edited by Alastair Hamilton, Maurits H. van den Boogert and Bart Westerweel
This collection of articles analyses the interests and experiences in the Levant of a number of leading western scholars of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, with an emphasis on the networks of learned friends throughout Europe with whom they corresponded.
Edited by Karl A.E. Enenkel and Wolfgang Neuber
The printed book caused an explosion of knowledge and major changes in the perception of texts. In investigating how knowledge was presented to the early modern reader, this volume treats both book-historical issues and the intersections of layout with issues of genre, content and function.
Edited by Arie-Jan Gelderblom, Jan L. de Jong and Marc Van Vaeck
Situated at the crossroads of important trade routes, the bustling seaports of the Low Countries not only traded cargoes of grain and timber, silk and spices, woollen cloth and splendidly executed altarpieces, but also manuscripts and books, news, information, ideas and gossip. Thus the ...
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