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  • The Contest for Knowledge

    The Contest for Knowledge
    av Maria Gaetana Agnesi

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226010557

    At a time when women were generally excluded from scholarly discourse in the intellectual centers of Europe, four extraordinary female letterate proved their parity as they lectured in prominent scientific and literary academies and published in res…

  • The Contest for Knowledge

    The Contest for Knowledge
    av Maria Gaetana Agnesi

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226010540

    At a time when women were generally excluded from scholarly discourse in the intellectual centers of Europe, four extraordinary female letterate proved their parity as they lectured in prominent scientific and literary academies and published in res…

  • Athanasius Kircher

    Athanasius Kircher

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415940153

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Empires of Knowledge

    Empires of Knowledge

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138207127

    Empires of Knowledge charts the emergence of different kinds of scientific networks – local and long-distance, informal and institutional, religious and secular – as one of the important phenomena of the early modern world. It seeks to a…

  • Empires of Knowledge

    Empires of Knowledge

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138207134

    Empires of Knowledge charts the emergence of different kinds of scientific networks – local and long-distance, informal and institutional, religious and secular – as one of the important phenomena of the early modern world. It seeks to a…

  • Letters on Natural Philosophy ? The Scientific Correspondence of a Sixteenth?Century Pharmacist, with Related Texts

    Letters on Natural Philosophy ? The Scientific Correspondence of a Sixteenth?Century Pharmacist, with Related Texts
    av Camilla Erculiani

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781649590022

    In her Letters on Natural Philosophy, published originally in Krakow in 1584, Camilla Erculiani proposed her new theory of the natural causes of the universal flood in the biblical book of Genesis. Erculiani weaves together her understanding of Aris…

  • Florence After the Medici

    Florence After the Medici

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781032087634

    Although there is a rich historiography on Enlightenment Tuscany in Italian as well as French and German, the principle Anglophone works are Eric Cochrane’s Tradition and Enlightenment in the Tuscan Academies (1961) and his Enlightenment Flore…

  • Florence After the Medici

    Florence After the Medici

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367407247

    Although there is a rich historiography on Enlightenment Tuscany in Italian as well as French and German, the principle Anglophone works are Eric Cochrane’s Tradition and Enlightenment in the Tuscan Academies (1961) and his Enlightenment Flore…

  • Gusto for Things

    Gusto for Things
    av Renata Ago

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226010571

    We live in a material world - our homes are filled with things, from electronics to curios and hand-me-downs, that disclose as much about us and our aspirations as they do about current trends. But we are not the first: the early modern period was a…

  • Early Modern Things

    Early Modern Things

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138483132

    Early Modern Things supplies fresh and provocative insights into how objects – ordinary and extraordinary, secular and sacred, natural and man-made – came to define some of the key developments of the early modern world. Now in its secon…

  • Early Modern Things

    Early Modern Things

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138483149

    Early Modern Things supplies fresh and provocative insights into how objects – ordinary and extraordinary, secular and sacred, natural and man-made – came to define some of the key developments of the early modern world. Now in its secon…

  • Birds, Other Animals and Natural Curiosities

    Birds, Other Animals and Natural Curiosities
    av Paula Findlen

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909400603

    This catalogue brings together some of the finest natural history drawings executed for Cassiano, including 251 coloured drawings of fauna, and 63 of gems, marbles, fossils and other natural curiosities. Cassiano had a particular interest in ornitho…

  • The Renaissance of Letters

    The Renaissance of Letters

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138367500

    The Renaissance of Letters traces the multiplication of letter-writing practices between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries in the Italian peninsula and beyond to explore the importance of letters as a crucial document for understanding the It…

  • The Renaissance of Letters

    The Renaissance of Letters

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138367494

    The Renaissance of Letters traces the multiplication of letter-writing practices between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries in the Italian peninsula and beyond to explore the importance of letters as a crucial document for understanding the It…

  • Possessing Nature

    Possessing Nature
    av Paula Findlen

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520205086

    In 1500 few Europeans regarded nature as a subject worthy of inquiry. Yet fifty years later the first museums of natural history had appeared in Italy, dedicated to the marvels of nature. Italian patricians, their curiosity fueled by new voyages of…

  • The Italian Renaissance

    The Italian Renaissance

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631222835

    Thirteen of the most important critical essays on the Italian Renaissance are brought together in this volume. * Brings together critical essays on the Italian Renaissance. * Provides an ideal starting point for non--specialists studying this period…

  • The Italian Renaissance

    The Italian Renaissance

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631222828

    Thirteen of the most important critical essays on the Italian Renaissance are brought together in this volume. Designed to introduce readers to both recent and classical interpretations, the collection provides an ideal starting point for study of t…

  • Italy?s Eighteenth Century

    Italy?s Eighteenth Century
    av Paula Findlen, Wendy Wassyng Roworth, Catherine M. Sama

    Halvklotband - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804759045

    In the age of the Grand Tour, foreigners flocked to Italy to gawk at its ruins and paintings, enjoy its salons and cafés, attend the opera, and revel in their own discovery of its past. But they also marveled at the people they saw, both male and fe…

  • Merchants and Marvels

    Merchants and Marvels

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415928168

    The beginning of global commerce in the early modern period had an enormous impact on European culture, changing the very way people perceived the world around them. Merchants and Marvels assembles essays by leading scholars of cultural history, art…

  • Merchants and Marvels

    Merchants and Marvels

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415928151

    The beginning of global commerce in the early modern period had an enormous impact on European culture, changing the very way people perceived the world around them. Merchants and Marvels assembles essays by leading scholars of cultural history, art…

  • Beyond Florence

    Beyond Florence

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804739351

    For many years English-language scholarship on late medieval and early modern Italy was largely dominated by work on Florence—as a city, culture, and economic and political entity. During the past few decades, however, scholarship has moved we…

  • Beyond Florence

    Beyond Florence
    av Paula Findlen, Michelle Fontaine, Duane J. Osheim

    Halvklotband - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804739344

    For many years English-language scholarship on late medieval and early modern Italy was largely dominated by work on Florence—as a city, culture, and economic and political entity. During the past few decades, however, scholarship has moved we…

  • Athanasius Kircher

    Athanasius Kircher

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415940160

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.