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The Resource Worlds made by words : scholarship and community in the modern West, Anthony Grafton

Worlds made by words : scholarship and community in the modern West, Anthony Grafton

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Worlds made by words : scholarship and community in the modern West
Title
Worlds made by words
Title remainder
scholarship and community in the modern West
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Grafton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grafton, Anthony
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Learning and scholarship
  • Learning and scholarship
  • Europe
  • Europe
Label
Worlds made by words : scholarship and community in the modern West, Anthony Grafton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-416) and index
Contents
Introduction -- A sketch map of a lost continent: the republic of letters -- A humanist crosses boundaries: Alberti on "historia" and "istoria" -- A contemplative scholar: Trithemius conjures the past -- The world in a room: Renaissance histories of art and nature -- Where was Salomon's house? Ecclesiastical history and the intellectual origins of Bacon's new Atlantis -- Chronology, controversy, and community in the republic of letters: the case of Kepler -- The universal language: splendors and sorrows of Latin in the modern world -- Entrepreneurs of the soul, impresarios of learning: the Jesuits -- In no man's land: Christian learning and the Jews -- The history of ideas: precept and practice, 1950-2000 and beyond -- The Messrs. Casaubon: Isaac Casaubon and Mark Pattison -- Momigliano's method and the Warburg Institute: studies in his middle period -- The public intellectual and the American university: Robert Morss Lovett -- The public intellectual and the private sphere: Arendt and Eichmann at the dinner table -- Codex in crisis: the book dematerializes -- Notes -- Sources -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 422 p.
Isbn
9780674032576
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008041248
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn256767520
  • (OCoLC)256767520
Label
Worlds made by words : scholarship and community in the modern West, Anthony Grafton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-416) and index
Contents
Introduction -- A sketch map of a lost continent: the republic of letters -- A humanist crosses boundaries: Alberti on "historia" and "istoria" -- A contemplative scholar: Trithemius conjures the past -- The world in a room: Renaissance histories of art and nature -- Where was Salomon's house? Ecclesiastical history and the intellectual origins of Bacon's new Atlantis -- Chronology, controversy, and community in the republic of letters: the case of Kepler -- The universal language: splendors and sorrows of Latin in the modern world -- Entrepreneurs of the soul, impresarios of learning: the Jesuits -- In no man's land: Christian learning and the Jews -- The history of ideas: precept and practice, 1950-2000 and beyond -- The Messrs. Casaubon: Isaac Casaubon and Mark Pattison -- Momigliano's method and the Warburg Institute: studies in his middle period -- The public intellectual and the American university: Robert Morss Lovett -- The public intellectual and the private sphere: Arendt and Eichmann at the dinner table -- Codex in crisis: the book dematerializes -- Notes -- Sources -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 422 p.
Isbn
9780674032576
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008041248
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn256767520
  • (OCoLC)256767520

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