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Worlds Made by Words Scholarship and Community in the Modern West

ISBN-10: 0674032578

ISBN-13: 9780674032576

Edition: 2009

Authors: Anthony Grafton, A. Grafton

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List price: $31.50
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 3/31/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Acknowledgments
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
Momigliano's Method and the Warburg Institute: Studies in His Middle Period
The Public Intellectual and the American University
The Public Intellectual and the Private Sphere: Arendt and Eichmann at the Dinner Table
Codex in Crisis: The Book Dematerializes
Notes
Sources
Index