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Kontler, László

Negotiating Knowledge in Early Modern Empires

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
László Kontler, Antonella Romano, Silvia Sebastiani, Borbála Zsuzsanna Török

Part I. Negotiation of (Trans-)Imperial Patronage

2. Was Astronomy the Science of Empires? An Eighteenth-Century Debate in View of the Cases of Tycho and Galileo
Gábor Almási

3. The Jesuits’ Negotiation of Science between France and China (1685–1722): Knowledge and Modes of Imperial Expansion
Catherine Jami

4. The Uses of Knowledge and the Symbolic Map of the Enlightened Monarchy of the Habsburgs: Maximilian Hell as Imperial and Royal Astronomer (1755–1792)
László Kontler

Part II. Competition of Empires: A Motor of Change in Knowledge Acquisition and Authentication

5. Capitalizing Manuscripts, Confronting Empires: Anquetil-Duperron and the Economy of Oriental Knowledge in the Context of the Seven Years’ War
Stéphane Damme

6. Contested Locations of Knowledge: The Malaspina Expedition along the Eastern Coast of Patagonia (1789)
Marcelo Fabián Figueroa

7. “To Round Out this Immense Country”: The Circulation of Cartographic and Historiographical Knowledge between Brazil and Angola in the Eighteenth Century
Catarina Madeira-Santos

Part III. Self-assertion of New Nodes of Knowledge Production

8. Mexico, an American Hub in the Making of European China in the Seventeenth Century
Antonella Romano

9. Anthropology beyond Empires: Samuel Stanhope Smith and the Reconfiguration of the Atlantic World
Silvia Sebastiani

10. Measuring the Strength of a State: Staatenkunde in Hungary around 1800
Borbála Zsuzsanna Török

Keywords: History, Modern History, European History, Imperialism and Colonialism, History of Early Modern Europe, Historiography and Method, World History, Global and Transnational History

Editor
 
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History
Page amount
287 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137484017
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-50333-9

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