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D’Amore, Manuela

The Royal Society and the Discovery of the Two Sicilies

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Manuela D’Amore

Part I. Learned Travel before the Grand Tour: The Royal Society 1665–1700

2. The Fellows’ Letters from Distant Countries: New Science, the “Other” and Imperialism
Manuela D’Amore

3. News from the Mainland: Mapping Physical and Intellectual Spaces Before the Grand Tour
Manuela D’Amore

4. On the Ancients and the Power of Nature: The Special Case of Italy
Manuela D’Amore

Part II. The Grand Tour of South Italy: The Discovery of the Two Sicilies 1700–1800

5. Southern Paths for Learned Travellers: The Discovery of Herculaneum and of the Neoclassical Mediterranean
Manuela D’Amore

6. Images of Sublime Sicily
Manuela D’Amore

7. From Letters to Memoirs and Travel Accounts: The Fellows as “Cultural Mediators”
Manuela D’Amore

Keywords: History, History of Italy, History of Britain and Ireland, Cultural History, World History, Global and Transnational History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Italian and Italian American Studies
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319552910
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-55290-3

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