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Gal, Ofer

Motion and Knowledge in the Changing Early Modern World

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Table of contents

1. Global Motion and the Production of Knowledge
Ofer Gal, Yi Zheng

Part I. The Savant in Motion and at Home

2. Two Bohemian Journeys: Real, Imaginary and Idealized Voyages at the Turn of the Seventeenth Century
Ofer Gal

3.
Xu Xiake’s Travel Notes: Motion, Records and Genre Change
Yi Zheng

4. Those Who Stayed: English Chorography and the Elizabethan Society of Antiquaries
Claire Kennedy

Part II. Dialogues and Skeptics—Traversing Geography and Cultures

5. ‘How Very Little He Can Learn’: Exotic Visitors and the Transmission of Cultural Knowledge in Eighteenth Century London
Vanessa Smith

6. Diplomatic Journeys and Medical Brush Talks: Eighteenth-Century Dialogues Between Korean and Japanese Medicine
Daniel Trambaiolo

7. The Circulation of Sericulture Knowledge through Temple Networks and Cognitive Poetics in Eighteenth Century Zhejiang
Philip S. Cho

Part III. Motion as Free Thinking and Social Circulation

8. Travel as a Basis for Atheism: Free-Thinking as Deterritorialization in the Early Radical Enlightenment
Charles T. Wolfe

9. Late Traditional Chinese Civilization in Motion, 1400–1900
Benjamin A. Elman

Keywords: Humanities / Arts, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Regional and Cultural Studies

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2014
Series
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400773837

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