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Asia in the Making of Europe A Century of Wonder  Book Three  The Scholarly Disciplines (volume2) cover
  • ISBN: 9780226467344
  • ISBN10: 0226467341

Asia in the Making of Europe a Century of Wonder Book Three the Scholarly Disciplines (volume2)

by Donald F. Lach

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 02/01/1994
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Book Two List of Illustrations Preface Introduction Part I - Portugal and the Learned Community of Europe Introduction 1. Heralds of Empire 1. Portuguese Students and Diplomats Abroad 2. Damio de Gis, Publicist of Empire 3. Foreigners, Returnees, and Jesuits in Portugal 2. Books, Libraries, and Reading 1. Portugal and Spain 2. Italy 3. The Germanies 4. The Low Countries, France, and England Appendix: Books on Asia in Sixty Sixteenth-Century Collections Part II - The National Literatures Introduction 3. The Inherited Themes 1. Antiquity 2. The Romance of Alexander 3. The Westward Migration of Story 4. Renaissance Forms and Fashions 4. Portuguese Literature 1. Glory and Disillusionment 2. Maritime Tragedies and Siege Triumphs 3. The Chronicle-Narrative 4. The Epic Synthesis 4. Spanish Literature 1. Curiousity, Hope, and Frustration 2. Universal Empire in Romance and Poetry 3. New Historical Genres 6. Italian Literature 1. Realism in Romantic Poetry 2. Popular and Didactic Literature 3. History and Cosmography 4. The Political Thought of Giovanni Botero 7. French Literature 1. The Challenge of Asia 2. The "New World" of the Poets 3. Cultural Relativism in Popular and Didactic Prose 4. From Cosmography to Universal History 8. The Germanic Literatures 1. German Literature A. First Reactions B. Protestants versus Catholics 2. Netherlandish Literature 3. English Literature A. From Humanism to Cosmography B. The Art of Poesy C. Drama and Satire Book Three Part III - The Scholarly Disciplines Introduction 9. Technology and the Natural Sciences 1. Technology and Engineering 2. Mathematics and Astronomy 3. Nautics and Navigation 4. Alchemy and Chemistry 5. Botany 10. Cartography and Geography 1. The Eclipse of Ptolemy 2. The New Cartography 3. Atlases, Patronage, and Geographical Learning 11. Language and Linguistics 1. Sources 2. Renaissance Linguistic Ideas 3. Classification and Comparison 4. Harmony and Universality 5. Rebabelization Appendix: Words of Asiatic Origin Introduced into the European Vocabulary 7. Epilogue General Bibliography Chapter Bibliographies Index
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