Worlds made by words
Anthony Grafton
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Worlds made by words

scholarship and community in the modern West

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This edition published in by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass.

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Table of Contents

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: Isaac Casaubon and Mark Pattison
Momigliano's method and the Warburg Institute: studies in his middle period
The public intellectual and the American university: Robert Morss Lovett
The public intellectual and the private sphere: Arendt and Eichmann at the dinner table
Codex in crisis: the book dematerializes

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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CB245 .G65 2009

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