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only with the new piece of equipment, but also with the whole of telescopic astronomy, to the point that later in life he abandoned optical devices altogether in favor of earlier “mathematical instruments.” These aided him in the naked-eye observations he performed in order to produce a massive

In: Maps of the Moon

only with the new piece of equipment, but also with the whole of telescopic astronomy, to the point that later in life he abandoned optical devices altogether in favor of earlier “mathematical instruments.” These aided him in the naked-eye observations he performed in order to produce a massive

In: Brill Research Perspectives in Map History

criticized for their “errors,” newspaper maps provoke discomfort among scholars who hold that the history of cartography is a monolithic evolution of scientific practices. Yet images published in newspapers and magazines have undeniably been crucial in social, cultural and political life. By considering the

In: Brill Research Perspectives in Map History

and literary authority with their femininity? Which difficulties did they face in the production, distribution and reception of their portraits? And how did these obstacles motivate some women writers, including Wolff, to adopt a cautious attitude towards the publication of their physical image or

In: Quaerendo
Author: Petra Schierl

explicitly that both names and resemblances motivate the ascription of objects to corresponding chapters of his treatise, when he says: “et in singulis, quae ab eis denominantur aut aliquam eorum similitudinem habent, fossilia enumerare.” 17 A survey of the fifteen chapters will indicate how this

In: Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Albasitensis
Author: Thomas Duve

provide insights into the fundamental role actors from the religious field had in establishing something like a colonial normative literacy, a capacity of managing a basic understanding of the rules of colonial social life. 3 They can thus help to understand how normative knowledge reached a wider

In: Knowledge of the Pragmatici

procedures and investigations of legal history to a mere recounting of laws under a 19th century state paradigm – discourse – which had forgotten the practices, to be found in judicial archives, and ignored the living experience and reality. In addition to the attraction for the archive, which was

In: Knowledge of the Pragmatici
Author: Lotte Hellinga

of books and documents that this entailed is in itself a gain. It too demonstrates how scarce the documents are that provide direct information about Gutenberg’s life and work once the 42-line Bible was completed. See Figure 5.2 and colour-plate for the opening page of a copy of the Catholicon that

In: Incunabula in Transit
Author: Lotte Hellinga

of books and documents that this entailed is in itself a gain. It too demonstrates how scarce the documents are that provide direct information about Gutenberg’s life and work once the 42-line Bible was completed. See Figure 5.2 and colour-plate for the opening page of a copy of the Catholicon that

In: Incunabula in Transit

conflicts, in terms of the various political or religious creeds that motivate violent rebellions or sublimate social conflicts into different systems of belief, should maintain a central position in our analysis. As Gramsci has pointed out, ideologies have considerable importance in shaping the ground upon

In: Authority and Control in the Countryside: From Antiquity to Islam in the Mediterranean and Near East (6th-10th Century)