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Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences 59/2-163, 2009

321 p., 165 x 240 mm, 2009
ISBN: 978-2-503-53024-6
Languages: French, English
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EARLY MODERN COSMOGRAPHY. Proceedings of a Conference organized at the Centre for History of Science, Ghent University (Ghent and Louvain, 28-30 May 2008) 417

Sven Dupré - Preface

I. The identity of cosmography
Adam Mosley - The Cosmographer's Role in the Sixteenth Century : A Preliminary Study
Frédéric Tinguely - Le vertige cosmographique à la Renaissance
Frank Lestringant - L'histoire comme géographie, l'apocalypse comme cosmographie: l'exemple d'Agrippa d'Aubigné

II. The objects and works of cosmography
Peter van der Krogt - Gerard Mercator and his cosmography : How the Atlas became an atlas
Lesley B. Cormack - The World at your fingertips : English Renaissance Globes as Cosmographical, Mathematical and Pedagogical Instruments
Brigitte Gauvin - Per tabellam huius cosmographiae novae... : Pierre Martyr d'Anghiera géographe, ou comment élaborer la cosmographie d'un monde nouveau
Monique Mund-Dopchie - Merveilles des ultimae terrae et traités cosmographiques de la Renaissance: tradition et renouvellement

III. The places and politics of cosmography
Angelo Cattaneo - Orb and Sceptre: Cosmography and World Cartography in Portugal and Italian Cities in the Fifteenth Century
Victor Navarro Brotons - Aspects of the history of cosmography in Spain in the last decades of the sixteenth century (untiI1606)
Mark Rosen - Charismatic Cosmography in Late Cinquecento Florence
Zur Shalev - Harmony and Reason of State : Intersections of Cosmography and Political Theory in the Early Modem Period




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History of Science

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