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The worldmakers : global imagining in early modern Europe / Ayesha Ramachandran.

Author/Creator:
Ramachandran, Ayesha.
Publication:
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
288 pages : illustraions, maps ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Geographical perception.
Human geography.
Historical geography.
Cosmography.
Philosophy and science -- Europe -- History.
Europe -- History.
Europe -- Civilization -- 16th century.
Europe -- Civilization -- 17th century.
Civilization
Cosmography.
Geographical perception
Historical geography
Human geography.
Philosophy and science.
Europe.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Introduction : worldmaking and the project of modernity
Mapping the body, mapping the world : Mercator's Atlas
On cosmographic autobiography : Montaigne's Essais
Cosmic politics : the worldly epics of Camões and Spenser
Cartesian romance : universal origins and Le monde
"This pendant world" : creating Miltonic modernity
Epilogue : from cosmography to cosmopolitanism.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Dr. Ada H. Lewis Book Fund.
Contributor:
Dr. Ada H. Lewis Book Fund.
ISBN:
022628879X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226288796 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226288826 (ebook)
022628882X (ebook)
OCLC:
902656907
Publisher Number:
99965063191
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