"Early Modern Knowledge Societies as Affective Economies researches the development of knowledge economies in Early Modern Europe. Starting with the Southern and Northern Netherlands as important early hubs for marketing knowledge, it analyzes knowledge economies in the dynamics of a globalizing world. Introducing the reader to different perspectives on how knowledge markets operated from both an economic and cultural perspective, this book will be of great use to students, graduates and scholars of early modern history, economic history, the history of emotions, and the history of the Low Countries"-- Provided by publisher.
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction: knowledge market affect: knowledge societies as affective economies / Anne Goldgar pt. I Wish economies and affective communities 2. Knowing the market: Hans Fugger's affective economies / Ulinka Rublack 3. Pennetrek: Sir Balthazar Gerbier (1592 1663) and the calligraphic aesthetics of commercial empire / Vera Keller 4. Affective projecting: mining and inland navigation in Braunschweig-Liineburg / Tina Asmussen 5. The secret of Amsterdam: politics, alchemy and the commodification of knowledge in the 17th century / Martin Mulsow 6. Liefhebberij: a market sensibility / Claudia Swan 7. The shaping of young consumers in early modern book-objects: managing affects and markets by books for youths / Feike Dietz pt. II Marketing and managing knowledge and affects 8. Marketing arctic knowledge: observation, publication, and affect in the 1630s / Anne Qoldgar 9. Coordination in early modern Dutch book markets: `always something new' / Kaspar Beelen 10. The spectacle of dissection: early modern theatricality and anatomical frenzy / Karel Vanhaesebrouck 11. Rubbed, pricked, and boiled: coins as objects of inquiry in the Dutch Republic / Sebastian Felten 12. The Amsterdam stock exchange as affective economy / Inger Leemans.