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Author Grafton, Anthony.

Title Worlds made by words : scholarship and community in the modern West / Anthony Grafton.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  CB245    Available
Description viii, 422 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-416) and index.
Contents Introduction -- 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 historie
Subject Learning and scholarship -- Europe, Western -- History.
Learning and scholarship -- United States -- History.
Europe -- Civilization.
Europe -- Intellectual life.
ISBN 9780674032576 (alk. paper)
0674032578 (alk. paper)