Cultural Translation in Early Modern Europe

Cultural Translation in Early Modern Europe

by Peter Burke
     
 

This 2007 volume sheds new light on the practice of translation as part of cultural history.See more details below

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This 2007 volume sheds new light on the practice of translation as part of cultural history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521862080
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2007
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Peter Burke and R. Po-chia Hsia; Part I. Translation and Language: 1. Cultures of translation in Early Modern Europe Peter Burke; 2. The Catholic Mission and translations in China, 1583–1700 R. Po-chia Hsia; 3. Language as a means of transfer of cultural values Eva Kowalská; 4. Translations into Latin in Early Modern Europe Peter Burke; Part II. Translation and Culture: 5. Early Modern Catholic piety in translation Carlos Eire; 6. The translation of political theory in Early Modern Europe Geoffrey P. Baldwin; 7. Translating histories Peter Burke; 8. The Spectator or the metamorphosis of the periodical: a study in cultural translation Maria Lúcia Pallares-Burke; Part III. Translation and Science: 9. The role of translations in European scientific exchanges in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries Isabelle Pantin; 10. Scientific exchanges between Hellenism and Europe: translations into Greek, 1400–1700 Efthymios Nicolaidis; 11. Ottoman encounters with European science: sixteenth- and seventeenth- century translations into Turkish Feza Günergun; 12. Translations of scientific literature in Russia from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century S. S. Demidov; Bibliography; Index.

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