History of Universities: Volume XXIII/2

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Volume XXII/2 of History of Universities contains the customary mix of learned articles, book reviews, and bibliographical information, which makes this publication such an indispensable tool for the historian of higher education. Its contributions range widely geographically, chronologically, and in subject-matter. The volume is, as always, a lively combination of original research and invaluable reference material.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199550326
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 2/28/2009
  • Series: History of Universities Series
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Circulation of News and Knowledge in Intersecting Networks, Sven Dupré and Sachiko Kusukawa
The Politics of Prognostication: Astrology, Political Conspiracy and Murder in Fifteenth-Century Milan, Monica Azzolini
Accessing nature, circulating knowledge: Conrad Gessner's correspondence networks and his medical and naturalist practices, Candice Delisle
Apothecaries as experts and brokers in the sixteenth-century network of the naturalist Carolus Clusius, Florike Egmond
Communicating mathematics in the late seventeenth century: The Florentine cupola, Jeanne Peiffer
Beyond the 'Moderns'? The Accademia Fisico-matematica of Rome (1677-1698) and the vacuum, Federica Favino
Review Essays
Beastly Hebraism'?: John Selden and the Status of Masoretic Material in the Seventeenth Century, N. K Sugimura
The Historiography of Irish Colleges on the Continent. Reflection stimulated by recent publications, Helga Robinson-Hammerstein
Baltic Students in the Early Modern Period, Willem Frijhoff
Patrick Gilli, Jacques Verger et Daniel Le Blévec (eds), Les universités et la ville au Moyen Âge. Cohabitation et tension, Lyse Roy
Peter Denley, Commune and Studio in Late Medieval and Renaissance Siena, Christine Meek
James K. Farge (ed), Students and Teachers at the University of Paris: The Generation of 1500, Thomas Sullivan
Kathleen M. Comerford, Reforming Priests and Parishes. Tuscan Dioceses in the First Century of Seminary Education, Paul Grendler
Howard Hotson, Commonplace Learning: Ramism and its German Ramifications, 1543-1630, Michael Edwards
Stefanie A. Knöll, Creating Academic Communities. Funeral monuments to professors at Oxford, Leiden and Tübingen 1580-1700, Richard Kirwan

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