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Intellectual Life in the Colonial South, 1585-1763

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ISBN: 0870492101 Year: Volume: One Pages: xxxi, 488 Language: English
Publisher: Newfound Press
Subject: History
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Architekturzeichnungen der deutschen Renaissance: Funktion und Bildlichkeit zeichnerischer Produktion 1500–1650

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ISBN: 9783946198048 9783946198079 9783946198055 9783946198062 Year: Pages: 410 DOI: 10.16994/bac Language: German
Publisher: Modern Academic Publishing
Subject: Architecture --- Arts in general --- History of arts
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ation such as the registry, the library, and the armoury, but also in the Cabinet of Curiosities, or in the architect’s personal archive. Even with only a small number of known approaches theorizing architectural drawings and design practices during the 16th century, it is possible to reveal a broad influence on drawing theories, especially by perspective treatises and the so-called »Visier- und Messkunst« (measuring).
Reconstructing the various places of producing, collecting, displaying, and studying architectural drawings shows that architectural drawings were a crucial part in cultural processes of understanding, organizing, and dealing with the built environment.

Sprache in Wissenschaft und Dichtung. Diskursive Formationen von Mathematik, Physik, Logik und Dichtung im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert

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Book Series: Literatur- und Naturwissenschaften ISSN: 2365-3949 ISBN: 9783110464252 9783110464436 Year: Volume: 4 Pages: x, 499 DOI: 10.1515/9783110464252 Language: German
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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In the 17th and 18th centuries, language and linguistic reflections were a central determinant of the discursive relationship between mathematics, physics, logic, and literature. The volume traces these constellations, examining linguistic, technical, and poetological texts to reveal the close connections between the language of literature, poetology, and scientific discourse.

Southern Manuscript Sermons before 1800: A Bibliography

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ISBN: 0979729262 9780979729263 Year: Pages: xxv, 735 DOI: 10.7290/V77P8W94 Language: English
Publisher: Newfound Press
Subject: History
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The lands west of the lakes; A history of the Ajattappareng kingdoms of South Sulawesi 1200 to 1600 CE

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Book Series: Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ISBN: 9789067183314 9789004253827 Year: Volume: 261 Pages: xvi+377 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_381395 Language: English
Publisher: Brill
Subject: Social Sciences
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The period 1200-1600 CE saw a radical transformation from simple chiefdoms to kingdoms (in archaeological terminology, complex chiefdoms) across lowland South Sulawesi, a region that lay outside the ‘classical’ Indicized parts of Southeast Asia. The rise of these kingdoms was stimulated and economically supported by trade in prestige goods with other parts of island Southeast Asia, yet the development of these kingdoms was determined by indigenous, rather than imported, political and cultural precepts. Starting in the thirteenth century, the region experienced a transition from swidden cultivation to wet-rice agriculture; rice was the major product that the lowland kingdoms of South Sulawesi exchanged with archipelagic traders. Stephen Druce demonstrates this progression to political complexity by combining a range of sources and methods, including oral, textual, archaeological, linguistic and geographical information and analysis as he explores the rise and development of five South Sulawesi kingdoms, known collectively as Ajattappareng (the Lands West of the Lakes).

The author also presents an inquiry into oral traditions of a historical nature in South Sulawesi. He examines their functions, their processes of transmission and transformation, their uses in writing history and their relationship to written texts. He shows that any distinction between oral and written traditions of a historical nature is largely irrelevant, and that the South Sulawesi chronicles, which can be found only for a small number of kingdoms, are not characteristic (as historians have argued) but exceptional in the corpus of indigenous South Sulawesi historical sources.

The book will be of primary interest to scholars of pre-European-contact Southeast Asia, including historians, archaeologists, anthropologists, linguists and geographers, and scholars with a broader interest in oral tradition and the relationship between the oral and written registers Stephen Druce obtained his PhD from the Centre for South-East Asian Studies, University of Hull. He has published on South Sulawesi history and archaeology in English and Indonesian language journals.

The Southern Colonial Backcountry: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Frontier Communities

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ISBN: 1572330198 Year: Pages: xxviii, 256 Language: English
Publisher: Newfound Press
Subject: History
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Simone Verovio

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ISBN: 9783205207184 Year: DOI: 10.7767/9783205207184 Language: English
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103514
Subject: History
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Simone Verovio was the first printer to produce a substantial number of musical prints using engraved copper plates. This intaglio printing technique not only allowed him to print on demand, but also to combine different kinds of notation on one page opening: voice parts with corresponding harpsichord and lute intabulations. This detailed comparison of intaglio and relief printing techniques in the editions associated with Verovio sheds light on the production of sheet music around 1600 and the comparison of the vocal and instrumental parts provides ground-breaking insights into historical performance practice.

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