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Cultural translation in early modern Europe

Author: Peter Burke; R Po-chia Hsia; European Science Foundation.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 2007 volume sheds new light on the practice of translation as part of cultural history.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Burke; R Po-chia Hsia; European Science Foundation.
ISBN: 9780521862080 0521862086 0511277377 9780511277375 0511277962 9780511277962
OCLC Number: 76935903
Description: ix, 252 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Cultures of translation in early modern Europe / Peter Burke --
The Catholic mission and translations in China, 1583-1700 / R. Po-chia Hsia --
Language as a means of transfer of cultural values / Eva Kowalská --
Translations into Latin in early modern Europe / Peter Burke --
Early modern Catholic piety in translation / Carlos M.N. Eire --
The translation of political theory in early modern Europe / Geoffrey P. Baldwin --
Translating histories / Peter Burke --
The Spectator, or the metamorphoses of the periodical : a study in cultural translation / Maria Lúcia Pallares-Burke --
The role of translations in European scientific exchanges in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Isabelle Pantin --
Scientific exchanges between Hellenism and Europe : translations into Greek, 1400-1700 / Efthymios Nicolaïdis --
Ottoman encounters with European science : sixteenth- and seventeenth-century translations into Turkish / Feza Günergun --
Translations of scientific literature in Russia from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century / S.S. Demidov.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Burke and R. Po-chia Hsia.
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