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Warburg Institute

Works: 513 works in 1,047 publications in 10 languages and 12,370 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Pictorial works  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Biographies  Sources 
Roles: Editor, Publisher, Other, isb, Organizer of meeting, Compiler, rpy, Sponsor
Classifications: AS122, 901
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Journal of the Warburg Institute by Warburg Institute( file )
in English and held by 906 libraries worldwide
Philosophy & history; essays presented to Ernst Cassirer by Raymond Klibansky( Book )
10 editions published between 1936 and 1975 in English and German and held by 841 libraries worldwide
Mediaeval and Renaissance studies by Warburg Institute( serial )
in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Aby Warburg : an intellectual biography by E. H Gombrich( Book )
6 editions published in 1970 in English and German and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Astrology, science, and society : historical essays ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Photographs at the frontier : Aby Warburg in America 1895-1896 by Nicholas Mann( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
"Aby Warburg (1866-1929) belongs to the elite group of scholars and thinkers maturing at the turn of the nineteenth century who shaped the directions to be taken in the following hundred years. He is known not simply for his pioneering scholarship of Italian Renaissance art and culture, but for the totality of his approach, the interest he took in the whole process of what anthropologists now call symbolization, the creation of symbols by societies to represent their world. This book studies a crucial moment in his development, when, in 1895, diverted from his projected studies in Italy, he crossed to New York to attend his brother's wedding, then, encouraged by the contacts he had made with scholars of the Smithsonian Institution, made a trip deep into the Arizona desert to study Hopi culture at first hand. There is no doubt that this anthropological venture, though he did not formulate his thoughts about it on paper until much later, in a lecture of 1923, both reflected and helped to form an approach to the Italian Renaissance that was to revolutionize twentieth-century attitudes to culture. Warburg took photographs documenting the significant stages along his journey, which today make moving and instructive visual accounts of life in the American Southwest, both Western and native. The few images Warburg himself selected to illustrate his lecture of 1923 have long been known, but the remainder of the collection have only recently been gathered together. Reproduced, annotated and catalogued in this book for the first time, these photographs offer a timely opportunity to look not only at precious records of the growing western cities and of the Hopi as they lived a century ago, but the evolution of Warburg's thought and at his relationships with other scholars and with American anthropologists such as James Mooney and Frank H. Cushing. Leading scholars in their field have contributed the six essays in this volume, published in association with the Warburg Institute, London, and introduced by its director, Nicholas Mann. This important book also includes relevant excerpts from Warburg's unpublished diaries, and reproduces more than one hundred of his photographs and drawings."--Publisher's description
The cult of childhood by George Boas( Book )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Journal of the Warburg Institute ( serial )
in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Pseudo-Aristoteles Latinus : a guide to Latin works falsely attributed to Aristotle before 1500 by Charles B Schmitt( Book )
6 editions published in 1985 in English and Latin and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Betrifft die Handschriften Codd. 260.8, 353, 434, 513, 556.16, 646 (f. 8v-11r), 702.14 und B 44 der Burgerbibliothek Bern
Manuscripts in the fifty years after the invention of printing : some papers read at a colloquium at the Warburg Institute on 12-13 March 1982 by J. B Trapp( Book )
7 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
De mundi celestis terrestrisque constitutione = A treatise on the universe and the soul by Pseudo-Bede( Book )
6 editions published in 1985 in English and Latin and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Pictorial composition from medieval to modern art by Paul Taylor( Book )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
England and the Mediterranean tradition; studies in art, history, and literature by Warburg Institute( Book )
11 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Avicenna's De anima in the Latin West : the formation of a peripatetic philosophy of the soul 1160-1300 by Dag Nikolaus Hasse( Book )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
In the 12th century the "Book of the Soul" by the philosopher Avicenna was translated from Arabic into Latin. It had an immense success among scholastic writers and deeply influenced the structure and content of many psychological works of the Middle Ages. The reception of Avicenna's book is the story of cultural contact at an imipressively high intellectural level. The present volume investigates this successful reception using two approaches. The first is chronological, tracing the stages by which Avicenna's work was accepted and adapted by Latin scholars. The second is doctrinal, analyzing the fortunes of key doctrines. The sense of the original Arabic text of Avicenna is kept in mind throughout and the degree to which his original Latin interpreters succeeded in conveying it is evaluated
Islam and the Italian Renaissance ( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Annual report by Warburg Institute( file )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Gesammelte Schriften by Aby Warburg( Book )
2 editions published in 1932 in German and held by 70 libraries worldwide
University of London, the Warburg Institute by Warburg Institute( Book )
8 editions published between 1960 and 1974 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Bibliothek Warburg.
Bibliothek Warburg (Hamburg)
Bibliothek Warburg (London)
Bibliothek Warburg Londres
Institut Warburg
Instituto Warburg
Instytut Warburga
London. University. Warburg Institute
London Warburg Institute
Londres (GB)
Londres. University. Warburg Institute
The Warburg Institute (London)
University London Warburg Institute
University of London Warburg institute
Warburg Institute Bibliothek
Warburg Institute Library
Warburg Institute (London)
Warburg Institute of the University of London.
Warburg Institute, University of London
Warburg Library
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English (161)
German (18)
French (6)
Italian (4)
Spanish (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Russian (2)
Latin (2)
Polish (1)
Hebrew (1)
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