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Toward a global Middle Ages : encountering the world through illuminated manuscripts

Author: Bryan C Keene
Publisher: Los Angeles : The J. Paul Getty Museum, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This scholarly, edited volume addresses decorated books from around the world produced during the period of 500 to 1500"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan C Keene
ISBN: 9781606065983 160606598X
OCLC Number: 1065544375
Description: ix, 285 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Director's Foreword / Timothy Potts --
Acknowledgments --
Prologue / Bryan C. Keene --
Introduction: Manuscripts and Their Outlook on the World / Bryan C. Keene --
A Timeline for a Global Middle Ages: Linear Time and Modes of Remembering the Past / Morgan Conger --
Glimpsing a Global Middle Ages / Bryan C. Keene --
World Views and the Map Makers' Craft / Jerry Brotton --
Stories and Pictures from All the World: South Asian Book Arts from the Twelfth to the Sixteenth Centuries / Alka Patel --
The Middle Ages, Middle America, and the Book / Byron Ellsworth Hamann --
Where Is Medieval Ethiopia? Mapping Ethiopic Studies within Medieval Studies / Suzanne Conklin Akbari --
Manuscripts and the Medieval Tropics / Alex J. West --
Case Study, Mapping Global Middle Ages / Asa Simon Mittman --
The Intermediality of "the Book": Bound, Rolled, and Folded Textual Objects / Bryan C. Keene --
Buddhist Illuminated Manuscripts in East Asia / J. Sören Edgren --
Case Study, Traveling Medicine: Medieval Ethiopian Amulet Scrolls and Practitioners' Handbooks / Eyob Derillo --
The Painter's Line on Paper and Clay: Maya Codices and Codex-Style Vessels from the Seventh to the Sixteenth Centuries / Megan E. O'Neil --
Case Study, Missionary Effects and Messianic Aspirations at the Court of Shah ʻAbbas / Sussan Babaie --
Reproducing the Resurrection: From European Prints to Armenian Manuscripts / Sylvie L. Merian --
Identity: Finding One's Place in the Medieval World / Bryan C. Keene --
Imperial Brutality: Racial Difference and the Intersectionality of the Ethiopian Eunuch / Roland Betancourt --
Case Study, Mobilizing the Collection: Teaching Beyond the (Medieval) Canon with Museum Objects / Kristen Collins and Bryan C. Keene --
Color, Culture, and the Making of Difference in the Vidal Mayor / Pamela A. Patton --
Case Study, Horses, Arrows, and Trebuchets: Picturing the Mongol Military Campaign in Eurasia / Kaiqi Hua --
Novelty and Diversity in Illustrations of Marco Polo's Description of the World / Mark Cruse --
Case Study, Visualizing Byzantine and Islamic Objects in Two Fifteenth-Century Francophone Manuscripts / Alexandra Kaczenski --
Itineraries from the Atlantic to the Pacific: Travel, Circulation, and Exchange / Bryan C. Keene --
Transplants and Transformations in a Global Middle Ages / Jill Caskey --
Case Study, Manuscripts, Faith, and Trade across the Medieval Sahara / Michelle H. Craig --
Narrative Shifts: The Life of the Buddha in Palm-Leaf Manuscripts / Tushara Bindu Gude --
Traveling off the Page: Bringing the Voyage to Life in Hebrew Poetry and Paintings / Elizabeth A. Eisenberg and Melanie Holcomb --
Case Study, Peregrinations of Parchment and Pewter: Manuscripts and Mental Pilgrimage / Rheagan Eric Martin --
Epilogue: Global History and the Art Museum / James Cuno --
Bibliography --
Illustration Credits --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Bryan C. Keene ; with contributions by Suzanne Conklin Akbari, Sussan Babaie, Roland Betancourt, Jerry Brotton, Jill Caskey, Kristen Collins, Morgan Conger, Michelle H. Craig, Mark Cruse, James Cuno, Eyob Derillo, J. Sören Edgren, Elizabeth A. Eisenberg, Tushara Bindu Gude, Byron Ellsworth Hamann, Melanie Holcomb, Kaiqi Hua, Alexandra Kaczenski, Bryan C. Keene, Rheagan Eric Martin, Sylvie L. Merian, Asa Simon Mittman, Megan E. O'Neil, Alka Patel, Pamela A. Patton, Alex J. West.

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This important and overdue book examines illuminated manuscripts and other book arts of the Global Middle Ages.  Read more...

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"A nuanced and balanced study of the interconnectedness of reading, writing and illustrating in the world before printing." --The Art Newspaper "A book with real intellectual (and literal) heft. . . Read more...

 
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