Johns Hopkins Univ Pr Books
Books editi da Johns Hopkins Univ Pr con argomento Cultural Relations
Cross-cultural Scientific Exchanges in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1560-1660
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2010
"This book expands the entire field of intellectual history, the history of the book, cultural history, and the history of science."---Pamela Long, author of Openness, Secrecy, Authorship: Technical Arts and the Culture of Knowledge from Antiquity to the Renaissance"Ben-Zaken's book is a wide-ranging examination of...
Epstein Steven A.
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana (Hardcover), 2006
Purity Lost investigates the porous nature of social, political, and religious boundaries prevalent in the eastern Mediterranean—from the Black Sea to Egypt—during the Middle Ages. In this intriguing study, Steven A. Epstein finds that people consistently defied, overlooked, or transcended restrictions designed to...