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Bring Out Your Dead: The Past as Revelation

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The work of the Renaissance humanists comes to life in Anthony Grafton's exploration of the primary sources and modern scholarship, classical and modern elements in the world of European letters from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century. Tracing the ties that bound the world of humanistic learning in early modern Europe to other social and cultural spheres, Grafton defi ...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published October 18th 2004 by Harvard University Press (first published 2002)
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Dec 23, 2014 marked it as partially-read
Essays on scholars and scholarship in early modern Europe. Read about 1/3. Very thorough, penetrating, but narrowly focused. Will probably read more as other essays intersect with my interests.

For scholars only. Not suitable as an introduction to the topic.
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Anthony Thomas Grafton is one of the foremost historians of early modern Europe and the current Henry Putnam University Professor at Princeton University. He is also a corresponding fellow of the British Academy and a recipient of the Balzan Prize. From January 2011 to January 2012, he served as the President of the American Historical Association.
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