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Comparative Early Modernities : 1100-1800 - D. Porter

Comparative Early Modernities

1100-1800

By: D. Porter (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 14th September 2012
ISBN: 9780230120891
Number Of Pages: 278

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Featuring the cutting-edge interventions of nine leading scholars in Asia and Europe, this interdisciplinary volume showcases new comparative perspectives in the fields of literary, social, artistic, and economic history and re-examines the theoretical and methodological premises of comparative historical studies.

List of Figuresp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Globalizing Early Modernity
A War of Worlds: Becoming "Early Modern" and the Challenge of Comparisonp. 15
Eurasian Literaturep. 47
Asia-Centered Approaches to the History of the Early Modern World: A Methodological Rompp. 73
Comparative Cultural History
Pornography, Chastity, and "Early Modernity" in China and England, 1500-1640p. 99
Hiding in Plane Sight: Accommodating Incompatibilities in Early Visual Modernityp. 125
Divergence in Cultural Trajectories: The Power of the Traditional within the Early Modernp. 165
Economies and States
Did China's Late Empire have an Early Modern Era?p. 195
Visualizing the State in Early Modern England and Chinap. 217
Areas, Networks, and the Search for "Early Modern" East Asiap. 245
Notes on Contributorsp. 271
Indexp. 273
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ISBN: 9780230120891
ISBN-10: 023012089X
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 278
Published: 14th September 2012
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.1 x 13.97  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1

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