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The Resource Why China did not have a renaissance - and why that matters : an interdisciplinary dialogue, Thomas Maissen and Barbara Mittler

Why China did not have a renaissance - and why that matters : an interdisciplinary dialogue, Thomas Maissen and Barbara Mittler

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Why China did not have a renaissance - and why that matters : an interdisciplinary dialogue
Title
Why China did not have a renaissance - and why that matters
Title remainder
an interdisciplinary dialogue
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Thomas Maissen and Barbara Mittler
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eng
Summary
  • "Concepts of historical progress or decline and the idea of a cycle of historical movement have existed in many civilizations. In spite of claims that they be transnational or even universal, periodization schemes invariably reveal specific social and cultural predispositions.<br />Our dialogue, which brings together a Sinologist and a scholar of early modern History in Europe, considers periodization as a historical phenomenon, studying the case of the "Renaissance." Understood in the tradition of J. Burckhardt, who referred back to ideas voiced by the humanists of the 14th and 15th centuries, and focusing on the particularities of humanist dialogue which informed the making of the "Renaissance" in Italy, our discussion highlights elements that distinguish it from other movements that have proclaimed themselves as "r/Renaissances," studying, in particular, the Chinese Renaissance in the early 20th century.<br />While disagreeing on several fundamental issues, we suggest that interdisciplinary and interregional dialogue is a format useful to addressing some of the more far-reaching questions in global history, e.g. whether and when a periodization scheme such as "Renaissance" can fruitfully be applied to describe non-European experiences"--
  • "This book takes the form of an interdisciplinary dialogue on periodization in global history. Focusing on the Renaissance, the aim is to question whether, when and how periodization schemes, which invariably reveal specific historical and cultural leanings, can fruitfully be applied outside of their "place of first occurrence." The analytical perspectives offered in the book are supplemented by readings from primary sources"--
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1962-
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Maissen, Thomas
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illustrations
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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1968-
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Mittler, Barbara
Series statement
Critical readings in global intellectual history,
Series volume
volume 1
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  • Renaissance
  • China
  • Renaissance
  • China
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Why China did not have a renaissance - and why that matters : an interdisciplinary dialogue, Thomas Maissen and Barbara Mittler
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-234) and index
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Europe: Secularizing teleological models / Thomas Maissen -- China: Engendering teleological models / Barbara Mittler -- The view from Europe: The Renaissance / Thomas Maissen -- The view from China: r/Renaissances / Barbara Mittler
Control code
1037887225
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xvii, 240 pages
Isbn
9783110573961
Lccn
2018009488
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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9783110573961
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illustrations
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(OCoLC)1037887225
Label
Why China did not have a renaissance - and why that matters : an interdisciplinary dialogue, Thomas Maissen and Barbara Mittler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-234) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Europe: Secularizing teleological models / Thomas Maissen -- China: Engendering teleological models / Barbara Mittler -- The view from Europe: The Renaissance / Thomas Maissen -- The view from China: r/Renaissances / Barbara Mittler
Control code
1037887225
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xvii, 240 pages
Isbn
9783110573961
Lccn
2018009488
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9783110573961
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1037887225

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