Chapitre : Translation, Mobility, and Mediation: The Case of the Codex Mendoza
- Bleichmar, Daniela
Historians of the early modern world (ca. 1450–1800) have characterized the period as the first truly global moment in history, a time when cultures and peoples encountered one another in unprecedented ways: more often, at a greater scale, across larger distances, and more deeply and irrevocably than ever before. Histories became inextricably ‘connected’. For Europeans, the world grew both in breadth and depth: while explorations, new trade routes, and the circulation of people and things expanded the globe geographically, the humanist rediscovery of classical antiquity and the investigation of the past through its textual and physical remains expanded a sense of time and history. The intertwined interests in the far away and the long ago often took visual and material forms. Images circulated widely, in part due to the spread of print as an artistic and commercial product. […]
- dans : Burghartz, Susanna (éd.) ; Burkart, Lucas (éd.) ; Göttler, Christine (éd.), Sites of mediation : connected histories of places, processes and objects in Europe and beyond, 1450-1650, Leiden ; Boston, Massachusetts : Brill, 2016, p. 240-269. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004325760_011
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