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Cultural translation in early modern Europe / edited by Peter Burke and R. Po-chia Hsia.

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Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.

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ix, 252 pages ; 24 cm

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-237) and index.


Cultures of translation in early modern Europe / Peter Burke -- The Catholic mission and translations in China, 1583-1700 / R. Po-chia Hsia -- Language as a means of transfer of cultural values / Eva Kowalská -- Translations into Latin in early modern Europe / Peter Burke -- Early modern Catholic piety in translation / Carlos M.N. Eire -- The translation of political theory in early modern Europe / Geoffrey P. Baldwin -- Translating histories / Peter Burke -- The Spectator, or the metamorphoses of the periodical : a study in cultural translation / Maria Lúcia Pallares-Burke -- The role of translations in European scientific exchanges in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Isabelle Pantin -- Scientific exchanges between Hellenism and Europe : translations into Greek, 1400-1700 / Efthymios Nicolaïdis -- Ottoman encounters with European science : sixteenth- and seventeenth-century translations into Turkish / Feza Günergun -- Translations of scientific literature in Russia from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century / S.S. Demidov.


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