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Bernhard Varenius (1622-1650) [electronic resource] / edited by Margret Schuchard.

Contributor(s): Schuchard, Margret.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Brill's studies in intellectual history: v. 159.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xii, 345 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9789047432197 (electronic bk.); 9047432193 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Varenius, Bernhardus, 1622-1650 | Geographers -- Germany -- Biography | Geography -- History -- 17th century | TRAVEL -- Museums, Tours, Points of Interest | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Adventurers & Explorers | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical | TRAVEL -- Hikes & Walks | TRAVEL -- Budget | TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Ecotourism | TRAVEL -- Parks & Campgrounds | TRAVEL -- Reference | TRAVEL -- Road Travel | TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Adventure | Geografie | Wetenschapsfilosofie | Duitsland | Nederland | Varenius, Bernhardus | Geographie | GeschichteGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bernhard Varenius (1622-1650).DDC classification: 910.92 | B Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Prefatory Note / Vorbemerkung; Chronological Table -- The Life of Bernhard Varenius; Bernhard Varenius -- Family Background; Bernhard Varenius -- Stemma of Editions; List of Illustrations; Introduction; I VARENIUS' FORMATIVE YEARS IN THE CONTEXT OF HIS TIME / VARENIUS IM BILDUNGSHORIZONT SEINER ZEIT; II VARENIUS AS A TRANSMITTING AGENT OF KNOWLEDGE -- JAPAN / VARENIUS ALS WISSENSVERMITTLER EINER FREMDEN WELT -- JAPAN; III GEOGRAPHIA GENERALIS AND ITS LEGACY / DIE GEOGRAPHIA GENERALIS UND IHRE NACHWIRKUNGEN; Appendix: Extracts from Geographia Generalis (1650) Translation by Ernst-Christian Volkmann.
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English and German.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-335) and index.

Prefatory Note / Vorbemerkung; Chronological Table -- The Life of Bernhard Varenius; Bernhard Varenius -- Family Background; Bernhard Varenius -- Stemma of Editions; List of Illustrations; Introduction; I VARENIUS' FORMATIVE YEARS IN THE CONTEXT OF HIS TIME / VARENIUS IM BILDUNGSHORIZONT SEINER ZEIT; II VARENIUS AS A TRANSMITTING AGENT OF KNOWLEDGE -- JAPAN / VARENIUS ALS WISSENSVERMITTLER EINER FREMDEN WELT -- JAPAN; III GEOGRAPHIA GENERALIS AND ITS LEGACY / DIE GEOGRAPHIA GENERALIS UND IHRE NACHWIRKUNGEN; Appendix: Extracts from Geographia Generalis (1650) Translation by Ernst-Christian Volkmann.

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