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Daniela Bleichmar’s 14 research works with 57 citations and reads, including : Botanical conquistadors. Daniela Bleichmar has expertise in Entertainment. The book Visible Empire: Botanical Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment, Daniela Bleichmar is published by University of Chicago. Author Daniela Bleichmar shows that these images were not only works of art but also instruments for the production of knowledge, with scientific, social, and.

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History of Science Society: It presents a detailed and engaging narrative which challenges centre-periphery approaches to colonial science and illuminates the complex networks of exchange in operation in the Spanish Bleixhmar. HSS – Suzanne J. African princes traded captured members of other African groups so they could get the newest kinds of cloth produced in Europe.

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Learn more at Author Central. Meticulously researched, gracefully written, and always sensitive to disciplinary methodology. Between andbotanical expeditions crisscrossed the vast Spanish empire in an ambitious project to survey the flora of much of the Americas, the Caribbean, and the Philippines.

Help Center Find new research papers in: In the early modern age more people traveled farther than at any earlier time in human history. Provide feedback about this page. An object that might have seemed mundane in some cultures could become a target of veneration in another.

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Yet these images have remained largely overlooked—until now. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

It later moved across media, from manuscript to print, and also interpretively, as publications provided different readings. This ambitious project resulted in thousands of botanical illustrations of extraordinary originality and danieal, many of which are reproduced in this handsome volume for the very first time.

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade bleichmzr in, give it a second life. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Author Daniela Bleichmar shows that these images were not only works of art but also instruments bleichmsr the production of knowledge, with scientific, social, and political repercussions. Making the codex involved linguistic and cultural translations, transforming images into words, oral narrative into written text, Nahuatl into Spanish, and Amerindian history and customs into viceregal and European versions.

As Bleichmar shows, in the Spanish empire visual epistemology operated not only in scientific contexts but also as part of an imperial apparatus that had a long-established tradition of deploying visual evidence for administrative purposes.

Through innovative interdisciplinary scholarship that bridges the histories of science, visual culture, and the Hispanic world, Bleichmar uses these images to trace two related histories: In this lavishly illustrated volume, Daniela Bleichmar gives this archive its due, finding in these botanical images a window into the worlds of Enlightenment science, visual culture, and empire.

Portuondo is assistant professor of history at The Johns Hopkins University. Visible Empire is an extraordinary achievement, and definitely one that deserves a wide audience.

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The court in Java marveled at, collected, and displayed myriad goods brought through its halls. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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As Bleichmar shows, in the Spanish empire visual epistemology operated not only in scientific contexts but also as part of an imperial apparatus that had a long-established tradition of deploying visual evidence for administrative purposes.

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It examines the role of images as evidence, arguing for the continued importance of visual epistemology as a technique for producing and circulating knowledge from the sixteenth gleichmar the eighteenth centuries.

Nature provided incentives for exploration, commodities for trade, specimens for scientific investigation, and manifestations of divine forces.

Visible Empire clearly demonstrates that art history and visual culture studies have much to contribute to larger discussions about politics and knowledge production in the early modern Spanish world.