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By Anne D Hedeman, Karen Fresco

ISBN-10: 0814211712

ISBN-13: 9780814211717

ISBN-10: 0814292658

ISBN-13: 9780814292655

The fourteen essays that include Collections in Context: The association of information and neighborhood in Europe interrogate questions posed by way of French, Flemish, English, and Italian collections of all sorts—libraries as an entire, anthologies and miscellanies assembled inside a unmarried manuscript or published ebook, or even illustrated ivory boxes.

Collecting turned an more and more very important task throughout the fourteenth via 17th centuries, while the diminished rate of manufacturing books made possession on hand to extra humans. however the act of gathering is rarely impartial: it gathers details, orders fabric (especially linear texts), and prioritizes everything—in brief, accumulating either organizes and reviews on wisdom. furthermore, the context of a suite needs to show whatever approximately identification, yet whose? That of the compiler? The reader or viewer? The donor? The patron?
With essays by means of a big selection of foreign students, Collections in Context demonstrates that the very act of gathering unavoidably imposes a few type of dating between what could rather be naively considered disparate components and concurrently exposes whatever concerning the neighborhood that created and used the gathering. hence, Collections in Context bargains strange insights into how amassing either produced wisdom and equipped group in early glossy Europe.

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