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Title Archives & information in the early modern world / edited by Liesbeth Corens, Kate Peters, & Alexandra Walsham
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
©2018
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Edition First edition
Descript xviii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Series Proceedings of the British Academy ; 212
Proceedings of the British Academy ; 212
Note Includes revised version of papers from a conference entitled "Transforming Information: Record Keeping in the Early Modern World" held at the British Academy in April 2014, together with three additional essays
Includes bibliographical references and index
Investigating the relationship between archives and information in the early modern world, this latest collection of essays edited by Kate Peters, Alexandra Walsham, and Liesbeth Corens explores every aspect of record keeping; from the proliferation of physical documentation between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries to the implication of archives in patterns of statecraft
Foreword / Eric Ketelaar -- Introduction: Archives and information in the early modern world / Alexandra Walsham, Kate Peters, & Liesbeth Corens -- Part I: Organization and agency. 2. Early modern European archivality: organised records, information, and state power, c. 1500 / Randolph C. Head -- 3. Archival intelligence: diplomatic correspondence, information overload, and information management in Italy, 1450-1650 / Filippo De Vivo -- 4. Jean-Baptiste Colbert, accounting, and the genesis of the state archive in early modern France / Jacob Soll -- Part II: Access and secrecy. 5. The early modern secretary and the early modern archive / Arnold Hunt -- 6. Knowledge, oblivion, and concealment in early modern Spain: the ambiguous agenda of the Archive of Simancas / Arndt Brendecke -- 7. 'Friction in the archives': access and the politics of record-keeping in revolutionary England / Kate Peters -- Part III: Media and materiality. 8. The material culture of record-keeping in early modern England / Heather Wolfe & Peter Stallybrass -- 9. Archiving the archive: scribal and material culture in 17th-century Zurich / Sundar Henny -- Part IV: Documentation and distance. 10. Truth and suffering in the Quaker Archives / Brooke Sylvia Palmieri -- 11. Death, distance, and bureaucracy: an archival story / Sylvia Sellers-García -- 12. The transnational archive of the sinosphere: the early modern East Asian information order / Kiri Paramore -- Afterword / Ann Blair
Subject Archives -- History -- Congresses
Archives -- Europe -- History -- Congresses
Archival resources -- Europe -- History -- Congresses
Europe -- History -- Sources -- Congresses
Information organization -- History -- Congresses
Alt Author Corens, Liesbeth, editor
Peters, Kate, editor
Walsham, Alexandra, 1966- editor
British Academy, issuing body, host institution
Transforming Information: Record Keeping in the Early Modern World (Conference) (2014 : London, England)
Alt Title Archives and information in the early modern world
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