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The Making of the Humanities, Volume III: The Modern Humanities

edited by Rens Bod, Jaap Maat and Thijs Weststeijn

Amsterdam University Press, 2014

ISBNs

Paper: 978-90-8964-516-6

eISBN: 978-90-485-1844-9

About the Book
This comprehensive history of the humanities focuses on the modern period (1850-2000). The contributors, including Floris Cohen, Lorraine Daston and Ingrid Rowland, survey the rise of the humanities in interaction with the natural and social sciences, offering new perspectives on the interaction between disciplines in Europe and Asia and new insights generated by digital humanities.
About the Author
Rens Bod is Vici-Laureate and Full Professor in Computational Humanities at the University of Amsterdam. Books: Beyond Grammar (CSLI/Cambridge University Press), Probabilistic Linguistics (MIT Press), Data-Oriented Parsing (University of Chicago Press), A New History of the Humanities (Oxford University Press).Jaap Maat is Professor in Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam. Books: Philosophical Languages in the Seventeenth Century: Dalgarno, Wilkins, Leibniz (Synthese Historical Library, Kluwer, 2004), George Dalgarno on Universal Language (Oxford University Press, 2001).
Reviews
“Attention is fruitfully devoted to the emergence . . . of what are recognizably the modern academic disciplines of world literature, art history, music history, and linguistics, among others. . . . [An] excellent collection. . . . Highly recommended.”
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Tags
Making, Research, Congresses, Modern, Europe, History
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License: CC BY-NC 4.0