Comparative Early Modernities: 1100-1800 by D. PorterComparative Early Modernities: 1100-1800 by D. Porter

Comparative Early Modernities: 1100-1800

byD. Porter

Hardcover | September 14, 2012

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Featuring the cutting-edge interventions of nine leading scholars in Asia and Europe, this interdisciplinary volume showcases new comparative perspectives in the fields of literary, social, artistic, and economic history and re-examines the theoretical and methodological premises of comparative historical studies.
DAVID PORTERAssociate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at theUniversity of Michigan, USA.
Title:Comparative Early Modernities: 1100-1800Format:HardcoverDimensions:278 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.83 inPublished:September 14, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023012089X

ISBN - 13:9780230120891

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Table of Contents

Introduction ; David Porter A War of Worlds: Becoming 'Early Modern' and the Challenge of Comparison ; Ayesha Ramachandran Eurasian Literature ; Walter Cohen Asia-Centered Approaches to the History of the Early Modern World ; Luke Clossey Pornography, Chastity, and 'Early Modernity' in China and England, 1500-1640 ; Katherine Carlitz Hiding in Plane Sight: Accommodating Incompatibilities in Early Visual Modernity ; Richard Vinograd Cultural Trajectories: The Power of the Traditional within the Early Modern ; Jack Goldstone Did China's Late Empire have an Early Modern Era? ; R. Bin Wong Visualizing the State in Early Modern England and China ; Martin Powers Areas, Networks, and the Search for 'Early Modern' East Asia ; Kenneth Pomeranz