Search for dissertations about: "kunskapshistoria"
Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word kunskapshistoria.
1. The Old, the New and the Unknown The continents and the making of geographical knowledge in seventeenth-century SwedenUniversity dissertation from Turku (Åbo), Finland : Iloinen tiede
Abstract : This thesis investigates early modern ways of looking at the world through an analysis of what the continents meant in three settings of knowledge making in seventeenth-century Sweden. Combining text, maps and images, the thesis analyses the meaning of the continents in, first, early modern scholarly ‘geography’, second, accounts of journeys to the Ottoman Empire and, third, accounts of journeys to the colony New Sweden. READ MORE