Search for dissertations about: "kunskapshistoria"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word kunskapshistoria.

  1. 1. The Old, the New and the Unknown The continents and the making of geographical knowledge in seventeenth-century Sweden

    University dissertation from Turku (Åbo), Finland : Iloinen tiede

    Author : Charlotta Forss; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; historical geography; Ottoman Empire; colonial America; conceptual history; history of knowledge; history of cartography; history of science; religious geography; early modern history; historisk geografi; kartografi; begreppshistoria; kunskapshistoria; Osmanska riket; vetenskapshistoria; religiös geografi; tidigmodern historia; det koloniala Amerika; historia; History;

    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