Antiquarianism and Intellectual Life in Europe and China, 1500-1800

  title={Antiquarianism and Intellectual Life in Europe and China, 1500-1800},
  author={Peter N. Miller and François Louis},
This book is a project in comparative history, but along two distinct axes, one historical and the other historiographical. Its purpose is to constructively juxtapose the early modern European and Chinese approaches to historical study that have been called "antiquarian." As an exercise in historical recovery, the essays in this volume amass new information about the range of antiquarian-type scholarship on the past, on nature, and on peoples undertaken at either end of the Eurasian landmass… 

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