The Resource East meets West in the Middle Ages and early modern times : transcultural experiences in the premodern world, edited by Albrecht Classen

East meets West in the Middle Ages and early modern times : transcultural experiences in the premodern world, edited by Albrecht Classen

Label
East meets West in the Middle Ages and early modern times : transcultural experiences in the premodern world
Title
East meets West in the Middle Ages and early modern times
Title remainder
transcultural experiences in the premodern world
Statement of responsibility
edited by Albrecht Classen
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This volume explores the often problematic, but also productive relationships between East and West during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age, focusing on literary and pragmatic texts, scientific exchanges, strategies to build bridges to the other culture, and on parallel cultural developments documenting contacts and communication between both worlds. Despite many conflicts, there were many more exchanges than previously assumed"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
909.07
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CB251
LC item number
.E196 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Fundamentals of medieval and early modern culture
Series volume
14
Label
East meets West in the Middle Ages and early modern times : transcultural experiences in the premodern world, edited by Albrecht Classen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Encounters Between East and West in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Age: Many Untold Stories About Connections and Contacts, Understanding and Misunderstanding. Also an Introduction -- 1. New Voices Reflecting Contacts Between Latin-Europa and the Muslim World -- 2. Xenology and Intercultural Research -- 3. Orientalism, Postcolonial Studies, and the Premodern World -- 4. Economic, Political, and Cultural Connections: Ignored but Significant Features Under the Radar Screen -- 5. Literary Reflections on the Foreign in Medieval Literature -- 6. Arab Writers, Geographers, and Travelers -- 7. St. Francis of Assisi's Attempt to Reach Out to the Saracens: The First Peaceful Missionizing in the Thirteenth Century -- 8. The Christian Perspective: Pilgrimage to the Holy Land A First Step Into a Vast Field -- 9. The Diplomat Pilgrim Bertrandon de la Broquière -- 10. The Helpful Saracen in Margery Kempe's Book: A Mystical Woman's Perception of the Foreign World -- 11. Locations of Contacts Between East and West -- 12. Travel as a Medium of Cultural Contacts -- 13. Curiosity Among Muslim Travelers? -- 14. Jewish Travelers in the Middle Ages -- 15. A Parallel Christian Travel Account and Literary Narrative: Fortunatus -- 16. Jewish Communities in the Diaspora -- 17. Historical Contacts Between East and West -- 18. Rabbi Petachia of Ratisbona -- 19. Additional Jewish Perspectives -- 20. Christian Pilgrim Narratives in the Late Middle Ages -- 21. The Most Astute Observer and Reporter: Felix Fabri -- 22. A Brief Comparison with Giovanni Boccaccio: Decameron -- 23. Trouble and Conflicts: Christian Pilgrims and Muslim Population -- 24. Bernhard von Breydenbach's Peregrinatio -- 25. Other Contacts and Contact Zones -- 26. Europeans and the Ottoman World -- 27. Anton von Pforr's German Adaptation of Indian Literature: Cross-Cultural Experiences in the Late Middle Ages -- 28. Origin and Framework of this Volume -- 29. Summaries of the Contributions and Critical Reflections -- 30. Conclusion and Outlook
Control code
ocn858761952
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (818 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110321517
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34180874
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)858761952
  • pebcs3110321513

Library Locations

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