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The Resource Peripheral wonders : nature, knowledge, and enlightenment in the eighteenth-century Orinoco, Margaret R. Ewalt

Peripheral wonders : nature, knowledge, and enlightenment in the eighteenth-century Orinoco, Margaret R. Ewalt

Label
Peripheral wonders : nature, knowledge, and enlightenment in the eighteenth-century Orinoco
Title
Peripheral wonders
Title remainder
nature, knowledge, and enlightenment in the eighteenth-century Orinoco
Statement of responsibility
Margaret R. Ewalt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
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1970-
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Ewalt, Margaret R.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Bucknell studies in eighteenth-century literature and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gumilla, Joseph
  • Jesuits
  • Enlightenment
  • Orinoco River Valley (Venezuela and Colombia)
Label
Peripheral wonders : nature, knowledge, and enlightenment in the eighteenth-century Orinoco, Margaret R. Ewalt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-249) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: Pathways to modernity -- Father Gumilla's textual cabinet of curiosities, missionary authority, and rhetoric of wonder -- Colonization, commerce, and conversions : mapping the economic and evangelical values of the Orinoco -- The Jesuits and an eclectic Enlightenment : mediating knowledge and Catholicism -- ¡Oh monstruo, oh bestia! : pathways to knowledge in El Orinoco ilustrado -- Conclusion: The legacy of Joseph Gumilla's El Orinoco ilustrado
Control code
FIEb1545079x
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9780838756898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)220097405
Label
Peripheral wonders : nature, knowledge, and enlightenment in the eighteenth-century Orinoco, Margaret R. Ewalt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-249) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: Pathways to modernity -- Father Gumilla's textual cabinet of curiosities, missionary authority, and rhetoric of wonder -- Colonization, commerce, and conversions : mapping the economic and evangelical values of the Orinoco -- The Jesuits and an eclectic Enlightenment : mediating knowledge and Catholicism -- ¡Oh monstruo, oh bestia! : pathways to knowledge in El Orinoco ilustrado -- Conclusion: The legacy of Joseph Gumilla's El Orinoco ilustrado
Control code
FIEb1545079x
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9780838756898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)220097405

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