Daniela Bleichmar’s 14 research works with 57 citations and reads, including : Botanical conquistadors. Daniela Bleichmar has expertise in Entertainment. The book Visible Empire: Botanical Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment, Daniela Bleichmar is published by University of Chicago. Author Daniela Bleichmar shows that these images were not only works of art but also instruments for the production of knowledge, with scientific, social, and.
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Art History and History of Science. European and American naturalists and bleicchmar collaborated to manufacture a staggering total of more than 12, botanical illustrations.
Each author explores a specific aspect of the cross-cultural history of collecting and display from the dawn of the sixteenth century to the early decades of the nineteenth century. Histories of the early modern global culture of collecting have focused for the most part on European Wunderkammernor “cabinets of curiosities. As Bleichmar shows, in the Spanish empire visual epistemology operated not only in scientific contexts but also as part of an imperial apparatus that had a long-established tradition of deploying visual evidence for administrative purposes.
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Between andbotanical expeditions crisscrossed the vast Spanish empire in an ambitious project to survey the flora of much of the Americas, the Bleich,ar, and the Philippines. View profile on university website more. Author Daniela Bleichmar shows that these images were not only works of art but also instruments for the production of knowledge, with scientific, social, and political repercussions.
Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Yet these images have remained largely overlooked—until now. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. In it, readers from different disciplines will find much food for thought.
ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. It examines the role of images as evidence, arguing for the continued importance of visual epistemology as a technique for producing and circulating knowledge from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. Hammer, Boston University Choice. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. With elegance and precision, she shows how the travels and labors of a startling array of investigators, botanists, and artists converged to make empire not only viable but visible.
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Lavishly illustrated and beautifully produced, this book is an example of interdisciplinarity at its best. As Bleichmar shows, in the Spanish empire visual epistemology operated not only in scientific contexts but also as part of an imperial apparatus that had a long-established tradition of deploying visual evidence for administrative purposes.
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It will be a staple read for anyone interested in natural history and visual culture. History of Science Society: Each author explores a specific aspect of the cross-cultural history of collecting and bleichmaf from the dawn of the sixteenth century to the early decades of the nineteenth century.
Yet these images have remained largely overlooked—until now. Visualizing, collecting, classifying, and transporting nature and human culture are all examined here in a historical and philosophical dajiela that sheds new light on science, art, and society.
Visible Empire is an extraordinary achievement, and definitely one that deserves a wide audience. University of Chicago Press: Available for download now. A Botanical Reconquista more.