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Gianna Pomata

Gianna Pomata is Associate Professor of History at the University of Bologna.

Titles by This Editor

Empiricism and Erudition in Early Modern Europe
Edited by Gianna Pomata

The early modern genre of historia connected the study of nature and the study of culture from the early Renaissance to the eighteenth century. The ubiquity of historia as a descriptive method across a variety of disciplines—including natural history, medicine, antiquarianism, and philology—indicates how closely intertwined these scholarly pursuits were in the early modern period. The essays collected in this volume demonstrate that historia can be considered a key epistemic tool of early modern intellectual practices.