Monthly Archives: November 2017

What is the nature of a colonialism invited and enacted by some among the colonized? (How) does it differ from coercive colonialism?
Does the relationship between colonialism and epistemic colonialism, or genocide and epistemicide, extend beyond philology?
What is the relationship between the attitudes of Mexicans (differentiated between indigenous and non-indigenous campesinx, agronomists, politicians, public) to the Mexican Agricultural Program (MAP) and to the agrarian reforms of the revolution?
Andrew Cunningham and Katharine Park Comparative Interpretation of Vesalius’s De Fabrica Title-page
Andrew Cunningham, The Anatomical Renaissance: The Resurrection of the Anatomical Projects of the Ancients (Brookfield, Vermont: Ashgate, 1997). Katharine [...]
Ali ibn Rijal’s Treatise on the Significance of Comets in the Twelve Signs of the Zodiac
John Bainbridge’s Astrology
Setting John Bainbridge’s An Astronomicall Description of the Late Comet in its historiographic context is less a matter of recounting an obvious and [...]
Katharine Park – Secrets of Women: Gender, Generation, and the Origins of Human Dissection || Shigehisa Kuriyama – “Muscularity and Identity” in Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine
Katharine Park, Secrets of Women: Gender, Generation, and the Origins of Human Dissection (New York: Zone Books, 2006). Shigehisa Kuriyama, “Muscularity [...]
Simon Schaffer – Authorized Prophets: Comets and Astronomers after 1759
Simon Schaffer, “Authorized Prophets: Comets and Astronomers after 1759,” Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 17 (1987): 45-74. Response [...]