Museums and the Shaping of Knowledge

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Index

a
Academic des Sciences 146 , 159
Accademia dei Lincei 146
Accademia del Cimento 146
Adolphus, Gustavus 120 , 122
aemulatio14 , 34 , 44 , 102 , 115
Africa 44 , 205
Albemarle, Duke of 20
Albrecht V, Duke of Bavaria 108 , 112 , 115 , 116
Aldrovandi, Ulisse 123 , 124 , 136
Alexander, E.P. 20
Amerbach, Basilius 86 , 88
Americas 30 , 44 , 205
analogy14 , 34 , 44 , 102 , 115 , 124 , 134
ancien régime168 , 172 , 180 , 190
Annales school 10
antipathy14 , 34
Antwerp 184
Ape of Nature 90 , 110
The Archaeology of Knowledge164
Archimedes 30
Arcimboldo, Guiseppe 103 , 118 , 121
Arena Cappella, Padua 94
Aretine, Carlo 57
Aristotle 30
art of memory 79 , 84 , 85 , 91-7 , 99 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 110 , 114 , 115 , 126 , 149 , 181
artificialia90 , 109 , 120 , 125 , 144
Ashmolean Museum 21 , 165
Asia 205
Aubrey, John 150 , 154
Austria 103 , 118

b
Baal 40
Bacon, Francis 78 , 80 , 115 , 146 , 149 , 150 , 156 , 161
Bacon, Roger 32
Badia of Fiesole 56
Basle 86 , 88
Bavaria 103
Bayeux tapestry 180
Bazin, G. 20 , 144
Beauvais 181
Belgium 173
Belon, Pierre 136
Berlin 178
Beyle, Henri (Stendhal) 182
Biblioteca Laurenziana 56
Bibliothèque Nationale 178
Birmingham 205
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery 7 , 205
The Birth of the Clinic170
Black Death 74
Bologna 123 , 133
Bondi, Flavio 32
Borghini, Vincenzo 105 , 106 , 115
Bracciolini, Poggio 61 , 65
Braudel, Fernand 10
Brera, Pinacoteca di (Milan) 184
Bretschneider, Johann 141
Britain 189
British Library 203
British Museum 1 , 20 , 162 , 165 , 182 , 192 , 203 , 214
Bruges 51
Brunelleschi, Filippo 24
Bruno, Giordano 109 , 110 , 116 , 118
Brunswick 178
Brussels 184
Burgundy 56

c
Calceolari, Frances 124 , 140
Calixtus III, Pope 50
Camillo, Giulio and his Memory Theatre 97-101 , 102-6 , 108-10 , 112 , 116 , 118 , 122 , 123 , 131 , 133 , 141
Canada 201
Carthusians 146
Castiglione, Baldassar 43
Caygill, M. 20
Cellini, Benvenuto 50
Cerberus 146
Charles IV, Emperor 64
Charles VIII, of France 74 , 126
Children’s Museum Boston 201

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • List of Plates viii
  • 1 - What Is a Museum? 1
  • 2 - The First Museum of Europe? 23
  • 3 - The Palace of the Princem 47
  • 4 - The Irrational Cabinet 78
  • 5 - The ‘Cabinet of the World’ 105
  • 6 - The Repository of the Royalsociety 133
  • 7 - The Disciplinary Museum 167
  • 8 - A Useful Past for the Present 191
  • Bibliography 216
  • Index 229
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