Circulation of Knowledge and Learned Practices in the 17th Century Dutch Republic

Description: 

Circulation of Knowledge and Learned Practices in the 17th Century Dutch Republic aims to explore and visualize how knowledge circulated during the booming scientific revolution of the 17th-century. In order to answer how knowledge was disseminated and appropriated, Circulation of Knowledge and Learned Practices in the 17th Century Dutch Republic built a web application called ePistolarium. Using this tool, researchers can "can browse and analyze around 20,000 letters that were written by and sent to 17th century scholars who lived in the Dutch Republic. Moreover, the ePistolarium enables visualizations of geographical, time-based, social network and co-citation inquiries".

Contact: 
ckcc@huygens.knaw.nl
period: 
1600s
geographical region: 
Netherlands (Dutch Republic)
Affiliation(s): 
Descartes Centre (University of Utrecht), Koninklijke Bibliotheek (National Library), Huygens ING, Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS) , Universiteit van Amsterdam
Location: 
Netherlands
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Content Area: 
Archives
Databases