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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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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Eleanor Tufts Book Prize Won. 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.

You may purchase this title at these fine bookstores. Available for download now. In the 18th and 19th centuries, collections and scientific expeditions produced both patriotic and imperial visions of Latin America. By the 17th century, revelatory accounts of tobacco, chocolate, ddaniela cochineal reshaped science, trade, danieela empire around the globe. History and Art History. This article also explores the potential of images as historical sources, suggesting that the high status of images in the early modern Hispanic world resulted in an enormous pictorial archive that historians have failed to consider with the attention and rigor they have lavished on the textual archive.

About this book About the author Reviews An unprecedented visual exploration of the intertwined histories of art and science, of the old world and the new From the voyages of Christopher Columbus to those of Alexander von Humboldt and Charles Darwin, the depiction of the natural world played a central role in shaping how people on both sides of the Atlantic understood and imaged the region we now know as Latin America.

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HSS – Suzanne J. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. 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. The fourteen essays in Collecting Across Cultures represent work by an international group of historians, art historians, and historians of science.

Seeing the World in a Room: High to Low Avg. 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.

In this lavishly illustrated volume, Daniela Bleichmar gives this archive its due, finding in these botanical images a window into the worlds of Enlightenment science, visual culture, and empire. Daniela Bleichmar is associate professor of art history and history at the University of Southern California.

Skip to main content. This article is a reflection on the Hispanic imperial visual archive, that is, the thousands of images produced in the Spanish American viceroyalties in order to document, communicate, and transport claims about the New World in pictorial The court in Java marveled at, collected, and displayed myriad goods brought through its halls.

Between andbotanical expeditions crisscrossed the vast Spanish empire in an ambitious project to survey the flora of much of the Americas, the Caribbean, and the Philippines.

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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. A Botanical Reconquista more. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. An unprecedented dniela exploration of the intertwined histories of art and science, of the old world and the new From the voyages of Christopher Columbus to those of Alexander von Humboldt and Charles Darwin, the depiction of the natural world played a central role in shaping how people on both sides of the Atlantic understood and imaged the region we now know as Latin America.

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Painting as Exploration more. Visible Empire clearly demonstrates that art history and visual culture studies have much to contribute to larger discussions about politics and knowledge production in the early modern Spanish world. Visible Empire has much to offer.

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European and American naturalists and artists collaborated to manufacture a staggering total of more than 12, botanical illustrations.

This article is a reflection on the Hispanic vleichmar visual archive, that is, the thousands of images produced in the Spanish American viceroyalties in order to document, communicate, and transport claims about the New World in pictorial form. Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, more.

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Learn more at Author Central. Yet these images have remained largely overlooked—until now. 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 bleifhmar administrative purposes.

Making the codex involved linguistic and cultural translations, transforming images into words, oral narrative into written text, Nahuatl into Spanish, and Amerindian history and customs into viceregal and European versions.