Showcase Page

Have you looked at the Showcase page of this blog? If not, a quick visit might yield some interesting reading, including freely available articles from the Bulletin of the German Historical Institute (Washington, DC): Pamela H. Smith, "Why Write a Book? From Lived Experience to the Written Word in Early Modern Europe" (Fall 2010) Ricky … Continue reading Showcase Page

Welcome to ‘History of Knowledge’

Knowledge does not simply exist, awaiting discovery and use. Knowledge is produced, adapted, forgotten, rejected, superseded, expanded, reconfigured, and more—always by human beings (at least in this more-or-less pre-AI age), alone or in communities, always in culturally, socially, economically, and institutionally specific contexts. Knowledge is central to most purposeful human practices, whether at work, in … Continue reading Welcome to ‘History of Knowledge’