Making archives in early modern Europe : proof, information and political record-keeping, 1400-1700 / Randolph C. Head.

European states were overwhelmed with information around 1500. Their agents sought to organize their overflowing archives to provide trustworthy evidence and comprehensive knowledge that was useful in the everyday exercise of power. This detailed comparative study explores cases from Lisbon to Vienn...

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Main Author: Head, Randolph C. (Author)
Published: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Physical Description:xvii, 348 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Format: Book

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Call Number: CD1001 .H33 2019
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