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Bones, Breadth, and Breast: Translating Experience in Qing Natural History

Thursday, 04 April, 2013

A Talk by Carla Nappi, Canada Research Chair and Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Dr. Nappi specializes in the history of China, science‭, ‬and translation in early modernity. ‬Her recent book‭, ‬The Monkey and the Inkpot‭: ‬NAPMONNatural History and its Transformations in Early Modern China (Harvard University Press, 2009), ‬is a study of belief-making in early modern‭ ‬Chinese natural history through the lens of the Bencao gangmu‭ (‬1596‭), ‬a compendium of materia medica‭. ‬





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