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Renaissance Ethnography and the Invention of the Human: New Worlds, Maps and Monsters

Renaissance Ethnography and the Invention of the Human: New Wolds, Maps and Monsters has been published in June 2016 by Surekha Davies who is a cultural historian and historian of science at Western Connecticut State University. 

Details, a book abstract and advance reviews may be consulted on the CUP website: http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/history/european-history-a...


Hakluyt Society Research Funding 2016 available

The following grants are available but time is short if you are interested from a mapping perspective.

The Hakluyt Society announces two new research funding initiatives. Deadline for applications: 15 February 2016.

In furtherance of the objectives of the Hakluyt Society - to promote the study of historical exploration, travel, and worldwide cultural encounter - the Society has established two schemes of research funding open to anyone whose research interests meet with and promote the Society’s stated objectives.

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