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Florian Krobb and Dorit Müller

The Emergence of Scientific Travel Since the early modern era, travel and knowledge have existed in a reciprocally enhancing relationship, as the field of Travel Writing Studies has shown. 1 When there was no other well-defined pragmatic aim

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New Mobilities, Spaces, and Ideas to Market

European Travel Writers and the Making of a Genre—Comment

Steven D. Spalding

distinct mode of knowledge generation. This framework offers a large net, drawing in literal understandings of knowledge in its interface with mobility—think the scientific travel writing from Europe’s seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, with its

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At the Root of Learned Travel

New Science, the ‘Other’ and Imperialism in the Early Philosophical Transactions

Manuela D’Amore

) became one of the tracts that paved the way for the more scientific travel writings in late Stuart years. The underlying idea was that the perfect traveller had ‘bin first an Vniversity Man’, and that he understood ‘the use of the Map and Globe, to find