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Review (scholarly)
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1. Background

In the early modern period, the production and management of knowledge developed into the republic of letters 0f the 17th and 18th centuries, which was increasingly and systematically engaged in publication, and then into the subject specialties of modern scholarship. A central vehicle of universally available knowledge, organized in detail and constantly augmented, was the reviewing system. Like other regional social communities, early modern scholarship (Erudition) was organized to employ a sy…

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Gierl, Martin, “Review (scholarly)”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 24 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_026696>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20210601



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