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Hugo Schuchardt and his Network of Knowledge

Johannes Mücke & Silvio Moreira de Sousa [1] Hugo Schuchardt Archiv, University of Graz “Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth.” Frank Zappa (1979) Information: The goal of the project “Network of Knowledge” (runtime 2012-2015,

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Examining material aspects of manuscripts. Part II: Bindings and provenance

Anna Pytlowany University of Amsterdam This is Part II of a series. Part I is here. At first glance, the history of Dutch East India Company (VOC) linguistics is simply a history of texts. Published or not, edited, translated, or

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‘You don’t see what you don’t know’: examining material aspects of manuscripts (Part I)

Anna Pytlowany University of Amsterdam Part one: Paper, ink, watermarks My interest in manuscripts as material objects was sparked when I started my PhD research into the history of Dutch descriptive linguistics. Ultimately, I want to create a virtual digital

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