Daily Life and Material Culture in Early Modern Europe: A Digital Critical Edition and English Translation of BnF Ms. Fr. 640

Sophie Pitman

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    Abstract

    This essay explores what we can learn about daily life in early modern France through a close reading of BnF Ms. Fr. 640. Reading across instructions, observations, and marginal illustrations, it reveals everyday practices, local proverbs, beliefs, and material culture, contributing to our understanding of the cultural, physical, conceptual, and material environment of early modern Europe.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSecrets of Craft and Nature in Renaissance France
    Subtitle of host publicationA Digital Critical Edition and English Translation of BnF Ms. Fr. 640
    EditorsPamela Smith, Naomi Rosenkranz, Tianna Uchacz, Tillmann Taape, Clément Goodbarge, Sophie Pitman, Jenny Boulboullé, Joel Klein, Donna Bilak, Marc Smith, Terry Catapano
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherColumbia University
    Editiononline
    Publication statusPublished - 2020
    MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material

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