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The Zhao Yu Tu (“map of the area of the mausoleum”), excavated in the late 1970s in Pingshan County, south-central Hebei Province. Hebei Provincial Museum at Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, China.

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2019

A Study of Commercial General Maps in the Late Qing Dynasty: The Case of Two Maps in the MPIWG Collection MPIWG Room 265

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The Book of Felicity: Time and Fortune at the Ottoman Court MPIWG Room 265

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The Use of the Song Notebooks (biji 筆記) in the Local Gazetteers MPIWG Room 265

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Mind the Gap: Acoustical Answers to Cosmological Concerns in First Century B.C.E MPIWG Room 265

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The Virtues of Imperfection: Caribbean Patent Systems in the 19th Century MPIWG Room 265

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The Global History of the Swing MPIWG Room 265

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Epistemology of the Zoological Closet: Curating (Dis)Order MPIWG Room 265

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Touched Nature: Building in, with, and against the Environment in Norway after 1960 MPIWG Room 265

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2020

The Use of al-Idrisi's (d. c. 1165) Geographical Oeuvre in the Extant Products of the Mapmaking Workshops of the Sharafi Family in Sfax and Qayrawan during the 16th Century

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The Construction of a “Chinese Ancient Climatology” in the Practice of Phenology

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A Green-Colored Leaf Called Tabaġa: Early Ottoman Inquiries into an American Plant

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Reinventing Disaster in Yuan China

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Mathematics in Narratives of Geodetic Expeditions

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One of Geometry’s Nicest Applications: Digging the Georg-Tiefer Stollen (1771–1799)

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What One Should Know about a Locality: Analyzing Knowledge Categories from the Chinese Local Gazetteers

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Gendered Physiology: The Sea Women and Physiological Research across the Pacific

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Modern Architecture and the Notion of “Artificial Climate”

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