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Harbsmeier, Michael 1951-

Overview
Works: 51 works in 94 publications in 5 languages and 892 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Sources  Conference papers and proceedings  Diaries 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Author, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: F2511, 918.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Harbsmeier
Hans Staden's true history : an account of cannibal captivity in Brazil by Hans Staden( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1550 the German adventurer Hans Staden was serving as a gunner in a Portuguese fort on the Brazilian coast. While out hunting, he was captured by the Tupinambá, an indigenous people who had a reputation for engaging in ritual cannibalism and who, as allies of the French, were hostile to the Portuguese. Staden's True History , first published in Germany in 1557, tells the story of his nine months among the Tupi Indians. It is a dramatic first-person account of his capture, captivity, and eventual escape. Staden's narrative is a foundational text in the history and European "dis
Wilde Völkerkunde : andere Welten in deutschen Reiseberichten der Frühen Neuzeit by Michael Harbsmeier( Book )

8 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Humanities between art and science : intellectual developments, 1880-1914 by Michael Harbsmeier( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists and scholars in the field : studies in the history of fieldwork and expeditions( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries the practice of undertaking fieldwork and expeditions has been adopted as an essential part of research by scientists and scholars from diverse disciplines. As a method of collecting on-site data through observation, the practice is shared by disciplines ranging from biology and botany, through geology, geography, and archaeology to anthropology, linguistics, and folklore studies. Presenting 17 essays by 17 scholars from almost as many disciplines of knowledge, this volume contains a rich tapestry of stories from - and about - 'the field', from early modern times until the present day. Taking us around the globe, from Europe to Asia, from the Arctic to Africa and America, this book investigates the entanglement of scientific, political, social, cultural, and personal interests and agendas that have shaped, and still shape, our effort to explore, explain, and exploit the world
Stimmen aus dem äussersten Norden : wie die Grönländer Europa für sich entdeckten( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in German and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Europas opdagelse : historien om en idé( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in Danish and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early scientific expeditions and local encounters : new perspectives on Carsten Niebuhr and "The Arabian Journey" : proceedings of a symposium on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of the Royal Danish expedition to Arabia Felix by World views and local encounters in early scientific expeditions 1750-1850 (Symposium)( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and Danish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publisher writes: Rise to publish this book's 250-year anniversary of the Royal Danish expedition to Arabia in the years 1761 to 1767. The work consists of a preamble and 14 articles, written by various experts. They examine each new aspects of the Danish expedition methods and results. From the 1700s onwards did Europeans terrestrial scientific travel, and that meant more and longer meetings between locals and visitors researchers. A number of these meetings are discussed in the book. Other articles examine the scientific questions that expeditions and travelers were sent out to solve, and describes how the travelers brought their observations back to Europe and got them communicated to other researchers and the interested public. Participants in the Danish expedition to Arabia, especially Niebuhr and naturalist Forsskål, was characterized by respect for the locals, they met on their journey. It was no ordinary position at that time. Their methods of exploration of local knowledge marked something new in the study of foreign cultures and their interaction with nature
Hviids Europa : udtog af en Dagbog holden i Aarene 1777-1780 paa en Reise igennem Tyskland, Italien, Frankrige og Holland by Andreas Christian Hviid( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in Danish and Magahi and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture & history( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hviids Evropa : Udtog af en dagbog holden i aarene 1777-1780 paa en reise igennem Tyskland, Italien, Frankrige og Holland by Andreas Christian Hviid( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in Danish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En øjenvidneskildring af oplysningstidens Europa, som den unge teolog Andreas Christian Hviid oplevede det på en dannelsesrejse fra juli 1777 til februar 1780
Carsten Niebuhrs rejsebeskrivelse fra Arabien og andre omkringliggende lande by Carsten Niebuhr( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in Danish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towards a prehistory of ethnography : early modern German travel writing as traditions of knowledge by Michael Harbsmeier( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fremde Blicke : Außenansichten Europas im 17. Jahrhundert by Michael Harbsmeier( )

1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carsten Niebuhrs Rejsebeskrivelse fra Arabien og andre omkringliggende lande by Carsten Niebuhr( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in Danish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Europe as ethnographic object : how Japan discovered the West by Michael Harbsmeier( )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The introduction of the printing press in the Middle East( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On travel accounts and cosmological strategies : some models in comparative xenology by Michael Harbsmeier( )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Übersetzung antiker Literatur : Funktionen und Konzeptionen im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert by Michael Harbsmeier( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das geht auf keine Kuhhaut! by Michael Harbsmeier( )

1 edition published in 2001 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carsten Niebuhrs rejsebeskrivelse fra Arabien og andre omkringliggende lande by Carsten Niebuhr( Book )

in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hans Staden's true history : an account of cannibal captivity in Brazil
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Übersetzung antiker Literatur : Funktionen und Konzeptionen im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert
Languages
English (27)

German (15)

Danish (14)

Magahi (1)

Spanish (1)