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Archeologia zatroskania. Staropolskie kalendarze w działaniu
Archaeology of worrying. Old Polish almanacs in action

Author(s): Ada Arendt
Subject(s): Cultural history, Studies of Literature, 15th Century, 16th Century, 17th Century, 18th Century, Theory of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: old Polish culture; history of reading; astrological almanacs; microhistory; cultural history; time; literacy
Summary/Abstract: An analysis of Old Polish astrological almanacs that combines various scholarly traditions, such as elements of microhistory, anthropology of print and literacy, or the sociological theory of time. The author focuses on an anthropological understanding of the cultural practice and its implications for the functioning of memory, rationality and self-reflection, as well as the perception of time.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-3925-4
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-3917-9
  • Page Count: 346
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: Polish