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The Early Swedish Experience (1837–8): ‘jours de paix, d’étude, d’amour’1

Wendy S. Mercer

in The Life and Travels of Xavier Marmier (1808-1892): Bringing World Literature to France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263884
eISBN:
9780191734830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263884.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Marmier's residence in Denmark from May to December 1837 was broken by a two-month visit to Sweden and Norway in June and July. In the course of this preliminary short stay, he made fleeting visits ... More


Torsten N. Wiesel

David H. Hubel

in Brain and Visual Perception: The Story of a 25-year Collaboration

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195176186
eISBN:
9780199847013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176186.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Torsten Wiesel was born in 1924 in Uppsala, Sweden, the youngest of five children. In 1947, he began his scientific career in Carl Gustaf Bernhard's laboratory at the Karolinska Institute, where he ... More


Subtle Changes

Maria Ågren

in Domestic Secrets: Women and Property in Sweden, 1600-1857

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833209
eISBN:
9781469604589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898451_agren.6
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on Johan Skytte, reputed to be the most erudite of all Swedish men of his time. He had traveled widely in Europe and attended the University of Marburg. Upon his return to Sweden ... More


Uppsala

in Abysmal: A Critique of Cartographic Reason

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226629308
eISBN:
9780226629322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226629322.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book, a self-made map of the world, was unveiled in the first week of the ninth month of the third millennium. It took years to complete and in every respect it was the joint work of the author ... More


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