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Conquest, Empire, Impact, and Context: The Early Islamic Empire in a Medieval World System
The expansion of the early Islamic Empire has long been associated with the Fall of the West and the End of Antiquity. In fact, in his thesis, Henri Pirenne argued in 1939 that the seventh-century Islamic conquests solidified ...
Ptolemy Comes to America: Cartographic Objectivity and European Imperial Ambition, 1500-1630
This project connects the evolution of European cartography to the developing culture of objectivity in European knowledge-making communities. Just as the proto-scientists of the Renaissance revived the knowledge-making ...