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Extraction with Restraint: Data Practices in Eighteenth-Century Mining

Holding back for future gain: How archives and bureaucracy aided “sustainable” investment strategies in Amsterdam and Saxony.

Sebastian Felten
Universität Wien

Furnishing an Apt Response: Language, Interpretation, and Bureaucratic Knowledge in Early Modern Korea

In Chosŏn Korea, good interpreters required knowledge and skills that went far beyond language learning: their unique practices allowed them to navigate a both rigid and volatile bureaucracy.

Wang Sixiang
University of California, Los Angeles

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