Republic Of Letters

The Social Network Of Early Intellectuals

by Stephen Von Worley on November 18, 2010

Mapping The Republic Of Letters

Despite the lack of Twitter and Facebook, Renaissance thinkers had a remarkably wide network of like-minded pen pals – as visualized by Stanford University’s Mapping The Republic Of Letters project. Launch their slick interactive tool and view the flow of communications between hundreds of notable early modern scholars.

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