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  • Seeing Across Cultures in the Early Modern World

    Seeing Across Cultures in the Early Modern World

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138273986

    What were the possibilities and limits of vision in the early modern world? How did political expansion, cross-cultural trade, scientific exploration and discrete religious practices require new ways of rendering the unknown visible, and of making w…

  • Seeing Across Cultures in the Early Modern World

    Seeing Across Cultures in the Early Modern World

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409411895

    What were the possibilities and limits of vision in the early modern world? How did political expansion, cross-cultural trade, scientific exploration and discrete religious practices require new ways of rendering the unknown visible, and of making w…

  • Glass Exchange between Europe and China, 1550?1800

    Glass Exchange between Europe and China, 1550?1800
    av Emily Byrne Curtis

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754663164

    In this study, Emily Byrne Curtis explores as her subject lenses, spectacles, aventurine glass, and windows found in China from the sixteenth century. She traces their technological development back to the glassworks in Murano, Venice, and explores…

  • Glass Exchange between Europe and China, 1550?1800

    Glass Exchange between Europe and China, 1550?1800
    av Emily Byrne Curtis

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138254084

    In this study, Emily Byrne Curtis explores as her subject lenses, spectacles, aventurine glass, and windows found in China from the sixteenth century. She traces their technological development back to the glassworks in Murano, Venice, and explores…

  • English Colonial Texts on Tangier, 1661-1684

    English Colonial Texts on Tangier, 1661-1684
    av Karim Bejjit

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472457882

    Recent years have seen growing academic interest in England’s colonial venture in Tangier in the late seventeenth century, and the crucial role it played not only in influencing contemporary domestic politics in England, but also in shaping ne…

  • Early Modern Exchanges

    Early Modern Exchanges
    av Helen Hackett

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472425294

    Marcus Gheeraerts’s portrait of a ’Persian lady’ - probably in fact an English lady in masquing costume - exemplifies the hybridity of early modern English culture. Her surrounding landscape and the embroidery on her gown are typic…

  • Authority and Diplomacy from Dante to Shakespeare

    Authority and Diplomacy from Dante to Shakespeare

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409430209

    A detailed examination of the relationship between the discourses and practices of authority and diplomacy in the late medieval and early modern periods, Authority and Diplomacy from Dante to Shakespeare interrogates the persistent duality of the ro…

  • Jews in the Early Modern English Imagination

    Jews in the Early Modern English Imagination
    av Eva Johanna Holmberg

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138111011

    Based on travel writings, religious history and popular literature, Jews in the Early Modern English Imagination explores the encounter between English travellers and the Jews. While literary and religious traditions created an image of Jews as untr…

  • Jews in the Early Modern English Imagination

    Jews in the Early Modern English Imagination
    av Eva Johanna Holmberg

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409411918

    Based on travel writings, religious history and popular literature, Jews in the Early Modern English Imagination explores the encounter between English travellers and the Jews. While literary and religious traditions created an image of Jews as untr…

  • French Encounters with the Ottomans, 1510-1560

    French Encounters with the Ottomans, 1510-1560
    av Pascale Barthe

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472420428

    Focusing on early Renaissance Franco-Ottoman relations, this book fills a gap in studies of Ottoman representations by early modern European powers by addressing the Franco-Ottoman bond. In French Encounters with the Ottomans, Pascale Barthe examine…

  • Literatures of Exile in the English Revolution and its Aftermath, 1640-1690

    Literatures of Exile in the English Revolution and its Aftermath, 1640-1690
    av a foreword by Lisa Jardine

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138379589

    Original and thought-provoking, this collection sheds new light on an important yet understudied feature of seventeenth-century England's political and cultural landscape: exile. Through an essentially literary lens, exile is examined both as physic…

  • Literatures of Exile in the English Revolution and its Aftermath, 1640-1690

    Literatures of Exile in the English Revolution and its Aftermath, 1640-1690
    av a foreword by Lisa Jardine

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409400066

    Original and thought-provoking, this collection sheds new light on an important yet understudied feature of seventeenth-century England's political and cultural landscape: exile. Through an essentially literary lens, exile is examined both as physic…

  • Writing a New France, 1604-1632

    Writing a New France, 1604-1632
    av Brian Brazeau

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754661122

    The focus of this study is the exciting period of French overseas exploration directly following the stagnation caused by the Wars of Religion. The book examines the early period of French involvement in Northeastern America through readings of key…

  • Collaborative Translation and Multi-Version Texts in Early Modern Europe

    Collaborative Translation and Multi-Version Texts in Early Modern Europe
    av Belen Bistue

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138275256

    Focusing on team translation and the production of multilingual editions, and on the difficulties these techniques created for Renaissance translation theory, this book offers a study of textual practices that were widespread in medieval and Renaiss…

  • Collaborative Translation and Multi-Version Texts in Early Modern Europe

    Collaborative Translation and Multi-Version Texts in Early Modern Europe
    av Belen Bistue

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472411587

    Focusing on team translation and the production of multilingual editions, and on the difficulties these techniques created for Renaissance translation theory, this book offers a study of textual practices that were widespread in medieval and Renaiss…

  • The Chinese Impact upon English Renaissance Literature

    The Chinese Impact upon English Renaissance Literature
    av Mingjun Lu

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472461254

    The Chinese Impact upon English Renaissance Literature examines how English writers responded to the cultural shock caused by the first substantial encounter between China and Western Europe. Author Mingjun Lu explores how Donne and Milton came to b…

  • Geographical Knowledge and Imperial Culture in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

    Geographical Knowledge and Imperial Culture in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire
    av Pinar Emiralioglu

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138247543

    Exploring the reasons for a flurry of geographical works in the Ottoman Empire in the sixteenth century, this study analyzes how cartographers, travellers, astrologers, historians and naval captains promoted their vision of the world and the central…

  • Aesthetic Hybridity in Mughal Painting, 1526?1658

    Aesthetic Hybridity in Mughal Painting, 1526?1658
    av Valerie Gonzalez

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138564879

    The first specialized critical-aesthetic study to be published on the concept of hybridity in early Mughal painting, this book investigates the workings of the diverse creative forces that led to the formation of a unique Mughal pictorial language.…

  • Aesthetic Hybridity in Mughal Painting, 1526-1658

    Aesthetic Hybridity in Mughal Painting, 1526-1658
    av Valerie Gonzalez

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409412564

    The first specialized critical-aesthetic study to be published on the concept of hybridity in early Mughal painting, this book investigates the workings of the diverse creative forces that led to the formation of a unique Mughal pictorial language.…

  • The Turk and Islam in the Western Eye, 1450?1750

    The Turk and Islam in the Western Eye, 1450?1750

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754663300

    Unprecedented in its range - extending from Venice to the New World and from the Holy Roman Empire to the Ottoman Empire - this collection probes the place that the Ottoman Turks occupied in the Western imaginaire, and the ways in which this occupat…

  • The Turk and Islam in the Western Eye, 1450?1750

    The Turk and Islam in the Western Eye, 1450?1750

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138248311

    Unprecedented in its range - extending from Venice to the New World and from the Holy Roman Empire to the Ottoman Empire - this collection probes the place that the Ottoman Turks occupied in the Western imaginaire, and the ways in which this occupat…

  • Beyond Spain's Borders

    Beyond Spain's Borders

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138217997

    The prolific theatrical activity that abounded on the stages of early modern Europe demonstrates that drama was a genre that transcended national borders. The transnational character of early modern theater reflects the rich admixture of various dra…

  • Beyond Spain's Borders

    Beyond Spain's Borders

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367140366

    The prolific theatrical activity that abounded on the stages of early modern Europe demonstrates that drama was a genre that transcended national borders. The transnational character of early modern theater reflects the rich admixture of various dra…

  • Early Modern Dutch Prints of Africa

    Early Modern Dutch Prints of Africa
    av Elizabeth A. Sutton

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409439707

    Using Pieter de Marees' Description and Historical Account of the Gold Kingdom of Guinea (1602) as her main source material, author Elizabeth Sutton brings to bear approaches from the disciplines of art history and book history to explore the contex…

  • Early Modern Dutch Prints of Africa

    Early Modern Dutch Prints of Africa
    av Elizabeth A. Sutton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138245952

    Using Pieter de Marees' Description and Historical Account of the Gold Kingdom of Guinea (1602) as her main source material, author Elizabeth Sutton brings to bear approaches from the disciplines of art history and book history to explore the contex…

  • Mediterranean Identities in the Premodern Era

    Mediterranean Identities in the Premodern Era

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138245433

    The first full length volume to approach the premodern Mediterranean from a fully interdisciplinary perspective, this collection defines the Mediterranean as a coherent region with distinct patterns of social, political, and cultural exchange. The e…

  • Mediterranean Identities in the Premodern Era

    Mediterranean Identities in the Premodern Era

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409455998

    The first full length volume to approach the premodern Mediterranean from a fully interdisciplinary perspective, this collection defines the Mediterranean as a coherent region with distinct patterns of social, political, and cultural exchange. The e…

  • Early Modern Catholics, Royalists, and Cosmopolitans

    Early Modern Catholics, Royalists, and Cosmopolitans
    av Brian C. Lockey

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409418719

    Early Modern Catholics, Royalists, and Cosmopolitans considers how the marginalized perspective of 16th-century English Catholic exiles and 17th-century English royalist exiles helped to generate a form of cosmopolitanism that was rooted in contempo…

  • The Culture of Piracy, 1580?1630

    The Culture of Piracy, 1580?1630
    av Claire Jowitt

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138269408

    Listening to what she terms 'unruly pirate voices' in early modern English literature, in this study Claire Jowitt offers an original and compelling analysis of the cultural meanings of 'piracy'. By examining the often marginal figure of the pirate…

  • The Culture of Piracy, 1580?1630

    The Culture of Piracy, 1580?1630
    av Claire Jowitt

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409400448

    Listening to what she terms 'unruly pirate voices' in early modern English literature, in this study Claire Jowitt offers an original and compelling analysis of the cultural meanings of 'piracy'. By examining the often marginal figure of the pirate…

  • Geographical Knowledge and Imperial Culture in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

    Geographical Knowledge and Imperial Culture in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire
    av Pinar Emiralioglu

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472415332

    Exploring the reasons for a flurry of geographical works in the Ottoman Empire in the sixteenth century, this study analyzes how cartographers, travellers, astrologers, historians and naval captains promoted their vision of the world and the central…

  • Western Visions of the Far East in a Transpacific Age, 1522?1657

    Western Visions of the Far East in a Transpacific Age, 1522?1657

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138109049

    Bringing to bear the latest developments across various areas of research and disciplines, this collection provides a broad perspective on how Western Europe made sense of a complex, multi-faceted, and by and large Sino-centered East and Southeast A…

  • Negotiating Transcultural Relations in the Early Modern Mediterranean

    Negotiating Transcultural Relations in the Early Modern Mediterranean
    av Stephen Ortega

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409428589

    Negotiating Transcultural Relations in the Early Modern Mediterranean is a study of transcultural relations between Ottoman Muslims, Christian subjects of the Venetian Republic, and other social groups in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Foc…

  • Material and Symbolic Circulation between Spain and England, 1554?1604

    Material and Symbolic Circulation between Spain and England, 1554?1604

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754662150

    Separated only by a narrow body of water, Spain and England have had a long history of material and cultural interactions; but this intertwined history is rarely perceived by scholars of one country with a view toward the other. Through their analys…

  • Military Ethos and Visual Culture in Post-Conquest Mexico

    Military Ethos and Visual Culture in Post-Conquest Mexico
    av Monica Dominguez Torres

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138251519

    Bringing to bear her extensive knowledge of the cultures of Renaissance Europe and sixteenth-century Mexico, Mónica Domínguez Torres here investigates the significance of military images and symbols in post-Conquest Mexico. She shows how the 'conque…

  • Military Ethos and Visual Culture in Post-Conquest Mexico

    Military Ethos and Visual Culture in Post-Conquest Mexico
    av Monica Dominguez Torres

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754666714

    Bringing to bear her extensive knowledge of the cultures of Renaissance Europe and sixteenth-century Mexico, Mónica Domínguez Torres here investigates the significance of military images and symbols in post-Conquest Mexico. She shows how the 'conque…

  • Early Modern Dynastic Marriages and Cultural Transfer

    Early Modern Dynastic Marriages and Cultural Transfer

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472443212

    Toward the end of the fifteenth century, the Habsburg family began to rely on dynastic marriage to unite an array of territories, eventually creating an empire as had not been seen in Europe since the Romans. Other European rulers followed the Habsb…

  • The African Prester John and the Birth of Ethiopian-European Relations, 1402-1555

    The African Prester John and the Birth of Ethiopian-European Relations, 1402-1555
    av Matteo Salvadore

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472418913

    From the 14th century onward, political and religious motives led Ethiopian travelers to Mediterranean Europe. For two centuries, their ancient Christian heritage and the myth of a fabled eastern king named Prester John allowed the Ethiopians to eng…

  • The Spanish Presence in Sixteenth-Century Italy

    The Spanish Presence in Sixteenth-Century Italy

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472441492

    The sixteenth century was a critical period both for Spain’s formation and for the imperial dominance of her Crown. Spanish monarchs ruled far and wide, spreading agents and culture across Europe and the wider world. Yet in Italy they encounte…

  • The Spanish Presence in Sixteenth-Century Italy

    The Spanish Presence in Sixteenth-Century Italy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138548152

    The sixteenth century was a critical period both for Spain’s formation and for the imperial dominance of her Crown. Spanish monarchs ruled far and wide, spreading agents and culture across Europe and the wider world. Yet in Italy they encounte…

  • Early Modern Encounters with the Islamic East

    Early Modern Encounters with the Islamic East

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138273689

    An exploration of early modern encounters between Christian Europe and the (Islamic) East from the perspective of performance studies and performativity theories, this collection focuses on the ways in which these cultural contacts were acted out on…

  • Early Modern Encounters with the Islamic East

    Early Modern Encounters with the Islamic East

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409438502

    An exploration of early modern encounters between Christian Europe and the (Islamic) East from the perspective of performance studies and performativity theories, this collection focuses on the ways in which these cultural contacts were acted out on…

  • Western Visions of the Far East in a Transpacific Age, 1522-1657

    Western Visions of the Far East in a Transpacific Age, 1522-1657

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409408505

    Bringing to bear the latest developments across various areas of research and disciplines, this collection provides a broad perspective on how Western Europe made sense of a complex, multi-faceted, and by and large Sino-centered East and Southeast A…

  • Early Encounters between East Asia and Europe

    Early Encounters between East Asia and Europe

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472481672

    While inquiries into early encounters between East Asia and the West have traditionally focused on successful interactions, this collection inquires into the many forms of failure, experienced on all sides, in the period before 1850. Countering a te…

  • Commedia dell' Arte and the Mediterranean

    Commedia dell' Arte and the Mediterranean
    av Erith Jaffe-Berg

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472418142

    Drawing on published collections and also manuscripts from Mantuan archives, Commedia dell' arte and the Mediterranean locates commedia dell' arte as a performance form reflective of its cultural crucible in the Mediterranean. The study provides a b…