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The New World in Early Modern Italy, 1492-1750

- Encounters with the Americas in the 16th - 18th Century

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  1. Beskrivelse

    This volume considers Italy's history and examines how Italians became fascinated with the New World in the early modern period. 42 b/w illus. 10 colour illus.

  2. Yderligere info
    Udgivelsesdato:
    16-11-2017
    Sprog:
    Engelsk
    ISBN13:
    9781107122871
    Sidetal:
    350
    Vægt:
    950 g
    Dybde:
    22 mm
    Bredde:
    177 mm
    Højde:
    253 mm
    Mærkat:
    Bog, hardback
    Format:
    Hardback
    • Bibliotekernes beskrivelse

      Italians became fascinated by the New World in the early modern period. While Atlantic World scholarship has traditionally tended to focus on the acts of conquest and the politics of colonialism, these essays consider the reception of ideas, images and goods from the Americas in the non-colonial states of Italy. Italians began to venerate images of the Peruvian Virgin of Copacabana, plant tomatoes, potatoes, and maize, and publish costume books showcasing the clothing of the kings and queens of Florida, revealing the powerful hold that the Americas had on the Italian imagination. By considering a variety of cases illuminating the presence of the Americas in Italy, this volume demonstrates how early modern Italian culture developed as much from multicultural contact - with Mexico, Peru, Brazil, and the Caribbean - as it did from the rediscovery of classical antiquity.

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