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Global interests : Renaissance art between East and West

Author: Lisa Jardine; Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 2000. ©2000
Series: Picturing history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Lisa Jardine and Jerry Brotton raise questions about the formation of cultural identity in Western Europe. Through an analysis of the circulation of art and luxury objects, the authors challenge the view that Renaissance culture defined itself in large part against an exotic, dangerous, always marginal East. Featuring more than seventy illustrations, including many in color and some published for the first time,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Jardine; Jerry Brotton
ISBN: 080143808X 9780801438080
OCLC Number: 43555264
Notes: Originally published in London Great Britain by Reaktion Books, 2000--Title page verso.
Description: 223 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Exchanging identity: breaching the boundaries of Renaissance Europe --
Telling tapestries: fabricating narratives of conquest --
Managing the infidel: equestrian art on its mettle.
Series Title: Picturing history.
Responsibility: Lisa Jardine and Jerry Brotton.

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In this groundbreaking, highly provocative examination of the Renaissance, Jerry Brotton and Lisa Jardine raise questions about the formation of cultural identity in Western Europe. Through an  Read more...

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