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Asian Travel in the Renaissance

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Notes on Contributors. Preface: Anthony Reid. 1. Introduction: Daniel Carey. 2. Alessandro Valignano: Man, Missionary and Writer: M. Antoni J. Ucerler, Sj. 3. The Transmission of Renaissance Culture in Seventeenth-Century China: Nicolas Standaert. 4. The Widening of the World and the Realm of History: Early European Approaches to the Beginnings of Siamese History, c.1500-1700: Sven Trakulhun. 5. The Spanish Contribution to the Ethnology of Asia in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: Joan-Pau Rubies. 6. A Truthful Pen and an Impartial Spirit": Bartolome Leonardo de Argensola and the Conquista de las Islas Malucas: John Villiers. 7. "Wherever profit leads us, to every sea and shore...": The VOC, the WIC, and Dutch Methods of Globalization in the Seventeenth Century: Claudia Schnurmann. 8. Riches, Power, Trade and Religion: The Far East and the English Imagination, 1600-1720: Robert Markley. 9. The Political Economy of Poison: The Kingdom of Makassar and the Early Royal Society: Daniel Carey. Obituary - C.R. Boxer (1904-2000). Index.

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Daniel Carey is Lecturer at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He has edited a 'Les voyages de Gulliver: Mondes lointains ou modes proches' (2002) and is Editor of the journal Eighteenth-Century Ireland.


"This book presents eight varied essays, each an interesting example of quality scholarly writing." - Renaissance Quarterly "The range of primary texts examined and the depth of secondary references make the book a valuable resource for ... interdisciplinary work on Europe and Asia." -Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies "Asian Travel in the Renaissance provides some engaging studies of early modern European writing about Southeast Asia." -Studies in Travel Writing

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