Orientalism in early modern France : Eurasian trade, exoticism and the Ancien Regime

"Francis I's ties with the Ottoman Empire marked the birth of court-sponsored Orientalism in France. Under Louis XIV, French society was transformed by cross-cultural contacts with the Ottomans, India, Persia, China, Siam and the Americas. The consumption of silk, cotton cloth, spices, coffee,... Full description

Main Author: McCabe, Ina Baghdiantz
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Call Number: DC33 3 MCC 2008
Copy 0000019641 Category : Open Collection SMD : Book
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