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Arab Culture and Ottoman Magnificence in Antwerp's Golden Age 9780197144015

Arab Culture and Ottoman Magnificence in Antwerp's Golden Age

ISBN-10: 0197144012
ISBN-13: 9780197144015
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PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
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Product Description: 'Alastair Hamilton, Professor of the History of Ideas at the University of Leiden, has steeped himself in the Latin literature of Orientalism that was produced in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and his studies of early modern Orientalism, including this one, deserve to be taken very seriously indeed. Arab Culture and Ottoman Magnificence in Antwerp's Golden Age is a beautifully produced and richly illustrated book.' -Robert Irwin, Times Literary SupplementThe theme of this richly-illustrated book is the impact and image of the Maghrib and of the Levant on European learning and culture during the Renaissance and the Golden Age, with special reference to Antwerp's pivotal position as a great trading and printing city. Publication of the English language edition is timed to coincide with an exhibition of rare books and manuscripts at the Plantin-Moretus Museum of Printing History, taking place in Antwerp 30 November 2001 - 3 March 2002. It includes an extended introduction by Alastair Hamilton accompanied by notes, catalogue list, bibliography, and index.

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CATEGORY: Social Science
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