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

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, t...

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Main Author: Baghdiantz McCabe, Ina
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Berg, ©2008.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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