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The German discovery of the world : Renaissance encounters with the strange and marvelous / Christine R. Johnson.

Author/Creator:
Johnson, Christine R., 1971-
Publication:
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 304 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Studies in early modern German history
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Subjects:
Germany -- Intellectual life.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Public opinion.
Public opinion -- Germany.
Contents:
There and back again: the travelers' tales
Plotting the discoveries: the cosmographies
Accounting for the discoveries: the commercial correspondence
Too rich for German blood? The spice trade as an economic, moral, and medical threat
The sorrows of young Welser: the commercial misfortunes.
Notes:
Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Johns Hopkins University.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-292) and index.
ISBN:
9780813927121 (alk. paper)
0813927129 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
173659670