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1616 : the world in motion / Thomas Christensen.

Author/Creator:
Christensen, Thomas, 1948-
Publication:
Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
384 p. ; ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
Subjects:
History, Modern -- 17th century.
Civilization, Modern -- History -- 17th century.
World politics -- Economic aspects -- 17th century.
Women authors -- Influence -- 17th century.
Women -- Influence -- 17th century.
Globalization -- History -- 17th century.
Discoveries in science -- 17th century.
Summary:
Thomas Christensen illuminates the extravagant age of the early 17th century by focusing on a single riotous year. Woven with color images and artwork from the period, "1616" tells the surprising tales of the men and women who set the world on its tumultuous course toward modernity.
Contents:
The Golden Age restored
Silk and silver : a global economy
Shakespeare's sisters : emerging roles for women
Creative imitation : tradition and innovation in the visual arts
Witch hunters and truth seekers : science, signs, and secret knowledge
World in motion : E pur si muove
Christmas, his masque.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Schaffer fund bookplate.
ISBN:
9781582437743
1582437742
OCLC:
773290131
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