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The eagle and the dragon [electronic resource] : European expansion and globalization in the sixteenth century / Serge Gruzinski ; translated by Jean Birrell.

Author/Creator:
Gruzinski, Serge author.
Publication:
Malden, Massachusetts : Polity Press, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (304 pages)
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Standardized Title:
Aigle et le dragon. English
Subjects:
History, Modern -- 16th century.
Civilization -- History -- 16th century.
Discoveries in geography -- History -- 16th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Introduction
Two tranquil worlds
Openness to the world
Because the world is round
A leap into the unknown?
Books and letters from the other end of the world
Embassy or conquest?
The clash of civilizations
Naming the other
A story of cannon
Opacity or transparency?
The greatest cities in the world
The hour of the crime
The place of the whites
To everyone their own post-war
The secrets of the south sea
China on the horizon
When china awakes
Conclusion - towards a global history of the renaissance.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Birrell, Jean, translator.
Other format:
Print version: Gruzinski, Serge. Eagle and the dragon : European expansion and globalization in the sixteenth century.
ISBN:
9780745667119 (hardcover)
9780745667126 (papercover)
9780745681320 (e-book)
OCLC:
899158570
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.