Asian Travel in the Renaissance looks at travel in Asia for the purposes of trade, colonialism and religious conversion by a diverse array of Portuguese, Dutch, Spanish, Italian and English protagonists in the Renaissance era. * Examines European travel in Asia from a variety of perspectives.* Presents new research by international scholars.* Establishes the importance of Asia as a place of aspiration in the early modern period.
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(229mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Author Biography - Dr. Daniel Carey
Daniel Carey is Lecturer at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He has edited a 'Les voyages de Gulliver: Mondes lointains ou modes proches' (2002) and is Editor of the journal Eighteenth-Century Ireland.