Merchants and Marvels: Commerce, Science and Art in Early Modern Europe

Merchants and Marvels: Commerce, Science and Art in Early Modern Europe

by Pamela Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 041592815X

ISBN-13: 9780415928151

Pub. Date: 10/12/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The beginning of global commerce in the early modern period had an enormous impact on European culture, changing the very way people perceived the world around them. Merchants and Marvels assembles essays by leading scholars of cultural history, art history, and the history of science and technology to show how ideas about the representation of nature, in both art

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The beginning of global commerce in the early modern period had an enormous impact on European culture, changing the very way people perceived the world around them. Merchants and Marvels assembles essays by leading scholars of cultural history, art history, and the history of science and technology to show how ideas about the representation of nature, in both art and science, underwent a profound transformation between the age of the Renaissance and the early 1700s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415928151
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/12/2001
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

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