ISBN-10:
0226847004
ISBN-13:
9780226847009
Pub. Date:
09/28/2002
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Civil and Corrupt Asia: Image and Text in the Itinerario and the Icones of Jan Huygen Van Linschoten

Civil and Corrupt Asia: Image and Text in the Itinerario and the Icones of Jan Huygen Van Linschoten

by Ernst van den Boogaart, E. Van Den Boogaart

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ISBN-13: 9780226847009
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 09/28/2002
Edition description: 1
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 10.25(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Ernst van den Boogaart studied history at Brandeis University and the University of Amsterdam. He writes mainly about the Dutch expansion in the Atlantic and has curated exhibitions on the Dutch in Brazil and on the Dutch discovery of Australia.

Table of Contents


Foreword
Introduction
The credibility of the curious traveller
The Icones 'drawn from life'?
The Icones as a depiction of the hierarchy of civility in Asia
The Icones as a series of instructive and edifying images
Some characteristics of this instructive and edifying series
Did Karel van Mander devise the Icones?
Notes
Bibliography
Icones Habitus Gestusque Indorum ac Lusitanorum
The plates with a translation of the Latin texts
Index

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