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1616: The World in Motion

Thomas Christensen
Format
Book
Published
Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West, [2012]
Language
English
Variant Title
Sixteen sixteen
Sixteen hundred and sixteen
World in motion
ISBN
9781582437743, 1582437742
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.
Description
384 pages ; illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 26 cm
Notes
  • "Selected reading": pages 369-378.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
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