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Double Agents free pdf The early modern system of brokerage as a widespread practice of transmission and dissemination of political, intellectual and cultural ideas and objects has, in recent years, received some scholarly attention. Agents from different professional backgrounds - diplomats, scholars, artists, priests, booksellers and merchants - have, however, been studied mostly from a single, disciplinary perspective. The chapters making up this present volume all focus on individuals and professional groups who, in the course of their careers, became involved in multiple modes of cultural and political transfer. Together they present an international and interdisciplinary examination of early modern brokerage, a phenomenon which was permeating early modern society - and possibly even one of the fundamental organizational principles of that society. Contributors include: Robert Hill, Thomas Kirk, Bianca Chen, Maartje van Gelder, Maurits A. Ebben, Peter Hauge, Susanna Kubersky-Piredda, Salvador Salort Pons, Martin Donike, Badeloch Vera Noldus, and Marika Keblusek.

About Marika Keblusek

Marika Keblusek, Ph.D. (1997) in Book History, Leiden University, is Assistant Professor in Art History at Leiden University. She has published widely on book history and cultural history including Your Humble Servant. Agents in Early Modern Europe (2006). Badeloch Vera Noldus, Ph.D. (2002) in Architectural History, Utrecht University, is heritage consultant in Copenhagen. She has published on cultural exchange and art history, including Trade in Good Taste (2004), Your Humble Servant (2006) and Pieter Isaacsz (2007).

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Author : Marika Keblusek
Publisher : Brill
Data Published : 01 May 2011
ISBN : 9004202692
EAN : 9789004202696
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 18 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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