Re-Orienting the Renaissance: Cultural Exchanges with the East
This book tells the story of how a nineteenth-century concept, the Renaissance, has encouraged us to forget many of the artistic, social, religious, and cultural links between East and West characteristic of previous centuries. In chapters ranging from Ottoman history to sodomy, from portraits of St. George to Arabic philosophy, from cannibalism to diplomacy, celebrated wr...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published December 2nd 2005 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published October 11th 2005)
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