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Diplomacy and Early Modern Culture (Early Modern Literature in History)

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Offering a fresh approach to the study of the figure of the diplomat in the early modern period, this collection of diverse readings of archival texts, objects and contexts contributes a new analysis of the spaces, activities and practices of the Renaissance embassy.
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published January 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published January 1st 2010)
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The most infuriating sentence in this book is "a grand comparative narrative of European Black Chambers still needs to be written." How can this be? Get on it, early modern historians. That aside, I particularly enjoyed the chapters on cartographic espionage, lady spies, dudes who can't shut up, and more lady spies. Quelle surprise. This is a suuuuper nerdy academic text but a good read with good references if you care about this particularly nerdy thing.
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