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Civil and corrupt Asia

E. van den Boogaart

Civil and corrupt Asia

images and text in the Itinerario and the Icones of Jan Huygen van Linschoten

by E. van den Boogaart

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linschoten, Jan Huygen van, -- 1563-1611.,
  • Linschoten, Jan Huygen van, -- 1563-1611 -- Travel -- East Asia.,
  • East Asia -- Description and travel.,
  • East Asia -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 47-50) and index.

    StatementErnst van den Boogaart.
    GenrePictorial works.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS411.1 .B6613 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123 p. :
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18683908M
    ISBN 100226847004
    LC Control Number2002020401


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Civil and Corrupt Asia reproduces these engravings and their extensive captions in English, together with an analysis of them by historian Ernst van den Boogaart. He unravels the hidden meaning of the prints, explaining what the posture and dress of depicted individuals, and the details of larger scenes, were intended to convey to the Format: Hardcover, Abridged.

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