Vermeer's Hat

Vermeer's Hat

The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World

Book - 2008
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Discusses how the moments captured in the paintings of Johannes Vermeer portray the increasing globalization of the seventeenth century, identifying significant objects and explaining how they document economical, industrial, and societal changes around the world.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, c2008
ISBN: 9781596914445
Branch Call Number: 909.6 VER BRO
Characteristics: 272 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 25 cm


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Aug 19, 2011

If you're interested in geography and the history of how western economies were shaped by global trade, this is a fascinating book.

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