Diplomacy And Early Modern Culture by R. AdamsDiplomacy And Early Modern Culture by R. Adams

Diplomacy And Early Modern Culture

byR. AdamsEditorR. Cox

Hardcover | December 8, 2010

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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.
NADINE AKKERMAN Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands STEPHEN ALFORD Lecturer in Tudor History, University of Cambridge, UK PETER BARBER Head of Map Collections, British Library, UK HANNAH J. CRAWFORTH PhD candidate at Princeton University, USA JAMES DAYBELL Reader in Early Modern History at the Un...
Title:Diplomacy And Early Modern CultureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.7 inPublished:December 8, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230239765

ISBN - 13:9780230239760


Table of Contents

Foreword; L.Jardine Introduction; R.Adams & R.Cox 'Procure as many as you can and send them over': Cartographic Espionage and Cartographic Gifts in International Relations 1460-1760; P.Barber Scholars, Servants, Spies: William Weldon and William Swerder in England and Abroad; J.Powell Some Elizabethan Spies in the Office of Sir Francis Walsingham; S.Alford A Most Secret Service: William Herle and the Circulation of Intelligence; R.Adams Sidney, Gentili, and the Poetics of Embassy; J.Craigwood Gender, Politics and Diplomacy: Women, News and Intelligence Networks in Elizabethan England; J.Daybell Francis Bacon's Bi-literal Cipher and the Materiality of Early Modern Diplomatic Writing; A.Stewart Court Hieroglyphics: The Idea of the Cipher in Ben Jonson's Masques; H.J.Crawforth The Ambassador's Household: Sir Henry Wotton, Domesticity, and Diplomatic Writing; M.Netzloff The Postmistress, The Diplomat, and a Black Chamber?: Alexandrine of Taxis, Sir Balthazar Gerbier and the Power of Postal Control; N.Akkerman Index

Editorial Reviews

"These subjects are impressively diverse...It is exciting that the history of diplomacy is being revisited in such new and

inventive ways." - Renaissance Quarterly