The New World in Early Modern Italy, 1492–1750

November 16, 2017|
The New World in Early Modern Italy, 1492–1750 by Elizabeth Horodowich
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Italians became fascinated by the New World in the early modern period. While Atlantic World scholarship has traditionally tended to focus on the acts of conquest and the politics of colonialism, these essays consider the reception of ideas, images and goods from the Americas in the non-colonial states of Italy. Italians began to venerate images of the Peruvian Virgin of Copacabana, plant tomatoes, potatoes, and maize, and publish costume books showcasing the clothing of the kings and queens of Florida, revealing the powerful hold that the Americas had on the Italian imagination. By considering a variety of cases illuminating the presence of the Americas in Italy, this volume demonstrates how early modern Italian culture developed as much from multicultural contact - with Mexico, Peru, Brazil, and the Caribbean - as it did from the rediscovery of classical antiquity.
Title:The New World in Early Modern Italy, 1492–1750
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:360 pages, 1 X 1 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:360 pages, 1 X 1 X 1 in
Published:November 16, 2017
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781107122871

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