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Author Dew, Nicholas.

Title Orientalism in Louis XIV's France / Nicholas Dew
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 301 pages)
Summary This title presents a history of Oriental studies in 17th century France, revealing the prominence within the intellectual culture of the period that was given to studies of Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Chinese texts, as well as writings on Mughal India
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Herbelot, Barthélemy d', 1625-1695.
Thévenot, Melchisédec, 1620-1692.
Bernier, François, 1620-1688.
Orientalism -- France -- History -- 17th century.
France -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191715716 ebook