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Author Jacobsen, Helen, 1962-

Title Luxury and power : the material world of the Stuart diplomat, 1660-1714 / Helen Jacobsen
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource
Series Oxford historical monographs
Oxford historical monographs.
Summary A study of the material world of English ambassadors at the end of the 17th century, illustrating the way in which architecture and the arts played an important role in diplomatic life. 'Luxury and Power' is an important contribution to the cultural history of Baroque England
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also issued in print format
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on Jan. 20, 2012)
Subject Diplomats -- England -- Social life and customs -- 17th century.
Arts and diplomacy -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Luxuries -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191731976 ebook