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Author Snyder, Jon R., 1954-

Title Dissimulation and the culture of secrecy in early modern Europe / Jon R. Snyder
Published Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 280 pages) : illustrations
Summary Jon R. Synder surveys the early modern practice of dissimulation amongst scientific & philosophic authors, such as René Descartes, who could not risk allowing their neighbours to know their inner minds for fear of persecution
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Interpersonal communication -- Europe -- History.
Interpersonal communication -- Italy -- History.
Secrecy -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History.
Secrecy -- Social aspects -- Italy -- History.
Truthfulness and falsehood -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History.
Truthfulness and falsehood -- Social aspects -- Italy -- History.
Europe -- Social life and customs.
Italy -- Social life and customs -- Sources.
Italy -- Social life and customs -- 16th century.
Italy -- Social life and customs -- 17th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520944445
9780520944442 (ebook)