Asian Travel in the Renaissance

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Daniel Carey
Wiley, Jul 2, 2004 - History - 248 pages
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Asian Travel in the Renaissance looks at travel in Asia for the purposes of trade, colonialism and religious conversion by a diverse array of Portuguese, Dutch, Spanish, Italian and English protagonists in the Renaissance era.
  • Examines European travel in Asia from a variety of perspectives.
  • Presents new research by international scholars.
  • Establishes the importance of Asia as a place of aspiration in the early modern period.

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Daniel Carey is Lecturer at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He has edited a ‘Les voyages de Gulliver: Mondes lointains ou modes proches’ (2002) and is Editor of the journal Eighteenth-Century Ireland.

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