By Joan-Pau Rubiés
This e-book is a big contribution to the learn of the stumble upon among Europeans and non-Europeans within the early glossy interval and to a ignored element of the cultural transformation of Europe in the course of the Renaissance. concentrating on eu tourists in India and their research of Hindu society, politics and faith, it additionally deals a close and systematic examine of the diversity of go back and forth narratives describing South India from the 13th to the 17th centuries. moreover, the e-book proposes a unique method of the learn of eu attitudes towards non-Europeans.
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On «Abd al-RazzaÅq and his work see the introduction by E. M. QuatremeÁre to his French edition, `Notice de l'ouvrage persan qui a pour titre: Matla-assadein ou majmaalbahrein', in Notices et extraits des manuscrits de la BiblotheÁque du Roi, vol. XIV, part I (Paris, 1843), pp. 1±13; See also Encyclopaedia of Islam, new edn, vol. I, pp. 90±1 (article by W. Barthold and M. Sha®); E. G. Browne, A literary history of Persia, 4 vols (Cambridge, 1902±4), vol. III, pp. 428±30. For a recent English translation see W.
By H. Hosten, Memoirs of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, vol. III (Calcutta, 1914). There exists an English translation: The commentary . . on his journey to the court of Akbar, translated by J. S. Hoyland and annotated by S. N. Banerjee (Oxford, 1922). During the ®rst century of contacts, the Franciscan and Dominican friars in Portuguese India wrote remarkably little concerning indigenous customs and religion ± in stark contrast with those sent by the Spanish to the New World. 21 We may conclude that there was no clear, coherent image of Indian civilization in sixteenth-century Europe ± not even a simple, easily recognizable stereotype.
He would preach to the poor Indians of the Fishery 14 15 The Chinese were the main focus of this idealization ± the Japanese played a far more ambiguous role. For sixteenth-century European views of China see C. R. ) South China in the sixteenth century, Hakluyt Society, 2nd series (London, 1953) and R. ) EnformacËaÄo das cousas da China. Textos do seÂculo XVI (Lisbon, 1989). See also the recent work by Rui Loureiro, A China na cultura Portuguesa do seÂculo XVI (forthcoming). The Paravas were baptized by Franciscans.
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