Vermeer's Hat. The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World

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From the epicentre of Delft in the Netherlands, Brook takes the paintings of Johannes Vermeer and uses details of them as a series of entry points to the widest circles of world trade and cultural exchange in the seventeenth century. An officer's bea ...Continua
joanlinn
Ha scritto il 29/07/15
這本書有內涵、超有水準的。 教你從一張張荷蘭舊畫觀察當代的民風、民生、全球經濟 1.男女關係:男女可以同在屋內自在聊天 2.大帽子:描述這頂貴森森的海狸帽如何支撐著歐洲人探險傳說中的東方中國的經費(其實只到美洲); 講述到探險家一開始接受印地安人的幫助(OS:感恩節的由來), 進一步為了獨攬貿易權, 與聽話部落結盟手法靠新武器佔領了其他部落,也埋下苦難印地安人命運之路 3.牆上大地圖: 代表風靡一時的探險主要地點是北美洲(其實它只是部份探索五大湖區而已, 故地圖有誤) 4.畫風的轉變:代表荷蘭畫...Continua
Alveole Wu
Ha scritto il 05/09/12

A great combination of art and economic history.

ilariainthelibrary
Ha scritto il 06/06/10
The book is really very clever: take a few details from Vermeer's paintings and use them as the starting point for looking at what was going on in the globe in the XVII century, the year when, according to the author, globalization really got going....Continua
TG
Ha scritto il 14/01/10
《維梅爾的帽子》

http://www.tglin.idv.tw/comments_new/history_novel119.htm

An
Ha scritto il 11/11/09
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Perfect!

This book is perfect to understand Dutch and Chinese trade history in early years. I give it highest recommendation to all.


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