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Versailles Meets the Taj Mahal : François Bernier, Marguerite de La Sablière, and enlightening conversations in seventeenth-century France

Author: Faith Evelyn Beasley
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenging the prevailing images of India derived from nineteenth-century "orientalism", Versailles Meets the Taj Mahal identifies and explores the traces that exposure to India left on the cultural artifacts and mindset of France's "Great Century."
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version: Beasley, Faith Evelyn.
Versailles Meets the Taj Mahal.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2018
(OCoLC)1027787120
Named Person: François Bernier; Marguerite de La Sablière; François Bernier
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Faith Evelyn Beasley
ISBN: 9781487516123 1487516126 1487502842 9781487502843 9781487516130 1487516134
OCLC Number: 1027787120
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Note on Translations --
Introduction --
1. Worldly Encounters: Communities and Conversation --
2. Salons, Seraglios, and Social Networking --
3. Penser autrement: Fables, Philosophy, and Diversity --
4. Indian Taste, A Taste for India --
Afterword --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index
Responsibility: Faith E. Beasley.
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