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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 ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press. C 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : 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  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Versailles Meets the Taj Mahal : François Bernier, Marguerite de la Sablière, and Enlightening Conversations in Seventeenth-Century France / Faith E. Beasley
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2019
(ABES)233861424
Named Person: François Bernier; Marguerite de La Sablière, marquise de).
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Faith Evelyn Beasley
ISBN: 9781487502843 1487502842
OCLC Number: 1102361583
Description: 1 vol. (xiii-349 p.-[16] p. de pl. : ill. en noir et en coul., couv. ill. en coul. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Reconstructing the Past1. Communities and Conversation2. Salons, Seraglios, and Social Networking3. 'Think Different:' Fables, Philosophy, and Diversity4. 'La Guerre des Etoffes:' A Taste for India
Responsibility: Faith E. Beasley.

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"This book skillfully raises tensions between the nature of absolutism and foreign influence." -- Susan Mokhberi, Rutgers University at Camden * H-France Review, vol 19 no. 168, August '19 *

 
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