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Temptation in the Archives is a collection of essays by Lisa Jardine, that takes readers on a journey through the Dutch Golden Age. Through the study of such key figures as Sir Constantjin Huygens, a Dutch polymath and diplomat, we begin to see the Anglo-Dutch cultural connections that formed during this period against the backdrop of unfolding political events in England. Temptation in the Archives paints a picture of a unique relationship between the Netherlands and England in the 17th century forged through a shared experience – and reveals the lessons we can learn from it today.

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Temptation in the Archives is a collection of essays by Lisa Jardine, that takes readers on a journey through the Dutch Golden Age. Through the study of such key figures as Sir Constantjin Huygens, a Dutch polymath and diplomat, we begin to see the Anglo-Dutch cultural connections that formed during this period against the backdrop of unfolding political events in England. Temptation in the Archives paints a picture of a unique relationship between the Netherlands and England in the 17th century forged through a shared experience – and reveals the lessons we can learn from it today.

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This edition published in by UCL Press in London.


Edition Description

Temptation in the Archives is a collection of essays by Lisa Jardine, that takes readers on a journey through the Dutch Golden Age. Through the study of such key figures as Sir Constantjin Huygens, a Dutch polymath and diplomat, we begin to see the Anglo-Dutch cultural connections that formed during this period against the backdrop of unfolding political events in England. Temptation in the Archives paints a picture of a unique relationship between the Netherlands and England in the 17th century forged through a shared experience – and reveals the lessons we can learn from it today.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Temptation in the Archives
Chapter 2: 1688 And All That: Some Curious Consequences of ‘Going Dutch’
Chapter 3: Never Trust a Pirate: Christiaan Huygens’s Longitude Clocks
Chapter 4: The Reputation of Sir Constantijn Huygens: Networker or Virtuoso?
Chapter 5: ‘Dear Song’: Scholarly Whitewashing in the Correspondence between Constantijn Huygens and Dorothea Van Dorp
Chapter 6: The Afterlife of Homo Ludens: From Huizinga to Zemon Davis and Beyond
Appendices
Index

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Paperback
Pagination
192
Number of pages
192
Dimensions
23.4 x 15.6 x centimeters

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OL25728068M
ISBN 13
9781910634035

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