Vermeer's Hat

Vermeer's Hat

The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World

Book - 2008
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This masterful work expands our appreciation and understanding of how our global village really began in the seventeenth century. Brook demonstrates that the lust for luxury goods-- porcelain, silver, and beaver pelts, drove expansion. Using several objects to illustrate the web of trade and the explosive changes that they wrought, Brook gives us a remarkable view of the expanding world in this thrilling history.
Publisher: Toronto : Penguin Group (Canada), 2008
ISBN: 9780670067855
Branch Call Number: 909.6 Bro 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 272 p. :,ill. (some col.), maps


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Aug 19, 2011

If you're interested in geography and the history of how western economies were shaped by global trade, this is a fascinating book.

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