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Rivalry and Conflict: European Traders and Asian Trading Networks in the 16th and 17th Centuries (review)

Rivalry and Conflict: European Traders and Asian Trading Networks in the 16th and 17th Centuries... journal of world history, september 2007 and sometimes lubricious prejudices of European readers about North African realities. At a moment when our world, like that of the sixteenth-century Mediterranean, is powerfully shaped by civilizational certainties, senseless wars, and forced migrations, it is refreshing to encounter a book that reminds us of the persistence of humanistic relations. The story of Leo Africanus provides a window into the little known cross-cultural intellectual collaborations that flourished in Medici Rome, alongside of its epic corruption, power-hunger, and racial profiling. This is by no means the least of Davis's achievements in this remarkable book. edmund burke iii University of California, Santa Cruz Rivalry and Conflict: European Traders and Asian Trading Networks in the 16th and 17th Centuries. Edited by ernst van veen and leonard blussé. Studies in Overseas History, Vol. 7. Leiden: CNWS Publications, 2005. 382 pp. 35. The Rivalry and Conflict conference took place in Leiden, Netherlands, in June 2003. Twelve papers of this conference, by as many authors, comprise the content of the volume under review. The conference was the capstone of a series of conferences in which mainly Dutch and Portuguese academics examined the relationship between their two countries in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of World History University of Hawai'I Press

Rivalry and Conflict: European Traders and Asian Trading Networks in the 16th and 17th Centuries (review)

Journal of World History , Volume 18 (3) – Nov 7, 2007

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journal of world history, september 2007 and sometimes lubricious prejudices of European readers about North African realities. At a moment when our world, like that of the sixteenth-century Mediterranean, is powerfully shaped by civilizational certainties, senseless wars, and forced migrations, it is refreshing to encounter a book that reminds us of the persistence of humanistic relations. The story of Leo Africanus provides a window into the little known cross-cultural intellectual collaborations that flourished in Medici Rome, alongside of its epic corruption, power-hunger, and racial profiling. This is by no means the least of Davis's achievements in this remarkable book. edmund burke iii University of California, Santa Cruz Rivalry and Conflict: European Traders and Asian Trading Networks in the 16th and 17th Centuries. Edited by ernst van veen and leonard blussé. Studies in Overseas History, Vol. 7. Leiden: CNWS Publications, 2005. 382 pp. 35. The Rivalry and Conflict conference took place in Leiden, Netherlands, in June 2003. Twelve papers of this conference, by as many authors, comprise the content of the volume under review. The conference was the capstone of a series of conferences in which mainly Dutch and Portuguese academics examined the relationship between their two countries in

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Journal of World HistoryUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Nov 7, 2007

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