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Early Modern Literature in History

Diplomacy and Early Modern Culture

Editors: Adams, R., Cox, R. (Eds.)

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Offering a fresh approach to the study of the figure of the diplomat in the early modern period, this collection of diverse readings of archival texts, objects and contexts contributes a new analysis of the spaces, activities and practices of the Renaissance embassy.

About the authors

NADINE AKKERMAN Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands STEPHEN ALFORD Lecturer in Tudor History, University of Cambridge, UK PETER BARBER Head of Map Collections, British Library, UK HANNAH J. CRAWFORTH PhD candidate at Princeton University, USA JAMES DAYBELL Reader in Early Modern History at the University of Plymouth, UK JOANNA EASTWOOD PhD candidate at St John's College, University of Cambridge, UK DAVID HUMPHREY Senior Researcher in the Department of Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork and Jewellery at the Royal College of Art, London, UK LISA JARDINE CBE Centenary Professor of Renaissance Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, UK MARK NETZLOFF Associate Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA JASON POWELL Assistant Professor at St. Joseph's University, USA ALAN STEWART Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, USA

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"These subjects are impressively diverse...It is exciting that the history of diplomacy is being revisited in such new and

inventive ways." - Renaissance Quarterly


Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-12

    Adams, Robyn (et al.)

  • ‘Procure as many as you can and send them over’: Cartographic Espionage and Cartographic Gifts in International Relations, 1460–1760

    Pages 13-29

    Barber, Peter

  • Scholars, Servants, Spies: William Weldon and William Swerder in England and Abroad

    Pages 30-45

    Powell, Jason

  • Some Elizabethan Spies in the Office of Sir Francis Walsingham

    Pages 46-62

    Alford, Stephen

  • A Most Secret Service: William Herle and the Circulation of Intelligence

    Pages 63-81

    Adams, Robyn

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Diplomacy and Early Modern Culture
Editors
  • R. Adams
  • R. Cox
Series Title
Early Modern Literature in History
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-29812-5
DOI
10.1057/9780230298125
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-23976-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31626-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 200
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