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Practices of Diplomacy in the Early Modern World c.1410-1800.

By: Sowerby, Tracey A.
Contributor(s): Hennings, Jan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Milton : Taylor and Francis, 2017Description: 1 online resource (321 p.).ISBN: 9781351736916.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Practices of Diplomacy in the Early Modern World c.1410-1800LOC classification: JZ1329.5 | S694 2017Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of figures -- List of maps -- List of abbreviations -- Introduction: Practices of diplomacy -- PART I: Status and sovereignty beyond the state -- 1 Burgundian clients in the south-western Holy Roman Empire, 1410-1477: Between international diplomacy and regional political culture -- 2 Transylvanian envoys at Buda: Provinces and tributaries in Ottoman international society -- 3 The city whose 'ships sail on every wind': Representations of diplomacy in the literature of early modern Ragusa (Dubrovnik)
4 Staged sovereignty or aristocratic values?: Diplomatic ceremonial at the Westphalian peace negotiations (1643-1648) -- PART II: Familiarity, entertainment, and the roles of diplomatic actors -- 5 Wondrous welcome: Materiality and the senses in diplomatic hospitality in sixteenth-century Genoa -- 6 Sincerity, sterility, scandal: Eroticizing diplomacy in early seventeenth-century opera librettos at the French embassy in Rome -- 7 'Minister-like cleverness, understanding, and influence on affairs': Ambassadresses in everyday business and courtly ceremonies at the turn of the eighteenth century
8 The Dutch merchant-diplomat in comparative perspective: Embassies to the court of Aurangzeb, 1660-1666 -- 9 Trans-imperial familiarity: Ottoman ambassadors in eighteenth-century Vienna -- PART III: Objects and beasts -- 10 Presenting noble beasts: Gifts of animals in Tudor and Stuart diplomacy -- 11 Gift exchanges, self-representation, and the political use of objects during Ferdinand the Catholic's reign -- 12 Merchant-kings and lords of the world: Diplomatic gift-exchange between the Dutch East India Company and the Safavid and Mughal empires in the seventeenth century
13 The failed gift: Ceremony and gift-giving in Anglo-Russian relations (1662-1664) -- Afterword: From social status to sovereignty-practices of foreign relations from the Renaissance to the Sattelzeit -- Selected bibliography -- List of contributors -- Index
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of figures -- List of maps -- List of abbreviations -- Introduction: Practices of diplomacy -- PART I: Status and sovereignty beyond the state -- 1 Burgundian clients in the south-western Holy Roman Empire, 1410-1477: Between international diplomacy and regional political culture -- 2 Transylvanian envoys at Buda: Provinces and tributaries in Ottoman international society -- 3 The city whose 'ships sail on every wind': Representations of diplomacy in the literature of early modern Ragusa (Dubrovnik)

4 Staged sovereignty or aristocratic values?: Diplomatic ceremonial at the Westphalian peace negotiations (1643-1648) -- PART II: Familiarity, entertainment, and the roles of diplomatic actors -- 5 Wondrous welcome: Materiality and the senses in diplomatic hospitality in sixteenth-century Genoa -- 6 Sincerity, sterility, scandal: Eroticizing diplomacy in early seventeenth-century opera librettos at the French embassy in Rome -- 7 'Minister-like cleverness, understanding, and influence on affairs': Ambassadresses in everyday business and courtly ceremonies at the turn of the eighteenth century

8 The Dutch merchant-diplomat in comparative perspective: Embassies to the court of Aurangzeb, 1660-1666 -- 9 Trans-imperial familiarity: Ottoman ambassadors in eighteenth-century Vienna -- PART III: Objects and beasts -- 10 Presenting noble beasts: Gifts of animals in Tudor and Stuart diplomacy -- 11 Gift exchanges, self-representation, and the political use of objects during Ferdinand the Catholic's reign -- 12 Merchant-kings and lords of the world: Diplomatic gift-exchange between the Dutch East India Company and the Safavid and Mughal empires in the seventeenth century

13 The failed gift: Ceremony and gift-giving in Anglo-Russian relations (1662-1664) -- Afterword: From social status to sovereignty-practices of foreign relations from the Renaissance to the Sattelzeit -- Selected bibliography -- List of contributors -- Index

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<p> Tracey A. Sowerby is currently a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies at the Central European University, Budapest. She is the author of Renaissance and reform in Tudor England: the careers of Sir Richard Morison (c.1513-1556) (2010) and was PI on the AHRC funded project 'Textual ambassadors: cultures of diplomacy and literary writing in the early modern world'. Her forthcoming publications include The Tudor diplomatic corps and Tudor diplomatic culture .</p> <p> Jan Hennings is Assistant Professor of History at Central European University, Budapest. His publications include Russia and Courtly Europe: Ritual and the Culture of Diplomacy, 1648-1725 (2016).</p>

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