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The Wise Merchant

The Wise Merchant - Caspar  Barlaeus - ISBN: 9789048540020
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Mediatype: E-book (17-04-2019)
Genre: Nieuwe geschiedenis (1500-1870)
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Beschrijving

On 9 January 1632, at the inauguration of the Amsterdam Illustrious School - the predecessor of the city's university - Caspar Barlaeus delivered a speech that has continued to arouse the curiosity of researchers and the general public alike: *Mercator sapiens*. This famous oration on the wise merchant is now considered a key text of the Dutch Golden Age. At the same time it is surrounded by misunderstandings regarding Barlaeus himself, the nascent Illustrious School and Amsterdam's merchant culture. This volume presents the first English translation and the first critical edition of the *Mercator sapiens*, preceded by an introduction providing historical context and a fresh interpretation of this intriguing text.

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Titel: The Wise Merchant
auteur: Caspar Barlaeus
Mediatype: E-book
Taal: Engels
Druk: 1
Aantal pagina's: 134
Uitgever: Amsterdam University Press
Publicatiedatum: 2019-04-17
NUR: Nieuwe geschiedenis (1500-1870)
ISBN/ISBN13: 9789048540020
Intern nummer: 44669822