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Title Distant lands and diverse cultures : the French experience in Asia, 1600-1700 / edited by Glenn J. Ames and Ronald S. Love.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.

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 UniM Bail  303.4824405 DIST    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 269 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Contributions in comparative colonial studies, 0163-3813 ; no. 45.
Contributions in comparative colonial studies. 0163-3813 ; no. 45.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Thevenot the Tourist: A Frenchman Abroad in the Ottoman Empire / Glenn Sundeen 1 -- 2. A Veritable Bedouin: The Chevalier d'Arvieux in the Camp of the Emir Turabey / Deirdre Pettet 21 -- 3. Secrets of the Seraglio: Harem Politics and the Rhetoric of Imperialism in the Travels of Sir Jean Chardin / S. Amanda Eurich 47 -- 4. Charles Poncet's Travels to Ethiopia, 1698 to 1703 / Theodore Natsoulas 71 -- 5. Travails of Madagascar: Rennefort's Relation du premier voyage de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales / Carl H. Sobocinski 97 -- 6. Wonders of Nature, Diversity of Events: The Voyage de Francois Pyrard de Laval / Diane C. Margolf 111 -- 7. Travels in India: Jean-Baptiste Tavernier / Anne York 135 -- 8. Mughal India during the Age of the Scientific Revolution: Francois Bernier's Travels and Lessons for Absolutist Europe / Glenn J. Ames 147 -- 9. Perils of Seeking a Multi-Cultural View of the East Indies: Charles Dellon, His Travels and the Goa Inquisition / Glenn J. Ames 163 -- 10. Simon de La Loubere: French Views of Siam in the 1680s / Ronald S. Love 181 -- 11. In Search of a Passage to China: Philippe Avril's Quest for Grand Tartary, 1685 to 1690 / Ronald S. Love 201 -- 12. Search for Souls in China: Le Comte's Nouveaux Memoires / Linda S. Frey, Marsha L. Frey 231.
Summary Examines the symbiotic nature of cross-cultural interaction between France and the major trading regions of the Indian Ocean basin.
Other author Ames, Glenn Joseph.
Love, Ronald S., 1955-2008.
Subject French -- Asia -- History -- 17th century.
Travelers -- Asia -- History -- 17th century.
Travelers -- France -- History -- 17th century.
Asia -- Relations -- France.
France -- Relations -- Asia.
Asia -- Civilization -- 17th century.
Asia -- Description and travel.
ISBN 0313308640 (alk. paper)