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Exoticism in the enlightenment / edited by G.S. Rousseau and Roy Porter.
Full title: Exoticism in the enlightenment / edited by G.S. Rousseau and Roy Porter.
Author/creator: Porter, Roy, 1946-, Rousseau, G. S. (George Sebastian).
Date: 1989, c1990..
Call Numbers: N909.7/6
Record Identifier: 74VvoOKLe683
Contents: x, 230 p. : ill. ; 23 cm., Introduction / G.S. Rousseau and Roy Porter -- The mysteries of Islam / Ian Richard Netton -- Taming the exotic : the British and India in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries / P.J. Marshall -- Ad majorem societatis gloriam : Jesuit perspectives on Chinese mores in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries / Basil Guy -- Noble and ignoble savages / V.G. Kiernan -- The exotic as erotic : Captain Cook at Tahiti / Roy Porter -- The discrete charms of the exotic : fictions of the harem in eighteenth-century France / Suzanne Rodin Pucci -- Elegancy and wildness : reflections of the East in the eighteenth-century imagination / Frances Mannaker -- Psalmanazar's "Formosa" and the British reader (including Samuel Johnson) / Robert Adams Day.
Publishers: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York, NY, USA : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, 1989, c1990.
Includes bibliographical references and index.