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The Resource Dissimulation and the Culture of Secrecy in Early Modern Europe

Dissimulation and the Culture of Secrecy in Early Modern Europe

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Dissimulation and the Culture of Secrecy in Early Modern Europe
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Dissimulation and the Culture of Secrecy in Early Modern Europe
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eng
Summary
"Larvatus prodeo," announced René Descartes at the beginning of the seventeenth century: "I come forward, masked." Deliberately disguising or silencing their most intimate thoughts and emotions, many early modern Europeans besides Descartes-princes, courtiers, aristocrats and commoners alike-chose to practice the shadowy art of dissimulation. For men and women who could not risk revealing their inner lives to those around them, this art of incommunicativity was crucial, both personally and politically. Many writers and intellectuals sought to explain, expose, justify, or condemn the emergence
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Dissimulation and the Culture of Secrecy in Early Modern Europe
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Dissimulation and the Culture of Secrecy in Early Modern Europe
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1ppr3f
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-271) and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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Contents
Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Not Empty Silence; 2. Taking One's Distance; 3. Confidence Games; 4. The Government of Designs; 5. The Writing on the Walls; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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1 online resource (307 pages)
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online
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9780520944442
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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