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Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World

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From the epicentre of Delft in the Netherlands Brook takes the paintings of Johannes Vermeer and uses details of them as a series of entry points to the widest circles of world trade and cultural exchange in the seventeenth century. An officer's beaver hat in 'Officer and the Laughing Girl' opens up the story of Champlain's dealing with the native peoples of Canada and the beaver trade. A china dish on a table in another painting uncovers the story of the Chinese porcelain trade. Moving outwards from Vermeer's studio Brook ...

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Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World
2014, Brilliance Audio

ISBN-13: 9781491586600

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Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World
2014, Brilliance Audio

ISBN-13: 9781491583593

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Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World
2013, Penguin Books Canada

ISBN-13: 9780143167693

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Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World
2009, Bloomsbury Publishing, New York

ISBN-13: 9781596915992

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Vermeer's Hat: The seventeenth century and the dawn of the global world
2009, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781846681202

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Vermeer's Hat: The seventeenth century and the dawn of the global world
2008, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781846681127

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Vermeers Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World
2008, Viking

ISBN-13: 9780670067855

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Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World
2007, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781596914445

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