Strangers Nowhere in the World: The Rise of Cosmopolitanism in Early Modern Europe
A book talk with author MARGARET JACOB, UCLA History, and discussant DAVID HOLLINGER, UC Berkeley History
Drawing upon sources as various as Inquisition records and spy reports, minutes of scientific societies and the writings of political revolutionaries, Strangers Nowhere in the World reveals a moment in European history when an ideal of cultural openness came to seem strong enough to counter centuries of chauvinism and xenophobia.
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Published: Monday, December 10, 2007