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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.

Thursday, October 18, 2007
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6275 Bunche
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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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A podcast of the author's and discussant's presentations is available at

Cost : Free

Jim Robbins

Sponsor(s): Center for European and Eurasian Studies

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