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John Harrison: a case study of the acculturation of an early modern Briton

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Lette, R, John Harrison: a case study of the acculturation of an early modern Briton, Parergon, 36, (1) pp. 131-153. ISSN 0313-6221 (2019) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.1353/pgn.2019.0005

Abstract

The important role that the Mediterranean played in England's development as an imperial power in the early modern period has begun to be appreciated, but more work is required to properly historicize the interactions which occurred during this time and understand their impact. This article argues that to do this it is necessary to move beyond generalized interpretations and examine the impact of encounter at the individual level. Moreover, through examining the experiences of one such sojourner, it demonstrates how a focus on acculturative change can provide novel insights into the consequences of historical encounters between European and non-European peoples.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:mediterranean, British history, religious history
Research Division:History and Archaeology
Research Group:Historical Studies
Research Field:British History
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
UTAS Author:Lette, R (Dr Rickie Lette)
ID Code:132233
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2019-04-30
Last Modified:2019-07-29
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