The eagle and the dragon : globalization and European dreams of conquest in China and America in the sixteenth century / Serge Gruzinski ; translated by Jean Birrell.

In the early 1520s, Magellan set sail for Asia by the Western route, Cortes seized Mexico and some Portuguese based in Malacca dreamed of colonizing China. The Aztec Eagle was destroyed but the Chinese Dragon held strong and repelled the invaders - after first seizing their cannon. For the first tim...

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Main Author: Gruzinski, Serge (Author)
Other Authors: Birrell, Jean (Translator) Gruzinski, Serge. Aigle et le dragon.
Format: Book
Published:Malden, MA : Polity Press, [2014]

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Call Number: D228 .G7813 2012
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