Dissimulation and the culture of secrecy in early modern Europe / Jon R. Snyder

Author(s): Snyder, Jon R., 1954-
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Subjects: Secrecy--Social aspects--Italy--History
Truthfulness and falsehood--Social aspects--Italy--History
Interpersonal communication--Italy--History
Secrecy--Social aspects--Europe--History
Truthfulness and falsehood--Social aspects--Europe--History
Interpersonal communication--Europe--History
Italy--Social life and customs--16th century
Italy--Social life and customs--17th century
Italy--Social life and customs--Sources
Europe--Social life and customs
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2009
LC Classification: D, DG
Physical Description: xxiii, 280 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Not empty silence : the age of dissimulation 1
2. Taking one's distance : civil and moral dissimulation 27
3. Confidence games : dissimulation at court 68
4. The government of designs : dissimulation and reason of state 106
5. The writing on the walls 159
Notes 179
Bibliography 253
Index 273
Notes: LCCN: 2008050735
ISBN: 9780520228191 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0520228197 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 276995180
ISBN/ISSN: 9780520228191
0520228197