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Timothy Brook was Shaw Professor of Chinese at Oxford when he first saw the Selden Map, and is now professor of history at the University of British Columbia. The author of eight books on Chinese history, his most widely read book is Vermeer's Hat [9781846681127].

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Mr Selden's Map of China The Spice Trade, a Lost Chart & the South China Sea by Timothy Brook
Mr Selden's Map of China The Spice Trade, a Lost Chart & the South China Sea
Timothy Brook
This is an intriguing history concerning a map that was placed in the Bodleian Library in 1659 with author, Timothy Brook rediscovering it some 360 years later. He turned detective to find out the truth behind Mr Selden’s map, uncovering...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2015

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