Eastern Encounters at the V&A: The Meeting 0f Asia & Europe 1500-1800

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Eastern Encounters at the V&A: The Meeting 0f Asia & Europe 1500-1800

2004
22 mins

In the three centuries after the explorer Vasco de Gama first landed in India in 1492, meetings, trade and exchanges of all kinds flourished between the peoples of Europe and Asia. These encounters and the hybrid cultures that...

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