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umbrellas and parasols

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780198601753
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191727795
umbrellas and parasols

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The purpose of the modern umbrella is to protect its holder from rain, but, as the etymology of the word

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Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

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