Write an essay discussing the use of primary sources in Timothy Brook’sVermeer’s Hat. Choosing at least three different primary sources discuss the nature of those sources, how the author employs them, and what you think these primary sources can reveal to us about the early modern period. Also be sure to discuss the sources in light of what you see as the author’s main theme or argument in the book.
This essay should be about three pages long, typed and double-spaced. Please have a title for your essay.
In discussing the primary sources you might ask the following types of questions: