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In this week’s Times Literary Supplement (Jan 28, 2009, I believe), Claire Williams reviews Landeg White’s The Collected Lyric Poems of Luís de Camões.


Winter 2009 Journal of Military History

The new volume of the Journal of Military History has two items relating to Spanish history. Continue reading


Anne Cruz has just made me aware of a new, searchable database of Spanish women writers, Bibliografía de Escritoras Españolas, or BIESES. It’s free to use and will be expanding.

Spain and England in the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

The Winter 2009 issue of the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is a special issue, entitled, “Intricate Alliances: Early Modern Spain and England.” Many of the articles focus on literature, but there are some on history as well. Continue reading

Female Monasticism

There are four chapters dealing with religious women in Spain in a recent book, Female Monasticism in Early Modern Europe: An Interdiscplinary View, ed. Cordula van Whye (Ashgate, 2008). Continue reading

New Year, New Books

Brill has now published Aurelio Espinosa’s The Empire of the Cities: Emperor Charles V, the Comunero Revolt, and the Transformation of the Spanish System.

Also, Stanford University Press has just published Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1500-1800, ed. Daniela Bleichmar, Paula De Vos, Kristin Huffine, and Kevin Sheehan.

Yet another recent publication on Iberian science! What an impressive, dynamic field, especially when combined with current research on medicine.

Hispania Vol. 68 No. 230

The latest Hispania is available, with article summaries online. There is one article and several reviews on the early modern period. For some reason, I am unable to access the book reviews online – I will post about them as soon as I can get in. Continue reading

Winter Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies Reviews

Two reviews of books relating to early modern Spain in the winter issue of the Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies: Continue reading

December Publishing News

Two new books out this past month:

Gabriel Paquette’s Enlightenment, Governance, and Reform in Spain and its Empire, 1759-1808, by Macmillan,

and Rober Bartra’s Melancholy and Culture: Diseases of the Soul in Golden Age Spain, by the University of Wales Press.