Reviews

SCJ Reviews, Fall ’09

The Fall 2009 Sixteenth Century Journal has a review essay and several other reviews on Spain.

First, Ruth MacKay, “Governance and Empire during the Reign of Charles V: A Review Essay,” featuring: El monasterio de San Jerónimo de Yuste (Patrimonio Nacional, 2006), ed. Francisco Pizarro Gómez et al.; Aurelio Espinosa, The Empire of the Cities: Emperor Charles V, the Comunero Revolt, and the Transformation of the Spanish System (Brill, 2009), Sean T. Perrone, Charles V and the Castilian Assembly of the Clergy: Negotiations for the Ecclesiastical Subsidy (Brill, 2008); Manuel Rivero Rodríguez, Gattinara: Carlos V y el sueño del Imperio (Silex, 2005); Daniel A. Crews, Twilight of the Renaissance: The Life of Juan de Valdés (University of Toronto Press, 2008); and Alban K. Forcione, Majesty and Humanity: Kings and Their Doubles in the Political Drama of the Spanish Golden Age (Yale University Press, 2009).

Book reviews:

Edward Behrend-Martínez reviews Harald E. Braun, Juan de Mariana and Early Modern Spanish Political Thought (Ashgate, 2007).

Nina Caputo reviews Richard Hitchcock, Mozarabs in Medieval and Early Modern Spain: Identities and Influences (Ashgate, 2008).

Anna Reid reviews Women and Art in Early Modern Latin America, ed. Kellen Lee McIntyre and Richard E. Phillips (Brill, 2007).

Peter Konieczny reviews Jarbel Rodriguez, Captives and Their Saviors in the Medieval Crown of Aragon (Catholic University of America Press, 2007).

S. Elizabeth Penry reviews Noble David Cook and Alexandra Parma Cook, People of the Volcano: Andean Counterpoint in the Colca Valley of Peru (Duke UP, 2007).

Samuel J. García reviews Religion in New Spain, ed. Susan Schroeder and Stafford Poole (University of New Mexico Press, 2007).

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Scott Taylor is an associate professor in the history department at the University of Kentucky.

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