Articles, Reviews

The Winter ’11 SCJ

The Sixteenth Century Journal 42.4 (Winter, 2011) is out, including two articles and some reviews for us:

Rebecca Boone, “Empire and Medieval Simalacrum: A Political Project of Mercurino di Gattinara, Grand Chancellor of Charles V.”

Erik Swart, “‘The field of finance’: War and Taxation in Holland, Flanders, and Brabant, 1572-85.”

Kiril Petkov reviews Portuguese Encounters with Sri Lanka and the Maldives: Translated Texts from the Age of Discoveries, ed. and trans. Chandra R. de Silva (Ashgate, 2009).

Andrew Hopkins reviews Sabina De Cavi, Architecture and Royal Presence: Domenico and Giulio Cesare Fontana in Spanish Naples (1592-1627) (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009).

Robert E. Scully, S.J. reviews William D. Phillips Jr. and Carla Rahn Phillips, A Concise History of Spain (Cambridge, 2010).

Wendy J. Turner reviews Oliva Sabuco de Nantes Barrera, The True Medicine, ed. and trans. Gianna Pomata (Iter/Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies at the University of Toronto, 2010).

L.M.C. Weston reviews Journey of Five Capuchin Nuns, ed. and trans. Sarah E. Owens (Iter/Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies at the University of Toronto, 2009).

Ruth MacKay reviews Dale B. Randall and Jackson C. Boswell, Cervantes in Seventeenth-Century England: The Tapestry Turned (Oxford, 2009).

Guy Lazure reviews Spanish Humanism on the Verge of the PIcaresque: Juan Maldonado’s Ludus Chartarum, Pastor Bonus and Bacchanalia, ed. Warren Smith and Clark Colahan (Leuven University Press, 2009).

Sean T. Perrone reviews Elvira Vilches, New World Gold: Cultural Anxiety and Monetary Disorder in Early Modern Spain (University of Chicago Press, 2010).

Kiril Petkov reviews Vincent Barletta, Death in Babylon: Alexander the Great and Iberian Empire in the Muslim Orient (University of Chicago Press, 2010).

Alexander Hidalgo reviews Catherine R. DiCesare, Sweeping the Way: Divine Transformation in the Aztc Festival of Ochpaniztli (University Press of Colorado, 2009).

Daniel I. Wasserman-Soler reviews Gabriela Ramos, Death and Conversion in the Andes: Lima and Cuzco, 1532-1670 (University of Notre Dame Press, 2010).

Robert E. Scully, S.J. reviews Henry Kamen, The Escorial: Art and Power in the Renaissance (Yale, 2010).

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

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