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New Book: Sillleras-Fernandez, “Chariots of Ladies”

Nuria Silleras-Fernandez, Chariots of Ladies: Francesc Eiximenis and the Court Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Iberia (Cornell, 2015).


Bulletin of the Comediantes: MacKay, “The Maravall Problem.”

Ruth MacKay, “The Maravall Problem: A Historical Inquiry,” Bulletin of the Comediantes 65/1 (2013): 45-56.

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Article & Reviews in SCJ, Spring 2015

The Sixteenth Century Journal 46/1 (2015):

Magdalena S. Sánchez, “Where Palace and Convent Met: The Descalzas Reales in Madrid.”

Grace E. Coolidge, Review Essay: The Renaissance of Empire in Early Modern Europe, Thomas James Dandelet (Cambridge, 2014).

Ruth MacKay reviews François Soyer, Popularizing Anti-Semitism in Early Modern Spain and Its Empire: Francisco de Torrejoncillo and the Centinela contra Judíos (Brill, 2014).

Andrew Wilson reviews Robert Folger, Writing as Poaching: Interpellation and Self-Fashioning in Colonial Relaciones de méritos y servicios (Brill, 2011).

Daniel T. Lochman reviews Gerry Milligan and Jane Tylus, eds, The Poetics of Masculinity in Early Modern Italy and Spain (Toronto, 2010).

Ronald H. Fritze reviews Phillip Williams, Empire and Holy War in the Mediterranean: The Galley and Maritime Conflict between the Habsburgs and the Ottomans (Tauris, 2014).

Donald J. Kagay reviews Michael J. Crawford, The Fight for Status and Privilege in Late Medieval and Early Modern Castile, 1465-1598 (Penn State, 2014).

Ronald H. Fritze reviews John F. Schwaller and Helen Nader, The First Letter from New Spain: The Lost Petition of Cortés and His Company, June 20, 1519 (Texas, 2014).

Donald J. Kagay reviews Javier Irigoyen-García, The Spanish Arcadia: Sheep Herding, Pastoral Discourse and Ethnicity in Early Modern Spain (University of Toronto, 2014).

Reviews in the June 2015 AHR

American Historical Review 120/3 (2015):

Linda M. Rupert reviews Roquinaldo Ferreira, Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Atlantic World: Angola and Brazil during the Era of the Slave Trade (Cambridge, 2012).

Yanna Yannakakis reviews Julia J.S. Sareal, The Guaraní and Their Missions: A Socioeconomic History (Stanford, 2014).

Nora E. Jaffary reviews Javier Villa-Flores and Sonya Lipsett-Rivera, eds, Emotions and Daily Life in Colonial Mexico (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2014).

Patricia E. Grieve reviews Jonathan Ray, After Expulsion: 1492 and the Making of Sephardic Jewry (NYU Press, 2014).

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Sad News: Christopher Schmidt-Nowara

Most of you have already heard about the death of Chris Schmidt-Nowara. Tufts University now has a webpage in remembrance of him.