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Thurner, “Historical Theory through a Peruvian Looking Glass, H&T, Dec 2015

Mark Thurner, “Historical Theory through a Peruvian Looking Glass,” History & Theory 54/4 (2015).


New Translation: López Austin, “Myth of Quetzelcoatl”

Alfredo López Austin, The Myth of Quetzelcoatl: Religion, Rulership, and History in the Nahua World, trans. Russ Davidson with Guilhem Olivier (University of Colorado Press, 2015; orig. 1973).

Reviews in the March ’16 JMH

The Journal of Modern History 88/1 (2016):

Lu Ann Homza reviews MarÍa Tausiet, Urban Magic in Early Modern Spain: Abracadabra Omnipotens (Palgrave Macmillan 2014).

Silvia Z. Mitchell reviews La casa de Borgoña: La casa del rey de España, José Eloy Hortal Muñoz and Félix Labrador Arroyo, eds (Leuven University Press, 2014).

Scott Article & Reviews in the Spring ’16 SCJ

The Sixteenth Century Journal 47/1 (2016):

Amanda L. Scott, “The Wayward Priest of Atondo: Clerical Misbehavior, Local Community, and the Limits of Tridentine Reform.”

Ana Grinberg reviews The Spanish Presence in Sixteenth-Century Italy: Images of Iberia, Piers Baker-Bates and Miles Pattenden, eds (Ashgate, 2015).

John L. Leland reviews Darlene Abreu-Ferreira, Women, Crime and Forgiveness in Early Modern Portugal (Ashgate, 2015).

Severin V. Kitanov reviews Juan Luis Vives, De disciplinis: Savoir et enseigneur, Tristan Vigliano, ed and trans. (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2013).

Albrecht Classen reviews Arturo Giraldez, The Age of Trade: The Manilla Galleons and the Dawn of the Global Economy (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015).

Brian G.H. Ditcham reviews Thomas Devaney, Enemies in the Plaza: Urban Spectacle and the End of Spanish Frontier Culture, 1460-1492 (Penn, 2015).

Thomas Reviews Raeymaekers in JMH, Dec ’15

The Journal of Modern History 87/4 (2015):

Werner Thomas reviews Dries Raeymaekers, One Foot in the Palace: The Habsburg Court of Brussels and the Politics of Access in the Reign of Albert and Isabella, 1598-1621 (Leuven University Press, 2013).

Reviews in the JMH, Sept ’15

Journal of Modern History 87/3 (2015):

A. Katie Harris reviews Jonathan Ray, After Expulsion: 1492 and the Making of Sephardic Jewry (NYU, 2013).

Grace E. Coolidge reviews Anne Cruz & Maria Galli Stampino, eds, Early Modern Habsburg Women: Transnational Contexts, Cultural Conflicts, Dynastic Continuities (Ashgate, 2013).

John J. McCusker reviews Daniel Strum, The Sugar Trade: Brazil, Portugal, and the Netherlands, 1595-1630 (Stanford, 2013).




Reviews in the June ’15 JMH

The Journal of Modern History 87/2 (2015):

Thomas Dandelet reviews Pedro Cardim, Tamar Herzog, José Javier Ruiz Ibáñez, and Gaetano Sabatini, eds., Polycentric Monarchies: How Did Early Modern Spain and Portugal Achieve and Maintain a Global Hegemony? (Brighton: Susex Academy Press, 2012); Stefano D’Amico, Spanish Milan: A City within the Empire, 1535–1706 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012);  and Manuel Herrero Sánchez, Yasmina Rocío Ben Yessef Garfia, Carlo Bitossi, and Dino Puncuh, eds., Génova y la Monarquía Hispánica (1528–1713) (Genoa: Società Ligure di Storia Patria, 2011).

Erin Kathleen Rowe reviews James S. Amelang, Parallel Histories: Muslims and Jews in Inquisitorial Spain (LSU, 2013).

Homza Reviews O’Banion in the JMH, March ’15

Lu Ann Homza reviews Patrick J. O’Banion, The Sacrament of Penance and Religious Life in Golden Age Spain (Penn State, 2012).

Vink reviews Parker, “Global Crisis,” in JMH, Sept ’14

Journal of Modern History 86/3 (2014):

Markus Vink reviews Geoffrey Parker, Global Crisis: War, Climate Change, and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century (Yale, 2013).

Reviews in the Summer ’16 JIH

Journal of Interdisciplinary History 47/1 (2016):

Hal Langfur reviews Tamar Herzog, Frontiers of Possession: Spain and Portugal in Europe and the Americas (Harvard, 2015).

Liam Matthew Brockey reviews Erik Lars Myrup, Power and Corruption in the Early Modern Portuguese World (LSU, 2015).