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Article & Review in ECS, Winter ’16

Eighteenth Century Studies 49/2 (2016):

Cindy Ermus, “The Spanish Plague that Never Was: Crisis and Exploitation in Cádiz during the Peste of Provence.”

Nancy Vogeley reviews Barbara H. Stein and Stanley J. Stein, Crisis in an Atlantic Empire: Spain and New Spain, 1808-1810 (JHUP, 2014).

JEMH 2017, Special Issue: Missionary Encounters in the Atlantic World

The Journal of Early Modern History 21/1-2 (2017): Special Issue: Missionary Encounters in the Atlantic World

Brandon Bayne, “Willy-Nilly Baptisms and Chichimeca Freedoms: Missionary Disputes, Indigenous Desires, and the 1695 O’odham Revolt.”

M. Kittiya Lee, “Cannibal Theologies in Colonial America (1549-1759): Translating the Chritian Eucharist as the Tupinambá Pledge of Vengeance.”

Yaakov Ariel, “A New Model of Christian Interaction with the Jews: The Institutum Judaicum and Missions to Jews in the Atlantic World.”

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

Ann Twinam reviews Jane E. Mangan, Transatlantic Obligations: Creating the Bonds of Family in Conquest-Era Spain and Portugal (OUP, 2015).

Phillips & Phillips, Concise History of Spain, 2nd Ed.

William D. Phillips, Jr., and Carla Rahn Phillips, A Concise History of Spain, 2nd ed. (Cambridge, 2015).

New Book: Martínez de Bujanda, El índice de libros prohibidos y expurgados

Jesús Martínez de Bujanda, El índice de libros prohibidos y expurgados de la Inquisición española (1551-1819) (Biblioteca de autores cristianos, 2016).

New Book: O’Connor, Irish Voices from the Spanish Inquisition

Thomas O’Connor, Irish Voices from the Spanish Inquisition: Migrants, Converts, and Brokers in Early Modern Iberia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).

Reviews in the Spring 2017 RQ

Renaissance Quarterly 70/1 (2017):

María López-Fanjul y Díez del Corral reviews Lizzie Bougli, Le dessin en Espagne à la Renaissance: Pour une interprétion de la trace (Brepols, 2015).

A. Katie Harris reviews Katrina B. Olds, Forging the Past: Invented Histories in Counter-Reformation Spain (Yale, 2015).

Susan Kellogg reviews Barbara E. Mundy, The Death of Aztec Tenochtitlan, the Life of Mexico City (University of Texas Press, 2015).

Richard L. Kagan reviews Annemarie Jordan Gschwend and K.J.P. Lowe, eds, The Global City: On the Streets of Renaissance Lisbon (Paul Holberton, 2015).

Giorgio Caravale reviews Manuel Peña Díaz, Escribir y prohibir: Inquisición y censura en los Siglos de Oro (Madrid: Cátedra, 2015).

Jaclyn Cohen-Steinberg reviews Laura S. Muñoz Pérez, Poder y escritura feminina en los tiempos del Conde-Duque de Olivares (1621-1643): El Desafío religiosa de Teresa Valle (Tamesis Books, 2015).

Krystle Farman reviews Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora, The Glories of Querétaro: Chronicle of an Early Mexican Church Honoring the Virgin of Guadalupe, ed. and trans. Stephanie Merrim (Newark DE: Juan de la Cuesta, Hispanic Monographs, 2015).

New Book: González Enciso: War, Power and the Economy

A. González Enciso, War, Power and the Economy Mercantilism and state formation in 18th-century Europe (Routledge, 2017).

New Book: Roure, “The 16th Century Spanish Plan to Make Australia the New Holy Land”

George M Roure, The Sixteenth Century Spanish Plan to Make Australia the New Holy Land: Pedro Fernández de Quirós and his Utopian ideas about Terra Australis Incognita (Edwin Mellen Press, 2017).

New Book: Crailsheim, The Spanish Connection: French & Flemish Merchant Networks in Seville, 1570-1650

Eberhard Crailsheim, The Spanish Connection, French and Flemish Merchant Networks in Seville, 1570-1650 (Böhlau, 2016).

New Book: After Conversion

After Conversion: Iberia and the Emergence of Modernity, ed. Mercedes García-Arenal (Brill, 2016).

Mercedes García-Arenal

Part I: Biblical Culture, Jewish Antiquities and New Forms of Sacred History

1. Nebuchadnezzar’s Jewish Legions: Sephardic Legends’ Journey from Biblical Polemic to Humanist History
Adam G. Beaver

2. Biblical Translations and Literalness in Early Modern Spain
Fernando Rodríguez Mediano

3. Language as Archive: Etymologies and the Remote History of Spain
Valeria López Fadul

4. The Search for Evidence: The Relics of Martyred Saints and Their Worship in Cordoba after the Council of Trent
Cécile Vincent-Cassy

Part II: Iberian Polemics, Readings of the Qurʾān and the Rise of European Orientalism

5. Textual Agnogenesis and the Polysemy of the Reader: Early Modern European Readings of Qur’ānic Embryology
Pier Mattia Tommasino

6. A Witness of Their Own Nation: On the Influence of Juan Andrés
Ryan Szpiech

7. Authority, Philology and Conversion under the Aegis of Martín García
Teresa Soto González and Katarzyna K. Starczewska

8. Polemical Transfers: Iberian Muslim Polemics and their Impact in Northern Europe in the Seventeenth Century
Gerard A. Wiegers

Part III: Conversion and Perplexity

9. Assembling Alumbradismo: The Evolution of a Heretical Construct
Jessica J. Fowler

10. Doubt in Fifteenth-Century Iberia
Stefania Pastore

11. Mi padre moro, yo moro: The Inheritance of Belief in Early Modern Iberia
Mercedes García-Arenal

12. Tropes of Expertise and Converso Unbelief: Huarte de San Juan’s History of Medicine
Seth Kimmel

13. True Painting and the Challenge of Hypocrisy
Felipe Pereda