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New Book: Galindo, “To Sin No More: Franciscans & Conversion in the Hispanic World”

David Rex Galindo, To Sin No More: Franciscans and Conversion in the Hispanic World, 1683-1830 (Stanford, 2018).


New Book: Leavitt-Alcántara, “Alone at the Altar: Single Women and Devotion in Guatemala”

Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara, Alone at the Altar: Single Women and Devotion in Guatemala, 1670-1870 (Stanford, 2018).

Reviews in the JMH, Dec 2017

The Journal of Modern History 89/4 (2017):

Helen Cowie reviews Matthew James Crawford, The Andean Wonder Drug: Cinchona Bark and Imperial Science in the Spanish Atlantic, 1630-1800 (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016).

Xabier Lamikiz reviews Guillermo Pérez Sarrión, The Emergence of a National Market in Spain, 1650-1800: Trade Networks, Foreign Powers, and the State, trans. Daniel Duffield (Bloomsbury, 2016).

Reviews in the AHR, April 2017

The American Historical Review 122/2 (2017):

John Garrigus reviews David Wheat, Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570-1640 (UNC, 2016).

Alcira Dueñas reviews Jane E. Mangan, Transatlantic Obligations: Creating the Bonds of Family in Conquest-Era Peru and Spain (Oxford, 2016).

Bodian, “Geography of Conscience,” + Reviews in JMH, June 2017

The Journal of Modern History 89/2 (2017).

Miriam Bodian, “The Geography of Conscience: A Seventeenth-Century Atlantic Jew and the Inquisition.”

Marc R. Forster reviews Nicholas Terpstra, Religious Refugees in the Early Modern World: An Alternative History of the Reformation (Cambridge, 2015).

Sophus A. Reinert reviews Jesús Astigarraga, ed., The Spanish Enlightenment Revisited (Oxford, 2015).

Covy & Quave, “Economic Transformation of the Inca Heartland” in CSSH, April 2017

Comparative Studies in Society and History 59/2 (2017):

R. Alan Covey & Kylie E. Quave, “The Economic Transformation of the Inca Heartland (Cuzco, Peru), in the Late Sixteenth Century.”

Eastman Reviews Stein & Stein in the AHR, Feb 2017

American Historical Review 122/1 (2017):

Scott Eastman reviews Barbara H. Stein and Stanley J. Stein, Crisis in an Atlantic Empire: Spain and New Spain, 1808-1810 (Johns Hopkins, 2014).

Soyer, “The Inquisition & the Repression of Erotic & Pornographic Imagery,” in HJHA, Jan 2018

History: The Journal of the Historical Association (2018):

François Soyer, “The Inquisition and the Repression of Erotic and Pornographic Imagery in Early Nineteenth-Century Madrid.”

Redden, Friedrich & Dürr, Chapters in “Cultures of Communication”

Cultures of Communication: Theologies of Media in Early Modern Europe and Beyond, Helmut Puff, Ulrike Strasser, & Christopher Wild, eds (Toronto, 2017).

Andrew Redden, “Divine Messengers and Divine Messages: Angelic Media in Early Modern Hispanic America.”

Markus Friedrich, “On Reading Missionary Correspondence: Jesuit Theologians on the Spiritual Benefits of a New Genre.”

Renate Dürr, “Early Modern Translation Theories as Mission Theories: A Case Study of José de Acosta, De procuranda indorum salute (1588)”

Reviews in the JMH, March 2017

The Journal of Modern History 89/1 (2017):

Thomas Kirk reviews Céline Dauverd, Imperial Ambition in the Early Modern Mediterranean: Genoese Merchants and the Spanish Crown (Cambridge, 2014).

Robert Travers reviews Anthony Pagden, The Burdens of Empire, 1593 to the Present (Cambridge, 2015).

Douglas Lamphier Wheeler reviews Malyn Newitt, Emigration and the Sea: An Alternative History of Portugal and the Portuguese (Oxford, 2015).