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New Book: Bleichmar, “Visual Voyages”

Daniela Bleichmar, Visual Voyages: Images of Latin American Nature from Columbus to Darwin (Yale, 2017).

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New Book: Giménez López, La Compañía de Jesús, del exilio a la restauración

Enrique Giménez López, La Compañía de Jesús, del exilio a la restauración (Universidad de Alicante, 2017).

New Book: Vicente, “Debating Sex & Gender in 18th-Century Spain”

Marta V. Vicente, Debating Sex and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Spain (Harvard, 2017).

Fenton Reviews Cristóbal de Villalpando at the Met (& the Catalogue), NYRB, Oct 12, 2017

James Fenton reviews “Cristóbal de Villalpando: Mexican Painter of the Baroque,” an exhibition at the Palacio de Cultura Citibanamex–Palacio de Iturbide, Mexico City, March 9–June 4, 2017; and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, July 25–October 15, 2017.

Catalog of the exhibition by Jonathan Brown, Ronda Kasl, Juana Gutiérrez Haces, Clara Bargellini, Pedro Ángeles, and Rogelio Ruiz Gomar (Mexico City: Fomento Cultural Banamex, 2017).
New York Review of Books, Oct 12, 2017

New Book: Bassi, “An Aqueous Territory”

Ernesto Bassi, An Aqueous Territory: Sailor Geographies and New Granada’s Transimperial Greater Caribbean World (Duke, 2017).

New Abridged & Revised Book: Parker, “Global Crisis”

Geoffrey Parker, Global Crisis: War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century, abridged version (Yale, 2017).

New Book: Dangler, “Edging toward Iberia”

Jean Dangler, Edging toward Iberia (University of Toronto Press, 2017).

New Book: Irigoyen-García, “Moors Dressed as Moors”

Javier Irigoyen-García, Moors Dressed as Moors: Clothing, Social Distinction, and Identity in Early Modern Iberia (Toronto, 2017).

New Book: Tremlett, Isabella of Castile (plus Reviews)

Giles Tremlett, Isabella of Castile: Europe’s First Great Queen (Bloomsbury, 2017).

Henry Kamen reviews Tremlett, Isabella of Castile, in the Times Literary Supplement 5964, July 18, 2017.

Alexander Larman reviews Tremlett, Isabella of Castile, in the Guardian, March 19, 2017.

New Book: Parker & Starr-LeBeau, “Judging Faith, Punishing Sin”

Charles H. Parker and Gretchen Starr-LeBeau, eds, Judging Faith, Punishing Sin: Inquisitions and Consistories in the Early Modern World (Cambridge, 2017).

Introduction Charles H. Parker and Gretchen Starr-LeBeau

Part I. Institutional Contexts and Operations
Section 1. Local Contexts and Regional Variations:
1. Consistories Raymond A. Mentzer
2. Inquisitions Christopher F. Black

Section 2. Tribunals and Jurisdictions:
3. Consistories Margo Todd
4. Inquisitions Gretchen Starr-LeBeau and Kimberly Lynn
5. Consistories and civil authorities Sara Beam
6. Episcopal courts in Iberia, Italy, and Latin America Edward Behrend-Martínez
7. Church courts in England Martin Ingram

Section 3. Judges and Shepherds:
8. Consistories William Naphy
9. Inquisitions Kimberly Lynn

Section 4. Inquisition and Consistory Records:
10. Consistories Christian Grosse, translated by Charles Parker
11. Inquisitions Kim Siebenhüner, translated by Heidi Bek

Part II. Consistories and Inquisitions in Action
Section 5. Programs of Moral and Religious Reform:
12. Consistories Philippe Chareyre, translated by Charles H. Parker
13. Inquisitions Doris Moreno Martínez, translated by Gretchen Starr-LeBeau

Section 6. Victims as Actors:
14. Consistories Timothy Fehler
15. Inquisitions Lu Ann Homza

Section 7. Negotiating Penance:
16. Consistories Karen E. Spierling
17. Inquisitions John F. Chuchiak, IV

Section 8. Gender on Trial: Attitudes toward Femininity and Masculinity:
18. Consistories Jeffrey Watt
19. Inquisitions Allyson M. Poska

Part III. Ecclesiastical Discipline’s Expanding Reach and Decline: Section 9. Disciplinary Institutions in the Atlantic World:
20. Consistories Mark Meuwese
21. Inquisitions Allyson Poska

Section 10. Disciplinary Institutions in an Asian Environment:
22. Consistories Hendrik E. Niemeijer
23. Inquisitions Bruno Feitler

Section 11. The Endgame: The Decline of Institutional Correction:
24. Consistories Jo Spaans
25. Inquisitions James E. Wadsworth

Conclusion. Reformations of penance and scholarly renascences William Monter