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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).

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).

BSPHS 2016: Articles & Reviews

Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies 41/1 (2016):

Review Essay: Zúpanov, “Forgery and the Specter of Philology” in History & Theory, March 2017

Ines G. Zúpanov, “Forgery and the Specter of Philology,” History & Theory 56/1 (2017).

Discusses Katrina OldsForging the Past: Invented Histories in Counter-Reformation Spain (Yale, 2017).

Reviews in the Winter 2016 SCJ

Sixteenth Century Journal 47/4 (2016):

R. Po-Chia Hsia reviews Carlos M.N. Eire, Reformations: The Early Modern World, 1450-1650 (Yale, 2016).

Linda K. Williams reviews Nancy E. van Deusen, Global Indios: The Indigenous Struggle for Justice in Sixteenth-Century Spain (Duke, 2015).

Alison Weber reviews Helen H. Reed and Trevor J. Dawson, eds, La princesa de Éboli: Cautiva del rey: Vida de Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda (1540-1592) (Marcial Pons Historia, 2015).

Miles Pattenden reviews Annemarie Jordan-Gschwend and K.J.P. Lowe, The Global City: On the Streets of Renaissance Lisbon (London: Paul Holberton Publishing, 2015).

Ronald H. Fritze reviews Alfredo López Austin, The Myth of Quetzalcoatl: Religion, Rulership, and History in the Nahua World (University Press of Colorado, 2015).

John Considine reviews Byron Ellsworth Hamann, The Translations of Nebrija: Language, Culture, and Circulation in the Earl Modern World (University of Massachusetts Press, 2015).

Karen B. Graubart reviews Allyson M. Poska, Gendered Crossings: Women and Migration in the Spanish Empire (University of New Mexico Press, 2016).

Heather J. Allen reviews Barbara E. Mundy, The Death of Aztec Tenochtitlan: The Life of Mexico City (University of Texas Press, 2015).

Reviews in the SCJ, Fall 2016

The Sixteenth Century Journal 47/3 (2016):

Ronald H. Fritze reviews Trevor P. Hall, ed. and trans., Before Middle Passage: Translated Portuguese Manuscripts of Atlantic Slave Trading from West Africa to Iberian Territories, 1513-1526 (Ashgate, 2015).

Nuria Silleras-Fernandez reviews Harald E. Braun and Jesús Pérez-Magallón, eds, The Transatlantic Hispanic Baroque: Complex Identities in the Atlantic World (Ashgate, 2014).

Robert E. Scully, SJ, reviews Liam Matthew Brockey, The Visitor: André Palmeiro and the Jesuits in Asia (Harvard, 2014).

Raúl Marreno-Fente reviews Sherwin K. Bryant, Rivers of Gold, Lives of Bondage: Governing through Slavery in Colonial Quito (UNC, 2017).

Restall reviews Thomas, “World without End,” in JWH, Sept 2016

Matthew Restall reviews Hugh Thomas, World without End: Spain, Philip II, and the First Global Empire (Random House, 2015) in The Journal of World History 27/3 (2016).

Reviews in JWH, Dec 2015

Journal of World History 26/4 (2015):

James B Tueller reviews Slavery in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia by William D. Phillips Jr, and: The Disappearing Mestizo: Configuring Difference in the Colonial New Kingdom of New Granada by Joanne Rappaport, and: Defining Boundaries in al-Andalus: Muslims, Christians and Jews in Islamic Iberia by Janina M. Safran.


Victor K Stoll reviews Iberian Visions of the Pacific Ocean, 1507–1899 by Rainer F. Buschmann, and: Navigating the Spanish Lake: The Pacific in the Iberian World, 1521–1898 by Rainer F. Buschmann, Edward R. Slack Jr., and James B. Tueller.

Reviews in the AHR, Dec 2016

American Historical Review 121/5 (2016).

Nina Caputo reviews Thomas DevaneyEnemies in the Plaza: Urban Spectacle and the End of Spanish Frontier Culture, 1460–1492 (Penn, 2015).

Jane Ohlmeyer reviews Eduardo de MesaThe Irish in the Spanish Armies in the Seventeenth Century (Boydell and Brewer, 2014).

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

Ruth MacKay reviews Darlene Abreu-FerreiraWomen, Crime, and Forgiveness in Early Modern Portugal (Routledge 2015).

Rafael Valladares reviews Erik Lars MyrupPower and Corruption in the Early Modern Portuguese World (LSU Press, 2015).

Charles F. Walker reviews Mark MoleskyThe Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason (Knopf, 2015).

John Edwards reviews Katrina B. OldsForging the Past: Invented Histories in Counter-Reformation Spain (Yale, 2015).