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Exhibition, Review, & Catalogue: Bartolomé Bermejo

Exhibition: “Bartolomé Bermejo: Master of the Spanish Renaissance,” The National Gallery, 12 June-29 Septbmer 2019.

Review: Isabelle Kent in Apollo June 25, 2019.

Exhibition catalog: Letizia Treves; with contributions by Paul Ackroyd, Rachel Billinge, Lorne Campbell, Tobias Capwell, Gabriele Finaldi, Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink, Gabriiella Macaro, Joan Molina Figueras, David Peggie, and Marika Spring, Bartolomé Bermejo: Master of the Spanish Renaissance (Yale, 2019).


Reviews in the June ’19 RQ

Renaissance Quarterly 72/2 (2019):

David Souto Alcalde reviews La invención de las noticias: Las relaciones de sucesos entre la literatura y la información (siglos XVI-XVIII), Giovanni Ciapelli and Valentina Nider, eds (Università degli studi di Trento, 2017).

Suzanne Sutherland reviews Idan Sherer, Warriors for a Living: The Experience of the Spanish Infantry in the Italian Wars, 1494-1559 (Brill, 2017).

Fabian Persson reviews Alistair Malcolm, Royal Favouritism and the Governing Elite of the Spanish Monarchy, 1640-1665 (OUP, 2017).

Mónica Morales reviews José Carlos de la Puente Luna, Andean Cosmopolitans: Seeking Justice and Reward at the Spanish Royal Court (University of Texas Press, 2018).

Christopher B. Weimer reviews Enrique García Santo-Tomás, The Refracted Muse: Literature and Optics in Early Modern Spain, trans. Vincent Barletta (University of Chicago Press, 2017).

Reviews in the April 2019 AHR

The American Historical Review 124/2 (2019):

Jacqueline Holler reviews Sarah E. Owens, Nuns Navigating the Spanish Empire (University of New Mexico, 2017).

Sean F. McEnroe reviews David Rex Galindo, To Sin No More: Franciscans and Conversion in the Hispanic World, 1683-1830 (Stanford, 2017).

Louise M. Burkhart reviews Nancy Farriss, Tongues of Fire: Language and Evangelization in Colonial Mexico (Oxford, 2018).

John Tolan reviews Olivia Remie Constable, To Live Like a Moor: Christian Perceptions of Muslim Identity in Medieval and Early Modern Spain (Penn, 2018).

Premo & Yannakakis, and a Review in the AHR, Feb 2019

The American Historical Review, 124/1 (2019):

Bianca Premo and Yanna Yannakakis, “A Court of Sticks and Branches: Indian Jurisdiction in Colonial Mexico and Beyond.”

Ana E. Schaposchnik reviews Karoline P. Cook, Forbidden Passages: Muslims and Moriscos in Colonial Spanish America (Penn, 2016).



Reviews in the AHR Dec ’18

The American Historical Review 123/5 (2018):

Natalia Sobrevilla Perea reviews Antonio Feros, Speaking of Spain: The Evolution of RAce and Nation in the Hispanic World (Harvard, 2017).

Paul Niell reviews Antonio Urquízar-Herrera, Admiration and Awe: Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations in Early Modern Spanish Historiography (Oxford, 2017).

Antonio Berrera reviews John T. Wing, Roots of Empire: Forests and State Power in Early Modern Spain, c. 1500-1750 (Brill, 2015).

Felipe Fernández-Armesto reviews Jodi Campbell, At the First Table: Food and Social Identity in Early Modern Spain (Nebraska, 2017).

Homza, “When Witches Litigate” and Review in JMH, June 2019

The Journal of Modern History 91/2 (2019):

Lu Ann Homza, “When Witches Litigate: New Sources from Early Modern Navarre.”

Werner Thomas reviews Judging Faith, Punishing Sin: Inquisitions and Consistories in the Early Modern World, Charles H. Parker and Gretchen Starr-LeBeau, eds.

Howard Reviews Catlos in TLS, May 14, 2019

Damian Howard, “Islam’s lost paradise: Tolerance and conflict in early modern Spain” reviews Brian A. Catlos, Kingdoms of Faith: A New History of Islamic Spain (2018) in the Times Literary Supplement, May 19, 2019.

Articles & Reviews in the JEMH March 2019

The Journal of Early Modern History 23/1 (2019):

Joaquim Alves Gaspar and Henrique Leitão, “Early Modern Nautical Charts and Maps: Working through Different Cartographic Paradigms.”

Pedro Luengo, “Transcultural Fights: Fortification in Southeast Asian Seas during the Eighteenth Century.”

Scott K. Taylor reviews Olivia Remie Constable, To Live Like a Moor: Christian Perceptions of Muslim Identity in Medieval and Early Modern Spain.


Gelber Reviews Carlos III Exhibitions

Two years late but still worth knowing about:

David Gelber, “The light and shade of Carlos III of Spain,” Apollo, January 18, 2017

Elliott Reviews Goodwin & Gibson in NYRB

The New York Review of Books, May 9, 2019:

J.H. Elliott, “Spain’s America,” a review of Robert Goodwin, América: The Epic Story of Spanish North America, 1493-1898 (Bloomsbury, 2019) and Carrie Gibson, El Norte: The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2019).