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Article & Reviews in the Hispanic Review, Spring 2017

Hispanic Review 85/2 (2017):

Or Hasson, “Between Clinical Writing and Storytelling: Alfonso de Santa Cruz and the Peculiar Case of the Man Who Thought He was Made of Glass.”

Claire Gilbert reviews Seth Kimmel, Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain (Chicago, 2015).

Hilaire Kallendorf reviews Elizabeth Teresa Howe, Autobiographical Writing by Early Modern Hispanic Women (Routledge, 2015).


Reviews in the June 2017 AHR

American Historical Review 122/3 (2017):

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

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

Sarah C. Chambers reviews Marcela Echeverri, Indian and Slave Royalists in the Age of Revolution: Reform, Revolution, and Royalism in the Northern Andes, 1780-1825 (Cambridge, 2016).

Reviews in the April 2017 AHR

American Historical Review 122/2 (2017):

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

David Geggus reviews Graham T. Nessler, An Islandwide Struggle for Freedom: Revolution, Emancipation and Reenslavement in Hispaniola, 1789-1809 (UNC Press, 2016).

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

Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra reviews Adrian Finucane, The Temptations of Trade: Britain, Spain, and the Struggle for Empire (Penn, 2016).

Reviews in the Hispanic Review, Winter 2017

Hispanic Review 85/1 (2017):

Glen Carman reviews Amy Fuller, Between Two Worlds: The autos sacramentales of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (Cambridge: Modern Humanities Research Association, 2015).

Víctor Sierra Matute reviews Enrique Fernández, Anxieties of Interiority and Dissection in Early Modern Spain (Toronto, 2015).

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

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).

Feros, “Cervantes, los moriscos, y la esencia de la España” in RdL

Antonio Feros, “Cervantes, los moriscos, y la esencia de la España” in the Revista de Libros, August, 2017.

In this essay, Feros reviews:

Madrid y Fráncfort, Iberoamericana-Vervuert, 2015 (2ª edición revisada y actualizada)
Thanks to Katie Harris & Espora for the tip.

Townsend Reviews Van Deusen in JSH, Spring 2017

Journal of Social History 50/3 (2017):

Camilla Townsend reviews Nancy E Van Deusen, Global Indios: The Indigenous Struggle for Justice in Sixteenth-Century Spain (Duke, 2015).

DeVun Reviews “Sex, Identity, & Hermaphrodites” in JHS, May 2016

The Journal of the History of Sexuality 25/2 (2016):

Leah DeVun reviews Richard Cleminson & Francisco Vázquez GarcíaSex, Identity, and Hermaphrodites in Iberia, 1500-1800 (Pickering and Chatto, 2013).

Link to review requires subscription to Project Muse.

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.