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Lafuente reviews “La disputa del pasado” in the RdL, Oct 2021

Fernando R. Lafuente, “El anacronismo, enfermidad infantil de la historia,” reviewing La disputa del pasado: España, México y la leyenda negra, Emilio Lamo de Espinosa, ed. (Turner Libros, 2021), in the Revista de Libros, Oct 5, 2021.

Restall Reviews Fernández-Armesto, “Straits,” in the TLS, April 1, 2022

Matthew Restall reviews Felipe Fernández-Armesto, Straits: Beyond the Myth of Magellan in The Times Literary Supplement, April 1, 2022, No. 6209.

Review Article by Elliott in JEMH March 2022

In the Journal of Early Modern History 26/1-2 (2022) John Elliott reviews:

The Oxford Handbook of Borderlands in the Iberian World, edited by Danna A. Levin Rojo and Cynthia Radding

The Routledge Hispanic Studies Companion to Colonial Latin American and the Caribbean (1492–1898), edited by Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel and Santa Arias

The Iberian World 1450–1820, edited by Fernando Bouza, Pedro Cardim, and Antonio Feros

Iberian Empires and the Roots of Globalization, edited by Ivonne del Valle, Anna More, and Rachel Sarah O’Toole

Monarquias Ibéricas em Perspectiva Comparada (Sécs. XVI–XVIII). Dinâmicas Imperiais e Circulação de Modelos Administrativos, edited by Ângela Barreto Xavier, Federico Palomo, and Roberta Stumpf

Stammers Reviews Tomlinson, “Goya,” in LRB Dec 16, 2021

Tom Stammers, “No Looking Back,” Goya: A Portrait of the Artist, by Janis Tomlinson.

London Review of Books 43/24 December 16, 2021.

Hispanic Society Exhibitions: “Gilded Figures” & “Treasures from the Library”

The Hispanic Society of America has two new exhibitions, one in the museum and one in the library:

“Gilded Figure: Wood and Clay Made Flesh” through Jan 9, 2022.

“Treasures from the Hispanic Society Library” through Dec 30, 2021.

Holland Cotter reviews the exhibitions in the New York Times.

Scurr Reviews Tomlinson in the TLS

Ruth Scurr, “Filling out a portrait? The life of an artist who served kings, not their ideologies,” reviewing Janis A. Tomlinson, Goya: A Portrait of the Artist (Princeton, 2020). Times Literary Supplement, June 11, 2021, no. 6167.

Gelabert Reviews Parker, “Carlos V”

Juan Eloy Gelabert, “Las antinomias de Carlos V,” Revista de Libros, Aug 7, 2019

Featured Review in the AHR, Dec 2018: Tutino, “The Mexican Heartland”

Jeremy Adelman reviews John Tutino, The Mexican Heartland: How Communities Shaped Capitalism, a Nation, and World HIstory, 1500-2000, The American Historical Review 123/5 (2018).

Wright, “How European Viruses Toppled the Aztec & Inca Empires” in the TLS, Jan 1, 2021

Ronald Wright, “Germ Warfare: How European Viruses Toppled the Aztec and Inca Empires,” Times Literary Supplement 6144, January 1, 2021.

Review of: David M. Carballo, Collision of Worlds: A Deep History of the Fall of Aztec Mexico and the Forging of New Spain; R. Alan Covey, Inca Apocalypse: The Spanish Conquest and the Transformation of the Andean World; and Fernando Cervantes, Conquistadores: A New History.

Penn Reviews Parker in the LRB, Jan 23, 2020

Thomas Penn reviews Geoffrey Parker, Emperor: A New Life of Charles V, in the London Review of Books 42/2, January 23, 2020.