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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).

Reviews in the March 2019 RQ

Renaissance Quarterly 72/1 (2019):

Javier Lorenzo reviews A Maturing Market: The Iberian Book World in the First Half of the Seventeenth Century, Alexander S. Wilkinson and Alejandra Ulla Lorenzo, eds, (Brill, 2017).

Catherine Ballériaux reviews Girolamo Imbruglia, The Jesuit Missions of Paraguay and a Cultural History of Utopia (1568-1789) (Brill, 2017).

Ethelia Ruiz Medrano reviews Ida Altman, Contesting Conquest: Indigenous Perspectives on the Spanish Occupation of Nueva Galicia, 1524-1545 (Penn State, 2017).

Rachel Sarah O’Toole reviews Regina Harrison, Sin and Confession in Colonial Peru: Spanish-Quechua Penitential Texts, 1560-1650 (Texas, 2014).

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

Ascherson Reviews Elliott, “Scots & Catalans” in the NYRB, April 18, 2019

The New York Review of Books, April 18, 2019.

Neal Ascherson reviews J.H. Elliott, Scots and Catalans: Union and Disunion (Yale, 2018).

Cohen Reviews Ball in the JMH, Dec 2018

The Journal of Modern History 90/4 (2018):

Walter Cohen reviews Rachael Ball, Treating the Public: Charitable Theater and Civic Health in the Early Modern Atlantic World (LSU, 2016).

Article & Reviews in the JEMH 22/6

The Journal of Early Modern History 22/6 (2018):

Fabrizio D’Avenia, “From Spain to Sicily after the Expulsion: Conversos between Economic Networks and the Aristocratic Elite.”

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

Article & Reviews in the BSPHS

The Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies 43/1 (2018):

Rachael Ball, Caroline Streff, Brittney Anderson, Lauren Caraghar, and John Macy, “From the Spanish Atlantic Archives to the Classroom in the Arctic: Perspectives on Linking Digital Projects and Undergraduate Research in History.”

Teofilo F. Ruiz reviews Jean Dangler, Edging Towards Iberia.

José Luis Casabán reviews Luis Gorrochategui Santos, The English Armada: The Greatest Naval Disaster in English History.

Israel Burshatin reviews Javier Irigoyen-García, “Moors Dressed as Moors”: Clothing, Social Distinction, and Ethnicity in Early Modern Iberia.

Rachael Ball reviews Sarah E. Owens, Nuns Navigating the Spanish Empire.

Elena Del Rio Parra reviews Hilaire Kallendorf, Ambiguous Antidotes: Virtue as Vaccine for Vice in Early Modern Spain.

Aurora Morcillo reviews Marta V. Vicente, Debating Sex and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Spain.

José Álvarez Junco reviews Antonio Feros, Speaking of Spain: The Evolution of Race and Nation in the Hispanic World.


Articles & Reviews in the Winter ’18 RQ

Renaissance Quarterly 71/4 (2018):

Lauren Beck, “Race and Labor in Sixteenth-Century Seville through the Prism of Accounting Books (Hijuelas) from the Reales Alcázares.”

Steven Thiry, “Rites of Reversion: Ceremonial Memory and Community in the Funereal Services for Philip II in the Netherlands (1598).”

Nicola Jennings reviews Rogier van der Weyden y España, Lorne Campbell and José Pérez Preciado, eds (Madrid: Museo Nacional del Prado, 2016).

Carmen Ripollés reviews Jusepe Martínez, Practical Discourses on the Most Noble Art of Painting, trans. David McGrath and Zahira Velíz (Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2017).

Rámon Mujica Pinilla reviews Emblems in Colonial Ibero-America: To the New World on the Ship of Theseus, ed. Pedro Germano Leal ( Droz, 2017).

Christina H. Lee reviews Javier Irigoyen-García, “Moors Dressed as Moors”: Clothing, Social Distinction, and Ethnicity in Early Modern Iberia (Toronto, 2017).

Clifford J. Rogers reviews L.J. Andrew Villalon and Donald J. Kagay, To Win and Lose a Medieval Battle: Nájera (April 3, 1367), a Pyrrhic Victory for the Black Prince (Brill, 2017).

Jaclyn Cohen-Steinberg reviews The Routledge Research Companion to Early Modern Spanish Women Writers, Nieves Baranda and Anne J. Cruz, eds (Routledge, 2018).

Pablo González Tornel reviews Lucas A. Marchante Aragón, Performing the King Divine: The Early Modern Spanish Aulic Festival (Kassel: Edition Reichenberger, 2017).

Nicolás Vivalda reviews Francisco Santos, Día y Noche de Madrid, ed. Enrique García Santo-Thomás (Madrid: Cátedra, 2017).

Feros Reviews Jordán Arroyo, Entre la vigilia y el sueño

Revista de Libros, Oct 2018:

Antonio Feros reviews María V. Jordán Arroyo, Entre la vigilia y el sueño. Soñar en el Siglo de Oro (Iberoamericana Vervuert, 2017).