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Reviews in the JIH Spring 2018

The Journal of Interdisciplinary History 48/4 (2018):

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

Rebecca Earle reviews Jodi Campbell, At the First Table: Food and Social Identity in Early Modern Spain (Nebraska, 2017).

Fidel J. Tavárez reviews Ernesto Bassi, An Aqueous Territory: Sailor Geographies and New Granada’s Transimperial Greater Caribbean World; New Countries, Capitalism, Revolution, and Nations in the Americas, 1750-1870 (Duke, 2016).


Cavanaugh, “Enslaved Morisco Children” + Reviews in RQ Winter, 2017

Renaissance Quarterly 70/4 (2017):

Stephanie M. Cavanaugh, “Litigating for Liberty: Enslaved Morisco Children in Sixteenth-Century Valladolid.”

James Amelang reviews Miguel Martínez, Front Lines: Soldiers’ Writing in the Early Modern Hispanic World (Penn, 2016).

Elizabeth R. Wright reviews Julia L. Farmer, Imperial Tapestries: Narrative Form and the Question of Spanish Habsburg Power (Bucknell, 2016).

Oriol Miró Martí reviews Jesús Botello López-Canti, Cervantes, Felipe II, y la España del Siglo del Oro (Iberoamericana, 2016).

Rina Walthaus reviews Beyond Spain’s Borders: Women Players in Early Modern National Theaters, Anne J. Cruz and María Cristina Quintero, eds (Routledge, 2017).

Evangelisti Article & Reviews in JEMH 22/1-2

Journal of Early Modern History 22/1-2 (2018):

Sylvia Evangelisti, “Religious Women, Mystic Journeys and Agency in Early Modern Spain.”

David Do Paço reviews Noel Malcolm, Agents of Empire: Knights, Corsairs, Jesuits and Spies in the Sixteenth-Century Mediterranean World (Oxford, 2017).

Nicola Di Cosmo reviews Tonio Andrade, The Gunpowder Age: China, Military Innovation, and the Rise of the West in World History (Princeton, 201).


La Parra López Reviews Moreno Alonso, “Jovellanos,” in Revista de Libros

Emilio la Parra López reviews Manuel Moreno AlonsoJovellanos. La moderación en política (Gota a Gota, 2017) in Revista de Libros, Feb 26, 2018.

Enrigue Reviews Restall in NYRB, May 24, 2018

Álvaro Enrigue reviews Matthew Restall, When Montezuma Met Cortés: The True Story of the Meeting that Changed History (Ecco, 2018),” in “The Curse of Cortés,” New York Review of Books, May 24, 2018.

Malamud Reviews “Clima, desastres, y convulsiones sociales” in Revista de Libros

Carlos Malamud reviews Clima, desastres y convulsiones sociales en España e Hispanoamérica, siglos XVII-XX, Luis Alberto Arrioja Díaz Viruell and Armando Alberola Romá, eds (Universidad de Alicante y El Colegio de Michoacán, 2016) in Revista de Libros, Dec 18, 2017.

Fenton Reviews Zurbarán’s Jacob and His Twelve Sons at the Frick in NYRB, April 5, 2018

James Fenton, “The Bishop’s Elders of Israel” in the New York Review of Books, April 5, 2018.

Shapin Reviews Pimental, “Rhinoceros & the Megatherium” in LRB, March 8, 2018

London Review of Books 40/5, March 8, 2018

Steven Shapin reviews Juan Pimental, The Rhinoceros and the Megatherium: An Essay in Natural History (Harvard, 2017).

Reviews in the JWH, Dec 2017

Journal of World History 28/3-4 (2017):

Heather R. Peterson reviews Nancy van Deusen, Global Indios: The Indigenous Struggle for Justice in Sixteenth-Century Spain (Duke, 2015).

Susan Kellogg reviews Amber BrianAlva Ixtlilxochitl’s Native Archive and the Circulation of Knowledge in Colonial Mexico (Vanderbilt, 2016) and Karoline P. Cook, Forbidden Passages: Muslims and Moriscos in Colonial Spanish America (Penn, 2016).

Vincent Evener reviews Carlos M.N. Eire, Reformations: The Early Modern World, 1450-1650 (Yale, 2016).

Pernille Røge reviews Anthony Pagden, The Burdens of Empire: 1539 to the Present (Cambridge, 2015).

Coates Reviews Laband in the JMiH, July 2017

Journal of Military History 81/3 (2017):

Timothy J. Coates reviews John Laband, Bringers of War: The Portuguese in Africa during the Age of Gunpowder and Sail, from the Fifteenth to the Eighteenth Centuries (Frontline Books, 2013).