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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).

Articles & Reviews in the JEMH 22/5 2018

The Journal of Early Modern History 22/5 (2018):

Ângela Barreto Xavier, “The Casa da Índia and the Emergence of a Science of Administration in the Portuguese Empire.”

Fabien Montcher, “The Portable Archives of the Westphalian Negotiations: From Archival Arsenals to Archival Absolutism (France, Portugal, and Spain).”

Rachael Ball reviews Antonio Feros, Speaking of Spain: The Evolution of Race and Nation in the Hispanic World.

Arthur Weststeijn reviews Miguel Martínez, Front Lines: Soldiers’ Writing in the Early Modern Hispanic World.

Reviews in the RQ Fall 2018

Renaissance Quarterly 71/3 2018:

Xanthe Brooke reviews Velázquez Re-Examined: Theory, History, Poetry, and Theatre, Giles Knox and Tanya J. Tiffany, eds (Brepols, 2017).

Silvia Z. Mitchell reviews Early Modern Dynastic Marriages and Cultural Transfer, Joan-Lluís Palos and Magdalena S. Sánchez, eds (Ashgate, 2016).

Thomas A. Kirk reviews Matteo Salonia, Genoa’s Freedom: Entrepreneurship, Republicanism, and the Spanish Atlantic (Lexington Books, 2017).

Jeanette M. Fregulia reviews Italian Merchants in the Early-Modern Spanish Monarchy: Business Relations, Identities and Political Resources, Catia Brilli and Manuel Herrero Sánchez, eds (Routledge, 2017).

Céline Dauverd reviews Eberhard Crailsheim, The Spanish Connection: French and Flemish Merchant Networks in Seville (1570–1650) (Cologne: Böhlau Verlag, 2016).

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

Tina Asmussen reviews Orlando Betancor, The Matter of Empire: Metaphysics and Mining in Colonial Peru (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017).

Cristina Diego Pacheco reviews Musical Exchanges, 1100-1650: Iberian Connections, ed. Manuel Pedro Ferreira.

Hilaire Kallendorf reviews Ryan D. Giles, Inscribed Power: Amulets and Magic in Early Spanish Literature (University of Toronto Press, 2017).

Reviews in the JMH, Sept 2018

The Journal of Modern History 90/3 (2018):

Kenneth J. Andrien reviews Antonio Feros, Speaking of Spain: The Evolution of Race and Nation in the Hispanic World (Harvard 2017).

LuAnn Homza reviews The Early Modern Hispanic World: Transnational and Interdisciplinary Approaches, Kimberly Lynn and Erin Kathleen Rowe, eds (Cambridge, 2017).

Rodríguez Mediano Reviews Pereda in RdL, Aug 18, 2018

Revista de Libros, Aug 28, 2018:

Fernando Rodríguez Mediano reviews Felipe Pereda, Crimen e ilusión. El arte de la verdad en el Siglo de Oro (Marcial Pons, 2017).

Orlandi, “Dolls as Ambassadors in 16th Century Spain” & a Review in JEMH 22/4 (2018)

The Journal of Early Modern History 22/4 (2018):

Angela Orlandi, “Playing with Luxury: Dolls as Ambassadors for the Florentine Business Community in Sixteenth-Century Spain?”

James B. Tueller reviews Patrick J. O’Banion, ed., This Happened in My Presence: Moriscos, Old Christians, and the Inquisition in the Town of Deza, 1569-1611.