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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2004) 34 (3): 523–548.
Published: 01 September 2004
...D. Vance Smith © by Duke University Press 2004 Marx and T. F. Tout: Household, City, and History at Manchester D. Vance Smith Princeton University...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 173–190.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Su Mei Kok Spanning a thirty-eight-mile canal, a walled reservoir, and a city-wide network of wooden mains, London’s New River altered terrain from Hertfordshire to the city. A vital shift in London’s spatial order attended these topographical changes, as public space became a private commodity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 599–607.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Remaking a Bishops’ Bible in Seventeenth-Century­ England Adam G. Hooks University of Iowa Iowa City, Iowa The Bishops’ Bible, first published in 1568, is a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 407–432.
Published: 01 May 2009
... capitalism that gave birth to the genre in More's Utopia , however, female utopian thought is differently manifested as well. In the “Wyll,” the contradictions attending the moment of transition are embodied in the dissonant form of a poem that, in its first half, describes a city of abundance, and in its...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 147–166.
Published: 01 January 2017
... sociability in late medieval Burgundian cities. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 microhistory medieval Burgundian pardon letters masculinity and violence crime and testimony life narrative • Crime and Testimony...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 167–192.
Published: 01 January 2017
... seventeenth century. Their life stories, set against the backdrop of an early modern “global city,” shed light on the cross-cultural interactions that were critical to early modern globalization, as they contributed to the cultivation of global trade and participated in the far-reaching projects of Spanish...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 May 2019
... symptomatic of Anglo-Saxon attitudes to Rome, a city that inspired both hope and horror in early English minds. Legendary Germanic identity is thus identified as an early medieval production and as a means of understanding history that encompasses both different times and different cultures. Copyright...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 295–317.
Published: 01 May 2019
... witness to promote civic authority and engage the local history of York’s negotiations with royal authority. York’s charters combine the material geography of the city’s boundaries with abstract concepts of legal rights. Medieval law defined witnesses as neighbors close enough to have seen and heard...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 319–345.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., the Painters, and the city of Chester. In staging intergenerational masculine fellowship on several levels, the performance may also have spoken back against the Puritan view that Chester’s “popish” cycle had been extirpated. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Chester Corpus...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 597–617.
Published: 01 September 2009
... consumption stressed the need for the rich to reserve at least part of their resources for social measures in the form of charity. By regulating luxury through various forms of fines and penalties, sumptuary laws helped to benefit the less privileged and the city in general. Critiques of consumption, of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 615–634.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt This article compares the work of two late medieval bishops and the guidelines each produced for convents. In the late fifteenth century, Talavera (1430–1507), bishop of Avila in Spain, wrote a treatise addressed to the Cistercian nuns of the city that touched on the core...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jane Tylus This article addresses the role of two late fifteenth-century Florentine writers, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de’Medici and Antonia Pulci, in articulating what was at stake for women who sought to engage in meaningful ways in their city’s charitable economy. The emerging role of female...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 545–571.
Published: 01 September 2013
... had long rankled civic governors and guilds, sparking a series of legal and political skirmishes between the City and St. Martin’s in the 1520s and 1530s. This article examines St. Martin’s community of Dutch and French immigrants, who constituted the densest concentration of aliens in the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2015
... back the early modern layering of new religious, cultural, and political meanings in execution rituals. Using the two cities of Florence and Bologna as examples of the process, this essay demonstrates that the layerings did not develop in a clear sequence, but accumulated in a paradoxical interrelation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 January 2015
... when a “bride of Christ” killed herself or threatened to do so. Such willful deaths not only contravened basic religious precepts but also reneged on the promise to sacrifice oneself continuously for God, city, and family. Motivations for self-harm ranged from deep despair with convent life to madness...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 617–643.
Published: 01 September 2014
... stronghold of Acre, objects such as the gates of Janus in imperial Rome, the Tower of Babel, and the fortified city of Troy serve as potent emblems of turning points in the historical past and as potential springboards toward an imagined future. These monumental points of reference form a lattice of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2008) 38 (2): 285–314.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Appleford Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts How does a city, the “unintentional and unexpected result” of a “coevo- lutionary interaction of nature and culture,” represent itself to itself? The question lies latent in the study of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2000) 30 (2): 211–246.
Published: 01 May 2000
... while the barefooted fryars were singing Vespers in the temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the City first started to my mind.”1 In its topographical specificity—the Capitol lies in ruins while the temple of Jupiter has been taken over by “fryers”—this scene cap- tures...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2003) 33 (3): 517–536.
Published: 01 September 2003
... supposed, Damasus’ most enduring legacy was to be found in the guid- ance and instruction that his elegantly inscribed elogia, ringing the city, had offered to so many generations of pilgrims to Roma sotterranea cristiana .8 And, indeed, Damasus’ elogia did educate several centuries of late...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 217–218.
Published: 01 May 2013
... – 2012 Mary, the daughter of Anthony J. Drexel Biddle Jr. and Mary Lilian Duke Biddle, was born February 21, 1920. She spent her childhood in New York City, and it is likely that the libraries, museums, theaters, and all the cultural life of Manhattan had a profound influence upon the...