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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Thomas Robisheaux In November 2015, a group of practicing microhistorians was brought to the Duke University campus to engage in a public roundtable discussion on their craft of historical writing. The participants—Peter Arnade, Thomas V. Cohen, Paul Edward Dutton, Jonathan Gebhardt, Sara...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Thomas V. Cohen In the classic microhistorical mode, this article begins with the tale of the author's quirky, accidental entry into microhistory. It then frames his own practice in the social history of the 1980s, before moving to an apologia for microhistory not as a field but as a practice. The...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2001) 31 (1): 113–146.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Jeffrey Jerome Cohen © by Duke University Press 2001 JMEMS31.1-05 Cohen 2/26/01 7:00 PM Page 113 a On Saracen Enjoyment: Some Fantasies of Race in Late Medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 193–198.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., with Leopold von Ranke’s historicism, the chief approach of historians has been to search for antecedents in order to understand some phenomenon. In his contribution to the volume, Thomas V. Cohen — whose place among microhistorians is guaranteed by his wonderfully readable books on Renais...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 441–442.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., 2015 Microhistory Today Edited by Thomas Robisheaux with Tom Cohen and Szijártó István Volume 47 / Number 1 / January 2017 Microhistory first developed in the 1970s and 1980s to meet a particular set of challenges and problems in writing medieval and early modern history. This special issue...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Duke University Durham, North Carolina The idea for this special issue of JMEMS came up in conversations between Tom Cohen and myself about the craft of microhistory. At the time I had been surprised at the reception of my own microhistory, where, for smooth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 635–637.
Published: 01 September 2015
... JMEMS@duke.edu httpmedren.trinity.duke.edu/jmems Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 45:3, September 2015 DOI 10.1215/10829636-3149296  © 2015 by Duke University Press Microhistory Today Edited by Thomas Robisheaux with Thomas Cohen and Szijártó István...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2004) 34 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2004
... or alongside our newer interests in subalterns, crusades, borderlands, or that medieval world mapped by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen as a “postcolonial Middle Ages.” Such a world “has no frontiers, only heterogeneous borderlands with multiple centers” and “a reconfigured geog- raphy” that includes “Asia...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2002) 32 (1): 59–84.
Published: 01 January 2002
... of rocks, where he was dashed into a thousand fragments and stained the waters with his blood.34 As recent studies by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Walter Stephens have sug- gested, Geoffrey’s characterization of Goemagog’s defeat has implications for cultural politics. The contest...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2007) 37 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 May 2007
... also culturally and genealogically the con- cept of queerness as defined by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen: “perturbing, disrup- tive, and at the same time attractive . . . secret inside and forbidden exterior to all that is straight and normal.” At once monstrous and yet so like the conquerors themselves...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 457–467.
Published: 01 September 2014
... each other.21 Applying this paradigm to the study of the Middle Ages, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen has recently argued that things “must possess a power indif- 460  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 44.3 / 2014 ferent to language: something that comes from themselves, not via human...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 121–146.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of investigating the mechanisms behind agency, which Thomas Cohen describes in his contri- Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 47:1, January 2017 DOI 10.1215/10829636-3716602  © 2017 by Duke University Press bution to this special issue: in order to “trace...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 143–159.
Published: 01 January 2009
... tried to suggest, for reminding us of what goes unexplored in early modern English drama. Yet surely, one might argue, scholars have compared the English and Spanish national theaters? Walter Cohen’s groundbreaking Marxist study, Drama of a Nation, led to a surge of interest in the topic.24 Yet...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 507–560.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 183–197.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... $69.95. Borovaya, Olga. The Beginnings of Ladino Literature: Moses Almosnino and His Readers. Indiana Series in Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. xii, 317 pp.; 9 figs., 1 map. $60.00. Cohen, Jeremy. A Historian in Exile: Solomon ibn Verga, “Shevet Yehudah...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 255–277.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... Scholars like Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, for example, have shed light on how chivalric romance functions as a kind of social pedagogy for chival- ric masculinity, in which the knightly devotee matures politically, socially, and sexually through his adventures.4 Other scholars like Holly Crocker and Tison...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the birth.58 Yet medical texts are nearly silent on the subject of alleviating pain during labor.59 Esther Cohen suggests that this is neither due to “medical or masculine callousness,” nor to Eve’s curse, but instead, she explains, “The scholarly medical tradition considered uterine...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2002) 32 (2): 399–424.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Forschungen zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Liter- aturwissenschaft, vol. 46. Amsterdam: Editions Rodopi, 2000. 252 pp. Paper $43.00. Cohen, Jeffrey Jerome, ed. The Postcolonial Middle Ages. The New Middle Ages. New York: Palgrave, (2000) 2001. vii, 286 pp. Paper $21.95. Graham, Timothy, ed. The...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2016) 46 (1): 189–207.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Shaped Jewish History, 70 – 1492. The Princeton Economic History of the Western World. Princton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, (2012) 2014. xvii, 323 pp.; 3 figs., 12 maps, 31 tables. Paper $19.95. Cohen, Richard I., et al., eds. Jewish Culture in Early Modern Europe: Essays in Honor of David...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 167–192.
Published: 01 January 2017
... England.2 Here, we move to the late seventeenth century and venture far beyond the confines of Europe, the place that has served as the familiar backdrop to most self-­described microhistories — that is, until the so-­called global turn, discussed in this volume by Thomas V. Cohen.3 As historians...