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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 15–34.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Daniela Frigo Duke University Press 2008 Translated by John Watkins University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota a Prudence and Experience: Ambassadors and Political Culture...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 177–191.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the plague of 1348. Petrarch's letters enable us to perceive how he shaped his early experiences in the mold of his later misfortunes. Imperialism, cultural and political, provided Petrarch in 1351 with rhetorical materials to refashion setbacks endured during the previous decade, which had turned his...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Ioan Albu The cultural, political, and geographical liminality of Wallachia (modern day Romania) between West and East generated a double interreligious conversion of its rulers in the age of the state formation. This straddling between Eastern and Western civilizations transformed Wallachia...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Alexander Samson England and Spain's close ties of kinship had bound the royal houses together stretching back to the thirteenth century. In the later sixteenth century, English interest in Spanish culture, history, and politics had intensified precisely during the period when political relations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (3): 433–434.
Published: 01 September 2018
... poetry, theology to politics. Even within the long traditions of Christianity, understanding of conversion has included significantly different inflections. The study of conversion has great potential to illuminate many aspects of medieval and early modern culture in terms of revolutionary change...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 373–405.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Adam Herring This article examines vision and cultural authority among the leadership of the Inca Empire of Andean South America. In Inca political society, seeing was cultural being. The essay addresses the spaces in which Inca acts of perception took place, as well as the architectural frameworks...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 January 2016
... prominently in this intriguing textual landscape. Focusing on this particular healing paradigm, and drawing on insights from cultural theory of the body and medical history, this intertextual analysis of medical writings, English Civil War playlets, and political treatises by Harrington, Winstanley, Coppe...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (2): 265–294.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Jessica Hines Building on recent critical conversations in the history of the emotions, this article examines how the language of compassion came into English culture and how it was deployed for theological and political purposes. It traces the growth of compassion in England in the early fifteenth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 (2020) 50 (3): 633–657.
Published: 01 September 2020
... The extended print and performance history of such plays speaks to the cultural force of apocalyptic history in moments of both political and religious crisis and opportunity. The symbolic valence of the miraculous birth of Elizabeth I, which concludes Henry VIII, and the prophetic militant hopes pinned...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 403–412.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Susan Zimmerman The phenomenon of disease played an important role in the development of premodern European culture, and in the reciprocal exchanges between Europe and the New World. Its understanding and regulation involved all sectors of society–religion, politics, science, law, commerce...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., carnivalesque utopia. Mock-romance becomes an acceptable mode of fantasy for the defeated royalist, including erotic encounters offered as a culturally rebellious, defiantly anti-Puritan activity. Gayton's playfulness is, in its own terms, consistent with the cultural interplay of Spanish and English terms...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 397–429.
Published: 01 September 2021
... that the strategic battering of marginal beings served to transmit a hierarchically ordered culture while forcefully expelling the Armagnac faction from the hierarchy's highest rank. Within this stark example of public violence that performatively materialized political division, the bodies of pigs and blind men...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 January 2014
... center on history (i.e., “story”) and theology, but also engage political topics: class, equality, governance, gender, the authority of reason, and conscience vis-à-vis that of tradition, custom, and culture. The essay focuses on these latter issues, that is to say, on the political opinions held...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 359–390.
Published: 01 May 2017
... that he was deeply invested in questions of popular politics and common conceptions of the landscape and its culture.65 Brit- ish Library, Maps C.7.b.24 is a copy of Norden’s 1598 Hertfordshire guide Lecky / Archiving Ordinary Experience  369 Figure 2. Map...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of methodological perspectives, cultural constructions and parallel concerns common to both empires as well as a number of inherent differences. Articles address the emergence of new historical, political, social, and aesthetic possibilities for these two imperial powers in both Old World and transatlantic contexts...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 635–655.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of possibility. Early modern nuns and the public sphere Abbess Mary Knatchbull’s role as a royalist conspirator in the 1650s graphi- cally illustrates the ways women used print, particularly news culture, to engage in political activism, and thereby participate in the public sphere. Although...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 511–544.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., Asia, Africa, and the New World—was challenged by a range of cultural transformations: changes in the style of clothing, the categories of people who wore particular fashions, the disappearance of fashions over time and through political changes, and the infringement of sumptuary laws. Vecellio...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
... political culture. The play's medievalism and its biblical allusions critically expose the efforts of some English Protestants to authorize power on the basis of a fundamentalist reading of the Bible. The biblical interests of Measure for Measure also respond to the king's censure of the Geneva Bible...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 487–516.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of biblical passages in contemporary social and political contexts. This essay rethinks the interpretive procedures and the cultural contexts of the notes, which, though influential in Elizabethan England, reflect the condition and polemical discourses of their exiled Marian community. Consequently...