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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 January 2008
...John Watkins Duke University Press 2008 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. a Toward a New Diplomatic History of Medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Timothy Hampton Duke University Press 2008 a The Tragedy of Delegation: Diplomatic Action and Tragic Form in Racine’s Andromaque Timothy Hampton...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 609–631.
Published: 01 September 2020
... (who will still hunt counter) to a loss in all their disquisitions, and undertakings.” Wotton’s contrasting views point to the early modern concern with true, bold, and plain speech, known as parrhesia , and its importance in diplomatic practice. Combining Quentin Skinner’s rhetorical approach...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 477–492.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Jane Yeang Chui Wong The publication in 2008 of John Watkins’s special issue for the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies , “Toward a New Diplomatic History of Medieval and Early Modern Europe,” opened up the formal aspects of the ambassador’s office and official channels of diplomatic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 587–608.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Danila Sokolov This essay undertakes a cross-cultural interpretation of Giles Fletcher the Elder’s diplomatic mission to Muscovy (1588–89). It brings Fletcher’s official report on his embassy to the court of Emperor Fyodor in conversation with its Russian counterpart, in addition to placing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 565–586.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Jan Hennings; Edward Holberton This article examines interactions between diplomatic representation, state bureaucracy, and rhetoric in early modern diplomacy. It analyzes manuscripts in the hand of the poet Andrew Marvell, which he wrote as secretary to the Earl of Carlisle’s 1663–64 embassy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 633–657.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Fuente, Gondomar’s London replacement from 1618 to 1620, was clearly intervening to protect Anglo-Spanish diplomatic interests at the height of the ongoing marriage negotiations between the Infanta Maria and Prince Charles. By 1619, English opposition to the “Spanish match” had become inextricably shaped...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 659–670.
Published: 01 September 2020
... that dates back to the eighteenth century. If corporate directors and NGO officers have as much impact in shaping international systems as traditionally commissioned diplomats, it might make more sense to redefine diplomacy as a behavior that can be carried out by nonstate, noncommissioned agents...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Brett Edward Whalen Under Popes Honorius III, Gregory IX, and Innocent IV, the thirteenth-century papacy opened an unprecedented diplomatic dialogue with the Almohad dynasty in northern Africa. Working in conjunction with members of the new mendicant orders, above all the Franciscans, the Roman...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 601–633.
Published: 01 September 2011
... tours of the Zitelle, at the end of which he declared his satisfaction at the excellent treatment his daughter had received there. Diplomatic correspondence — especially reports by the two official interpreters who mediated the Ottoman dignitary’s interactions with his Venetian hosts — demonstrates how...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 January 2009
... had deteriorated into war. The perception of closeness and filiation ran parallel with enmity and hate. This study demonstrates the complexity of diplomatic and cultural exchange, assimilation, competition, and cooperation that characterized the intricate alliance between England and Spain...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 249–272.
Published: 01 May 2010
...-appreciated factor in the history of medieval diplomatic encounters. Examining chronicle sources and later literary renditions of the incident, retold from both French and an Anglo-Norman perspectives, the article reveals how medieval commentators made use of a rich emotional vocabulary in order either...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 459–481.
Published: 01 September 2009
... on how merchants, diplomats, humanists, artists, mendicants, pilgrims, itinerant artisans, and laborers viewed their world and moved within it. Duke University Press 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 493–513.
Published: 01 September 2020
... would have for England. His extensive network of contacts among both English and Scottish diplomatic personnel enabled him to exert influence over this area of policy. Walsingham’s view of Scotland and his preferred policy drew him into conflict with other members of Elizabeth’s government, who espoused...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 667–669.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Toward a New Diplomatic History Volume 38 / Number 1 / Winter 2008 Edited by John Watkins The time is ripe for a multidisciplinary reevaluation of one of the oldest, and traditionally one of the most conservative, subfields in the modern dis- cipline of history: the study of premodern diplomacy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 15–34.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Minneapolis, Minnesota The diffusion of ambassadors and the increased range and significance of their work are fundamental aspects of modern diplomacy.1 International relations do not coincide entirely with diplomatic theory and practice, since they involve different kinds of interactions...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 January 2008
... reports and rumor; the need to appear knowledgeable even while largely clueless about what was going on in the privy cabinets of the courts in Spain and Italy; little time for domes- tic affairs; a constant attention to diplomatic details and personal monetary problems; a great deal of formal...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 103–118.
Published: 01 January 2008
... technique. The queen mother thus saw her diplomatic role in negotiating peace from the point of view of the power of speech. Catherine names several of her rhetorical means: patience and deceit on one hand, anger and frankness on the other. Thanks to their cumulative effects, she was able...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 175.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., their intended meanings, and potentially divergent interpreta- tions. Sokolov s own historical practice mirrors the caution and nuance of early modern diplomatic practice at its best. In approaching the improvisational theater of the Russian court, he balances what can be known by careful examination...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (2): 455–473.
Published: 01 May 2006
.... By cutting across traditional period boundaries, we aim to encourage collaborative thinking between medievalists and early modern scholars on the interrelations between, and future of, their fields. Deadline for submission of manuscripts: July 1, 2006 Toward a New Diplomatic History Volume 38...