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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Maureen Quilligan Illustrated by more than six hundred plates and comprising twenty-seven volumes published over a span of nearly half a century by Theodor de Bry and his family from 1590 to 1634, the India Occidentales and India Orientalis series comprise a collection of European travels to the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 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–and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 117–136.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Dennis Austin Britton The travel narratives in Theodor De Bry's America and the collection itself are often read allegorically: the events in the New World are read as signifying Protestant-Catholic conflict on the European continent. Attending to differences between the English text of Sir Walter...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 173–223.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Walter Mignolo Theodor De Bry and his family's volumes of the America series, as well as their entire collection of narratives and engravings depicting the newly “discovered” worlds of East and West, illustrate only half of the story: the world as seen by European eyes. This essay focuses on Guaman...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 373–405.
Published: 01 May 2014
... “behind a sheet which completely covered him.” Raising a thin veil before the Europeans’ eyes, the Inca marked the sensory faculty of vision, giving it a cultural mode. The Inca ruler’s European antagonists were woven into the fabric of the Inca cultural order, caught looking. a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 201–221.
Published: 01 January 2009
... publishers. Other European titles are included whenever received. Books are classified under variable topical headings and listed alphabetically by author's name. Entries include complete bibliographical data and annotations. With few exceptions, books appearing here have been published within the previous...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
... both the interior world of the human frame and in the macrocosm of the terrestrial world is shown to be very much the product of developing print culture. European navigators and natural philosophers, in their distinct spheres, were keen to preserve not just a record of the priority of discovery, but...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 331–373.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Patricia Simons The ubiquity and charm of pissing putti in early modern imagery has inured us to their valence, for an important proof of masculinity in the European tradition is to be able to emit fluids from the penis, usually with some force, and significantly while standing erect. In early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2008) 38 (3): 611–632.
Published: 01 September 2008
... publishers. Other European titles are included whenever received. Books are classified under variable topical headings and listed alphabetically by author's name. Entries include complete bibliographical data and annotations. With few exceptions, books appearing here have been published within the previous...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 325–346.
Published: 01 May 2010
... concretely a number of pervasive social and cultural anxieties about masculine self-presentation in Bruno's time. This essay brings together literary and cultural history within the broader context of gender and body studies of Renaissance Italy, in particular, and, more generally, of the European...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 67–92.
Published: 01 January 2011
... argues that the abridgment, rather than the independent publication it is sometimes taken to be, was constructed with the same editorial strategy in mind as earlier De Bry volumes. Heathen beliefs in the western hemisphere were further emphasized, European superiority was visualized more clearly, and the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 January 2011
... be just as civilized as European monarchies in its deployment of a rational mode of social control through violence. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 a “A dish fit for the gods”: Mexica Sacrifice in De Bry...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2012
.... Even if the pagan discourse of virtue had been adopted by Christianity in its earliest centuries, both medieval and early modern European thinkers continued to wrestle with the interface between divine formation and social formation and their implications for the character of human moral agency...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 623–653.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Christine A. Jones An artisanal practice with no domestic precedent in the seventeenth century, hot beverages had a dubious charm for Europeans. Unlike mirror-making and ceramics, the craft of the “coffee-man” resulted in something new that was edible and that proved physiologically surprising...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 187–213.
Published: 01 January 2014
... many kinds of “female” in the early modern shake-up: the terms of sex and gender lose purchase in an avalanche of novel categories at least transitionally operative in the social and epistemological chaos of the period. Confronted by the colonial New World, European gender and other fundamental...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 457–467.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Shannon Gayk; Robyn Malo This special issue of the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies explores the many continuities between medieval and early modern ideas about the sacred object. Until recently, the European Protestant Reformations were usually understood to mark a sharp break in the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2015
... present in an array of medieval and early modern European materials. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. death and dying physical body art and politics...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2016
... resolving substantial moral disagreements? Gregory's account of how we have become what we are centers its genealogical answer on the European Reformation of the sixteenth century and on the influences and “unintended” consequences of this Reformation. And Gregory's concentration on the world historical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2002) 32 (3): 433–468.
Published: 01 September 2002
... variously as an embodiment of the unbounded ambi- tion of Baconian science and a remnant of the culture of medieval magic, as an idealization of a superior European technology and a materialization of European letters and literacy, as the enchanted “book” of the theater and the corporeal incarnation of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2006) 36 (3): 517–537.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of Hispanic imperial utopianism. Japan, the scene of brutal persecution, ironi- cally becomes a site from which the universal monarchy of Catholic Spain can be imagined, and from which it becomes an object of longing. For seventeenth-century Europeans, Japan was a world turned upside...