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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2017
... evolved into a flexible bundle of methodological practices. These practices have been used to tackle different historical problems from different time periods and subfields of history. While Tom notes that the “linguistic 2  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 47.1 / 2017 turn” had...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2017
... questions, engages, and critiques the microhistorians, their practices, and their work. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 microhistory historiography history writing historical methodology • Microhistory Today...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2017
... globalizing scholarship. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 microhistory historiography history writing historical methodology • The Macrohistory of Microhistory Thomas V. Cohen...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 193–198.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., and the power of the small to clarify large issues, they also exhibit new possibilities for writing gender history, literary history, and global history. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 microhistory historiography history writing historical methodology...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 603–628.
Published: 01 September 2016
... irrelevant to his historical analyses. Maintaining that The Unintended Reformation amounts to a declensionist narrative, this essay scrutinizes the model of historical causation underlying Gregory's narrative. Avoiding the pattern of numerous earlier critiques, which contest the book from a liberal-secular...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2001) 31 (2): 251–282.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Sandra Logan © by Duke University Press 2001 JMEMS31.2-02 Logan 4/30/01 9:34 AM Page 251 a Making History: The Rhetorical and Historical Occasion of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
...- ship must accept the fact of its own historicity.1 My discussion is divided into three main sections: first, some com- ments on periodization and its problems; second, a survey of some concep- tual and methodological tendencies that have enriched, complicated, but also inhibited our...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 377–401.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Blaire Zeiders This article posits the importance of John Dee’s Brytanici Imperii Limites in navigating the borders of credibility from the premodern to the post-truth era. While participating in the stated empiricism of early modern scholars like John Leland, Dee also drew upon the methodologies...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2016
... periodization of western history, that is both committed to historical research and attentive to the theoretical models shaping such research. Gregory's The Unintended Reformation not only meets this criteria but goes beyond by unfolding an immensely erudite narrative of modernity and its sources. It is a work...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 293–316.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Hannah Crawforth This essay pays long overdue attention to E.K's glosses of native English words in Edmund Spenser's The Shepheardes Calender (1579). Spenser's practice of using native English words is indebted to the emerging discipline of Anglo-Saxon studies, especially to the methodology of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 225–255.
Published: 01 May 2009
... themselves as part of nature.26 Other ecocritics working in the field of medieval studies have focused on refining our historical methodologies for ascertaining the range of meanings that nature held in the past. Rebecca Douglass senses the vastly different connotations that the word held...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2012
... narratives of the history of virtue ethics. The aim of this special issue is to remedy this lack by bringing together philosophical, theological, historical, and literary studies of virtue and the virtues in key thinkers, texts, and sociocultural contexts from the thirteenth through the seventeenth centuries...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 May 2018
... converted to one of the confessions? Was there a hybrid double religious belonging to both faiths? This study explores the nature of the ties between religious conversion and political allegiance. Drawing on contemporary theoretical debate and historical case studies, it argues that a “double conversion” of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 511–544.
Published: 01 September 2009
... acknowledges all these changes, often in a tone of regretful melancholy. This essay analyzes the losses he records as he comments on the 430 to 500 woodcuts that make up his books, which, under pressure from historical shifts, call the epistemological claims of the genre into question. Duke University Press...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 597–617.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Maria Giuseppina Muzzarelli The ample record of medieval and early modern sumptuary laws represents an extensive historical period and a broad geographical area. Though scholars have not completely ignored these laws, they deserve far more attention and should be explored from many critical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 219–245.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Matthew Milner Recent work in historical philosophy on the Aristotelian concept of qualities — that is, hot, cold, wet, and dry, the fundamental causal agents of the natural world — offers a moment to reconsider the connections between medicine, religion, and natural philosophy in late medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 339–379.
Published: 01 May 2016
... appearance resonates with Lutheran image theology. Its maintenance of visual difference exemplifies a faith in sacred history's power to transcend historical difference; the relief depicts Heinrich's conversion as one sacrohistorical event among many. The relief's disjunctive appearance also provides an...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2007) 37 (3): 645–646.
Published: 01 September 2007
... England — have all too often been regarded. This special issue seeks to explore in a more nuanced manner, and from a variety of methodological perspectives, cultural constructions and parallel concerns common to both empires as well as a number of inherent differences. We seek articles that...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2006) 36 (3): 667–669.
Published: 01 September 2006
... that are both informed by historical inquiry and alert to issues raised by contempo- rary theoretical debate. We expect that essays will be grounded in an inti- mate knowledge of a particular past and that their argumentation reveal a concern for the theoretical and methodological issues involved...