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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2005) 35 (1): 121–158.
Published: 01 January 2005
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (2): 223–261.
Published: 01 May 2006
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Thomas Robisheaux Microhistory, far from a brief and controversial experiment in history writing of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, has become one of the most creative ways to tackle the difficult problems of writing history in our time. This JMEMS special issue brings together practicing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 (2020) 50 (1): 95–113.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Jaime Goodrich This essay considers how two Benedictine writers, Claude Estiennot (1639–1699) and Anne Neville (1605–1689), engaged with the generic conventions of historical writing, specifically the subgenre of monastic history. In an attempt to complicate critical narratives about early modern...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of 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 (2020) 50 (3): 633–657.
Published: 01 September 2020
... s career presents a fascinating symbolic parallel to the stage history of The Whore of Babylon and its contingent religious political contexts. His zealous commitment to militant apocalyptic thought, evident in his writings, is further echoed by his attempts to gain royal patronage. Harrison had...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Petrosillo, Thomas Robisheaux, and István M. Szijártó—addressed a lively audience who interacted with the participants. The edited transcript of this roundtable introduces microhistory to researchers in the humanities and social sciences as an increasingly popular way to write history. It features a robust...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 January 2020
... but now lost, further complicates the ways in which fictions of the early modern woman writer s loss and neglect might be seen to function in the early modern period.2 Coolahan s focus on the reception histories of these lost texts opens up new possibilities for approaching early modern women s writing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2021
... address the vexed issue of where — and how much — reading and writing took place around historically attested pilgrimages. By employing insights from literature, history, bibliography, geography, and anthropology, this collection aims not only to understand the past, but also to examine how current biases...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Marion Turner Medical language permeated all kinds of texts in premodern Europe, including legal, literary, devotional, political, autobiographical, and philosophical writings. The essays in this special issue are particularly interested in the functions of metaphor and of narrative. Many thinkers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 463–485.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Joshua C. Birk This essay provides an account of the uncomfortable discrepancies in the way Muslim conversion is depicted among the early Latin histories of the First Crusade. Local contexts within western Europe shaped fundamentally different views of the Crusades. An author writing from within...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 147–166.
Published: 01 January 2017
... to the writing of microhistory. Vehicles of self-presentation and sources of social history, the pardon letters expose the textual strategies through which those accused sought to perform their innocence. In so doing, the letters reveal something of the vast and shifting terrain of sex, station, status...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 467–491.
Published: 01 September 2008
... belonging to patients who were active in considering, interpreting, and treating disease in an effort to have control over their own bodies. Their voices should be taken into account when writing a cultural history of early modern medicine. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to the rest of the world that has offered a goldmine to scholars seeking material for the study of Europe's attitudes toward foreign others. Only quite recently, however, has any study been devoted to the compilations' complicated history as a book in and of itself. Yet the India Occidentales or America...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 215–240.
Published: 01 May 2021
... for understanding the history of vernacular theologies and their experimentation with different rhetorical modes for reshaping belief and practice. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 Middle English devotional literature Book to a Mother lollard writings clerical authority female...
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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 (2015) 45 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 September 2015
...-­oriented research in material culture and book history, it is increasingly the scholar’s task to marry the language of ideological negotia- tion to a more wide-­ranging investigation into the many ways that women of all social ranks contributed to the making, weaving, writing, printing, etching...
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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 (2020) 50 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., and that the act of author- ship entails decisions about form and genre that are always informed by reception of a previous generation s writing. The comparison opens up for- malist analysis of the prose produced by the religious orders. Challenging what Goodrich sees as the exclusion of women s history writing...