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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Andrew S. Jacobs © by Duke University Press 2003 The Remains of the Jew: Imperial Christian Identity in the Late Ancient Holy Land Andrew S. Jacobs...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 461–486.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Sarah Hogan Edmund Spenser’s A View of the Present State of Ireland is one of the most notorious works in the imperial archive, yet its fantasy of annihilating reform, or what might now be called “creative destruction,” schemes a highly specific kind of colonial project driven by novel kinds...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Marina Brownlee “Intricate Alliances” is a phrase that calls attention to the inevitability of contrastive referencing by which the two imperial powers of early modern Europe–Spain and England–have all too often been regarded. This special issue explores in a more nuanced manner, and from a variety...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 167–192.
Published: 01 January 2017
... imperial expansion and Chinese overseas settlement. Applying the practices of microhistory to world history, the article uses a microscopic lens and focuses it on a microcosm, a locale (like early modern Manila) where people from different parts of the world came together, interacted, clashed...
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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 (2008) 38 (3): 523–557.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of mercantile imperialism that marked the discovery of the natural beauties of the New World. Yet, within the historical moment in which it played, the halcyon cure that this aging conquistador desired serves as a miniature parable that can reconfigure what is by all means a trivial colonialist narrative...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 299–323.
Published: 01 May 2010
... at once authoritative and recognizably inaccurate. This fresh account of scientific change, which emerges from the early modern record of institutional and imperial conflict, unsettles the contemporary scholarly use of cartographic history as an explanatory mechanism for reading Renaissance literature...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 617–643.
Published: 01 September 2014
... stronghold of Acre, objects such as the gates of Janus in imperial Rome, the Tower of Babel, and the fortified city of Troy serve as potent emblems of turning points in the historical past and as potential springboards toward an imagined future. These monumental points of reference form a lattice...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 January 2009
...? Spenser's thinking on this issue is conditioned by his participation in a way of figuring empire through the palus , or the wooden stake that marks the boundary of civil society in a colonial setting, often under English rule. The alternative way of figuring imperial power on the landscape during...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 431–453.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the potential rewards and consequences of imperial expansion from a terrestrial, local, and communal perspective. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 50:2, May 2020 DOI 10.1215/10829636-8219626 © 2020 by Duke University Press A wife or friend at e...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Anthony Pagden in The Idea of Europe and, within that trajectory of east to west, there is plenty of evidence for empires and for empire-building in the early medieval world.1 Within Europa, the imperial coronation of Charlemagne on Christmas Day in 800 is a well- known reference point for thinking...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 173–223.
Published: 01 January 2011
... structures that Europeans imposed. At two ends of this imperial/ colonial spectrum, embedded in different traditions and genealogies of thought, most likely not knowing each other, De Bry and Guaman Poma in their work illuminate respectively the imperial and decolonial gazes in the formation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 January 2002
... but only as they touch upon the Chronicle. In short, we can consider English identity functioning as both external and internal signifiers within thirteenth- and fourteenth-century England. The external signifier depended on imperial propaganda. For example, the propaganda of the three Edwards insinuated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 519–545.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of the uses and abuses of medieval- ism in different times and places.”7 Current analyses of medievalism and imperialism, still largely Anglo- and Eurocentric in their orientation, will profit from being extended to include analyses of medievalism and colonial...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 425–426.
Published: 01 May 2002
... features many examples of empire-building and is noticeably marked by both imperial acts and (post-) colonial fantasies. Yet these subjects barely register in contemporary analyses of national, colonial, or postcolonial formations. The aim of this special issue of JMEMS is not simply to rectify...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 January 2004
... with Rome and the harnessing of Christianity as state-sponsored ideological superstructure. Having little patience for too much papal independence, Otto I did not hesitate to curtail recalcitrant papal powers to serve his own political ends. It is in this nexus of imperial politics and religion that I...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 January 2009
... expansionist, imperial aspirations that had begun to threaten England directly. Religious difference was merely one of a number of factors driving the rivalry between the two countries. The perception of closeness and filiation ran parallel with enmity and hate. England’s cultural Hispanophilia should...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 97–139.
Published: 01 January 2007
... to convey the breadth of imperial culture through its sartorial order with pithy rhetorical clarity. Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 37:1, Winter 2007 DOI 10.1215/10829636-2006-012  © 2007 by Duke University Press Figure 1. Cleaner of the city...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2003
... city life far beyond the apparently nat- ural limits of the earliest regions of dense population and imperial preten- sions was a universal phenomenon of self-evidently fundamental signifi- cance. In the three millennia or so before the Common Era, cities had spread from Mesopotamia and the Nile...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 January 2004
... intimately con- nected with high politics and political change. I begin by looking at later Roman masculinities, how they related to the system of imperial govern- ment, and at how these had changed since earlier Roman times. The second part of the article briefly examines the dramatic political changes...