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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 305–326.
Published: 01 May 2017
... fragments of the past, Elyot does not avoid uncomfortable reminiscences of the senseless destruction of past cultural objects. Thomas Elyot Biblioteca Eliotae English Dictionary origin myth of Britain national identity © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 59–84.
Published: 01 January 2002
... pageant at Temple Bar rather than the first. Con- temporary accounts plainly identify them as “Gogmagot the Albione” and “Corineus the Briton,” the two effectually incarnating Britain’s historical origins. They also work to recall the first pageant that had presented the new queen’s immediate forebears...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 313–348.
Published: 01 May 2001
... to Britaine, and Britaine to its antiquity.”15 Despite the mythologizing tone of this pas- sage, Camden’s antiquarianism is noted for its skepticism, a concerted oppo- sition to myths of cultural origin.16 Camden’s efforts to “renew ancientrie” are instead...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 393–417.
Published: 01 May 2013
... a mixture of agreement and profound dissent about the origins of the name “England” and “Britain” and about the history and character of England’s law and Parliament. By revealing the profound skepticism and doubt about the antiquity and immutability of law and the history and nature of Parliament...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 January 2002
... Chronicle Rhonda Knight University of Toledo Toledo, Ohio In his Chronicle, completed in 1338, Robert Mannyng of Brunne narrates the legendary events concerning Stonehenge’s relocation to Britain during the reign...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of Interdisciplinary History 6, no. 1 (1975): 71 – 109; Alexandra Walsham, “Recording Superstition in Early Modern Britain: The Origins of Folkore,” in The Religion of Fools? Superstition Past and Present, ed. S. A. Smith and Alan Knight, Past & Present Supplement, vol. 3 (Oxford: Oxford Univer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 581–604.
Published: 01 September 2002
... History of Britain, vol. 5. New York: Viking, 2000. xiii, 434 pp.; 8 illus. $25.95. Edel, Doris. The Celtic West and Europe: Studies in Celtic Literature and the Early Irish Church. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2001. 320 pp.; 12 illus. $65.00. Edwards, John. The Spain of the Catholic Monarchs, 1474...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 659–686.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Monarchy, 1618–1815. Second Edition. New Approaches to European History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. xiv, 268 pp.; 2 genealogies, 6 maps. $54.95. James, Edward. Britain in the First Millennium. Britain and Europe (series). London: Arnold, 2001. x, 310 pp.; 6 maps. $74.00, paper $24.95...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 419–440.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Gillespie, Vincent, and Anne Hudson, eds. Probable Truth: Editing Medi- eval Texts from Britain in the Twenty-­First Century. Texts and Translations, vol. 5. Turnhout, Belg.: Brepols, 2013. xiv, 549 pp.; 9 figs., 14 tables. EUR 135.00. Gneuss, Helmut, and Michael Lapidge. Anglo-­Saxon Manuscripts...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 147–172.
Published: 01 January 2004
... be traced to the colonial outpost of Britain. The British origin of Constantine, the emperor who made Christianity the accepted religion of Rome, was well known to the Anglo-Saxons from Bede’s History (I.8). There is, as tourists to York will remember, a modern statue com- memorating Constantine as both...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2004
... their imperial status, accepting the submission of client kings in Britain as part of the package. Edgar’s celebrated and consciously staged acceptance of the submission of six kings on the river at Chester in 973 secured his imperial reputation for later generations in England and on the Continent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 559–587.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Mass first appears in a version of the Sarum Missal dating from 1520, when “leprosy had all but disappeared from mainland Britain,” contends that the mass was probably never enacted in Britain (19 – 20). Bériac, Histoire des lépreux, 215 – 22, on the other hand, while...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 435–455.
Published: 01 May 2011
... University Press, 2009. xvi, 346 pp. $80.00, paper $22.95. Ryrie, Alec. The Origins of the Scottish Reformation. Politics, Culture, and Society in Early Modern Britain. Manchester: Manchester University Press, (2006) 2010. xiv, 218 pp.; 1 map. Paper $32.00. Saul, Nigel. English Church Monuments...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 413–430.
Published: 01 May 2018
...: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, xvi, pp. Cornett / New Books across the Disciplines 419 Miller, John. Early Modern Britain, – Cambridge History of Brit- ain, vol. . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, xxviii, pp.; illus...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 199–216.
Published: 01 January 2017
...-­Philosopher; Cosmic Order, the Movement of the Earth, and the Scientific Revolution. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2014. 451 pp.; 26 figs. $100.95. Yale, Elizabeth. Sociable Knowledge: Natural History and the Nation in Early Modern Britain. Material Texts. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 225–248.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., 233 pp. $65.00. Ingham, Patricia Clare, and Michelle R. Warren, eds. Postcolonial Moves: Medieval through Modern. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. x, 264 pp. $55.00. Lapidge, Michael, ed. Interpreters of Early Medieval Britain. Oxford: Oxford University Press for the British Academy, 2002. x...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 January 2001
.... Stephanie L. Barczewski, in Myth and National Identity in Nineteenth-Century Britain: The Legends of King Arthur and Robin Hood (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000), discusses in passing the continuity and distortion of the medieval categories of race...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 January 2002
... for meaning to encompass the mate- rial form of subcultural style, by examining the representational codes (par- ticularly of dress, music, and behavior) of specific urban youth subcultures in 1970s Britain. Hebdige’s ethnographic study deploys semiotics and tech- niques of literary studies to analyze how...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 387–402.
Published: 01 May 2022
...-and-white illus., 2 tables. eur 100.00. Matthews, David, and Michael Sanders, eds. Subaltern Medievalism: Medievalisms “from below” in Nineteenth-Century Britain . Medievalism, vol. 19. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2021. xii, 212 pp., 1 color and 9 black-and-white illus. $99.00. Ng, Su Fang...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 7–35.
Published: 01 January 2010
... German scholar in Great Britain,” whose scholarship on the origins of Christmas Chambers greatly admired (MS 1:90, 228).39 Though multilingual, Chambers tellingly gives Nietzsche’s title in English, following the slight mistranslation of Tille’s edition, and he cites it (even more tellingly...