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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 587–608.
Published: 01 September 2020
... relevant correspondence and other documen- tation, compiled by an officer of the Posol skii prikaz.33 Many diplomatic documents are written records of predominantly oral performances.34 But reading them in conjunction can still reveal a rich history of cross- cultural interaction: sociocultural biases...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 541–564.
Published: 01 September 2020
... commitments by individual scribes to record years of ambassadorial correspondence in work that would have taken them months or even years to finish. The list is surely incomplete, both as a survey of the extant archive and as a sliver of the original. It nevertheless testifies to an extraordinary interest...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 299–323.
Published: 01 May 2010
... have been 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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 515–539.
Published: 01 September 2020
... examination of his record reveals him as a shrewd, flexible, and sometimes duplicitous royal politician, adept at fashioning high-minded justifications for self-interested maneuvers, rather than an idealistic scholar-statesman. Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 50:3, September 2020 DOI 10.1215...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 565–586.
Published: 01 September 2020
... boyars (Russian top- rank aristocrats) appointed to negotiate with Carlisle. The Muscovite ambassadorial chancel- lery (Posol skii prikaz) collected all records pertaining to the embassy, includ- ing detailed records of the conversations that took place between Carlisle and the boyars, as well as the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 January 2008
... and influential posts in Christendom. In fact, the only explicit glimpse we have of Spain itself, along with Castiglione’s lengthy sojourn there, comes in the four words cited at the outset to this essay. Nevertheless, my claim is that Castiglione’s ambassadorial service in Spain is extremely...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 January 2008
... geography. Since detailed correspon- dence and record-keeping was a hallmark of Venetian diplomatic practice, for example, a preponderance of earlier research has focused on Venice. Queller, for instance, was a Venetianist. The Victorian translation of all Watkins...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 125–156.
Published: 01 January 2000
... first official exchange between England and the Ottoman Empire, the correspondence may be considered a watershed moment and a benchmark for practical English assessments of Ottoman Turks and the threat of Islam. Richard Hakluyt deemed the letters important enough...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 15–34.
Published: 01 January 2008
... qualifications, the ambassador had to join, from the sixteenth century on, a profound knowledge of the court.40 References to prudence as the principal ambassadorial virtue remained constant in writing on this theme and in instructions and dip- lomatic correspondence. Prudence encompassed...