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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 233–268.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to a shift in how pilgrims wrote about themselves. Saewulf positioned himself as a pilgrim who is transformed by his vivid exploits, not at the locality of the shrine, but while en route to Jerusalem. This study is an intervention in pilgrim and travel theory, proposing 1104 as a watershed moment in medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 403–412.
Published: 01 September 2008
... issue analyze a number of issues of particular importance to the current study of premodern medicine. These include the uses and misrepresentations of long-standing paradigms for the interpretation of disease, such as the theory of humoralism, as well as the Hippocratic Airs, Waters, and Places...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., “Traveling Theory,” in The World, the Text, and the Critic (Cam- 44 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 33.1 / 2003 bridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1983), 226– 47, on the manner in which discourses move from one cultural site to another. 61 Robert J. C. Young, Colonial...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2007
... might be addressed: What is the nature of Mediterranean travel and what are the power dynamics involved? What kinds of experience define the limits of the Medi- terranean? In what ways are representations of Mediterranean experience entangled with ideas about...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 623–653.
Published: 01 September 2013
... beverages developed from a focus on medical theory and health benefits to one more explicitly concerned with sociability. As they entered the eighteenth century, hot beverage connoisseurs became purveyors not simply of artisanal knowledge, but also of urban plea- sures. Mapped onto French...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 663–665.
Published: 01 September 2009
... decades, from 1590 to 1634, but also translated into English, German, and French, Theodor de Bry’s thirty- volume compendium of travel narratives with accompanying visualizations has received scant scholarly attention in English. Yet the America was prob- ably the single most important influence...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 9–55.
Published: 01 January 2007
....15 With that theory of the ancient, expansive, connected sea, Evliya pro- vides a historical ground upon which his own journeys and experiences are   acted out. Like Ibn Battuta, Evliya saw the Mediterranean as a border to his travel. But like Ibn Khaldun, he imagined the sea in terms...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 359–390.
Published: 01 May 2017
... However, since these prints chart neither the records of the great nor the remnants of the excluded, they have fallen through the cracks of archival study. Their very ordinariness relegates them to the margins of his- torical geography, literary history, and cultural theory. Part of the general...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 187–213.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., and eventually northeastern American Indian nations are feared or margin- alized; or both.4 Even now, the “Traveling People” of Britain are hounded by local residents and national regulations, and American voters without addresses are disenfranchised. But in certain forms this freedom from the soil...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Andrew Wear In the early modern era, physical place, health, and disease were integrally linked in a geographical and climatological theory of the environment. The Hippocratic treatise Airs, Waters, Places served as a template for viewing the relationships between places, health, disease...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 141–159.
Published: 01 January 2021
... to adjust to the changes in their circumstances. 51 The practice-theory approach is clear, as well, in the following passage from my article: By building up a careful picture of the Sionpilger as part of Fabri s Holy Land narratives, and in turn, the larger tradition of pilgrim- age travel writing yet...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 387–412.
Published: 01 May 2018
... is, in theory at least, to work through all the possible orders in which the bells can be rung, without ever repeating a round, and with strict rules about which bells swap places and how. It is a system based on absolute permutation, whose mathematical foundations Wallis described. Early writers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 January 2007
... on the Early Modern Stage Daniel Vitkus Florida State University Tallahassee, Florida But who’s too venturous, generals should know, Instead of gold may meet his overthrow.  — The Travels of the Three English Brothers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 67–92.
Published: 01 January 2011
... DOI 10.1215/10829636-2010-012 © 2011 by Duke University Press the famous collection of voyages, and predictably enough, both Merian and Fitzer coveted the volumes which comprised the family’s masterpiece. The collection consisted of roughly fifty travel accounts of Europeans who had visited...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 75–119.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and readers on a journey to reconstruct a military campaign to Hunia (Hungary) in 819, the reasons for that military venture, the nature of the army's travel, and the scribe's role and progress in making his book. But why was Ellenhart there at all and what did he choose to copy while on campaign? To answer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Maureen Quilligan Illustrated by more than six hundred plates and comprising twenty-seven volumes published over a span of nearly half a century by Theodor de Bry and his family from 1590 to 1634, the India Occidentales and India Orientalis series comprise a collection of European travels...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 419–443.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Laura Williamson Ambrose This article focuses on almanac travel diaries, exploring both how and why seventeenth-century English readers used books of time as books of space. It seeks to broaden studies in early modern travel writing by examining the unique, nonnarrative marginalia that typify...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 437–451.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Žcally interested in urban forms of the ascetic life, they are soon forgotten. Landscape theory would argue, how- ever, that their brief appearance helps to facilitate the working of the illu- sion. Their presence lends credibility to the myth by connecting it with the real ascetic landscape...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 117–136.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Dennis Austin Britton The travel narratives in Theodor De Bry's America and the collection itself are often read allegorically: the events in the New World are read as signifying Protestant-Catholic conflict on the European continent. Attending to differences between the English text of Sir Walter...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Shayne Aaron Legassie In spite of its violent origins, medieval chivalry provided rich imaginative resources for bridging ethnic, religious, and linguistic divisions. Pero Tafur’s Andanças (ca. 1453) relates the travels of one Castilian knight through the Mediterranean and Black Seas. Tafur’s...