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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 (2019) 49 (2): 403–426.
Published: 01 May 2019
... to the World (1655), Sondes describes the murder of his eldest son by his younger son; he accuses the murderous son of envy. This essay argues that the early modern construction of envy as a sign of a degenerate disposition and an enemy of good functioned to sidestep material inequities; the younger son’s envy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (2): 379–395.
Published: 01 May 2006
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 January 2001
... a The Difference the Middle Ages Makes: Color and Race before the Modern World Thomas Hahn University of Rochester...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 315–344.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Kathleen Lynch a Staging New Worlds: Place and “Le Theatre de Neptune” Kathleen Lynch Folger Shakespeare Library...
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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 (2009) 39 (2): 225–255.
Published: 01 May 2009
... experienced God, each other, and the world. Examining metaphor and imagery that adopts features of the natural world, this essay thinks through the implications for twelfth-century people's spiritual lives of the idea that God, through the Incarnation, entered not nature, but creation. In particular...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 75–119.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Paul Edward Dutton How small can microhistorians go? The article proposes the advantages of “particle history,” the intense investigation of small, often isolated and dislocated fragments, and how they connect to the worlds to which they once belonged. To demonstrate the method, the article takes...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
... in both the interior world of the human frame and in the macrocosm of the terrestrial world is shown to be very much the product of developing print culture. European navigators and natural philosophers, in their distinct spheres, were keen to preserve not just a record of the priority of discovery...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 609–631.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Kellie Robertson; Sarah Kay; Nicolette Zeeman Late medieval writers were enamored with metaphors of scale for imagining mankind in relation to the rest of the created world. This article takes the minor mundus — the idea of the human as a “lesser world” patterned after the greater, cosmic one...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 183–200.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Edmund Valentine Campos This essay explores the early English encounter with chocolate, a beverage associated with New World and Spanish tastes, and popular among English recusants returned from Spanish service. In particular, it follows the career of Thomas Gage a Dominican priest who had spent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2016
... on the ideological and historical origins of the contemporary western world. What makes it especially relevant to JMEMS is that it puts the Reformation at the center of its story: how has it come about that contemporary western people are no longer capable of rational deliberation, capable of resolving substantial...
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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 (2011) 41 (1): 137–171.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Ann Rosalind Jones The writer-illustrators Giorgio Benzoni and Cesare Vecellio, using the New World as the topic for books in different genres intended to appeal to different audiences, represented the inhabitants of New Spain in prints and commentary derived from an ethnographic perspective...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 173–223.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Walter Mignolo Theodor De Bry and his family's volumes of the America series, as well as their entire collection of narratives and engravings depicting the newly “discovered” worlds of East and West, illustrate only half of the story: the world as seen by European eyes. This essay focuses on Guaman...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 463–485.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the context of his experiences in the Norman world of southern Italy understood interactions between Christians and Muslims far differently from his contemporaries in northern France. This is a world in which the lines between Islam and Christianity were more fluid than we would at first expect. While...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 585–615.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Anne F. Harris The devotional complex of the chapel of Saint-Fiacre in Brittany offers an exceptional opportunity to consider the role of the natural world in the construction of the sacred in the late Middle Ages. Interactions between landscape, architecture, and ritual, this essay argues, created...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 105–139.
Published: 01 January 2021
... Christi College, MS 426 presents a vision of the world profoundly inflected by Holy Land pilgrimage, in which scholarly, mathematical geography is placed in the service of knowledge and understanding of the Holy Land. Indeed, within MS 426, the process of gaining understanding of the world’s geography...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., child-killing, cannibalism, and, in a broader sense, the inability of men to assert control over the spaces of their domestic world. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 madness and infanticide mothers and children early modern art and visual representation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 May 2015
... apart; rather, the powers of science and poetry are fused together to create an impact in the world. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Anglo-Saxon magic and science metrical charms dialogues of Solomon and Saturn performance healing...