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Six Essays on a Monumental Venetian Painting Series Celebrating the 1468 Wedding of Caterina Corner with the King of Cyprus

Five monumental spalliere are identified as commissioned in celebration of the Venetian wedding of Caterina Corner and the King of Cyprus in 1468, a wedding that would have enormous implications for Caterina, the Corner family, but also for Venetian territorial … Continue reading

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Mulheres da realeza ibérica mediadoras políticas e culturais – Mujeres de la realeza Ibérica mediadoras políticas y culturales

In this book, part of the texts were presented at the seminar Mujeres de la realeza Ibérica como mediadoras políticas y culturales held in Instituto Cervantes de Lisboa with the support of CHAM FCSH / NOVA-UAç and the FCT. Starting … Continue reading

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New book, Women and Geography on the Early Modern English Stage, by Katja Pilhuj

Title: Women and Geography on the Early Modern English Stage Author: Katja Pilhuj Publisher: Amsterdam University Press Series: Gendering the Late Medieval & Early Modern World In a late 1590s atlas proof from cartographer John Speed, Queen Elizabeth appears, crowned … Continue reading

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New book, Infanticide in Tudor and Stuart England

Title: Infanticide in Tudor and Stuart England Author: Josephine Billingham Series: Gendering the Late Medieval & Early Modern World Publisher: Amsterdam University Press Infanticide in Tudor and Stuart England explores one of society’s darkest crimes using archival sources and discussing … Continue reading

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Book Publication Announcement. Queen, Mother, and Stateswoman: Mariana of Austria and the Government of Spain

Dear Colleagues: It’s my pleasure to announce the publication of the book Queen, Mother, and Stateswoman: Mariana of Austria and the Government of Spain. From the publisher: Queen, Mother, and Stateswoman is an in-depth study of Mariana of Austria’s ten-year … Continue reading

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New book, Women Artists and Patrons in the Netherlands, 1500-1700

Volume editor: Elizabeth Sutton Publisher: Amsterdam Univ. Press Series: Visual & Material Culture, 1400-1700 This essay collection features innovative scholarship on women artists and patrons in the Netherlands 1500-1700. Covering painting, printmaking, and patronage, authors highlight the contributions of women … Continue reading

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Book Announcement, Sartorial Politics in Early Modern Europe, edited by Erin Griffey

Title/Subtitle: Sartorial Politics in Early Modern Europe: Fashioning Women Volume editor: Erin Griffey, University of Auckland Publisher: Amsterdam University Press Series: Visual & Material Culture, 1300-1700 For women at the early modern courts, clothing and jewellery were essential elements in … Continue reading

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Book Announcement, Gender, Space and Experience at the Renaissance Court, by Maria Maurer

Gender, Space and Experience at the Renaissance Court: Performance and Practice at the Palazzo Te by Maria Maurer Series: Visual & Material Culture, 1300-1700 Publisher: Amsterdam University Press Gender, Space, and Experience at the Renaissance Court investigates the dynamic relationships … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Margaret L. King’s Enlightenment Thought

Enlightenment Thought: An Anthology of Sources Edited and Translated, with an Introduction, by Margaret L. King 304 pp. “Margaret L. King has put together a highly representative selection of readings from most of the more significant—but by no means the … Continue reading

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Book Announcement, Women on the Edge in Early Modern Europe

Title: Women on the Edge in Early Modern Europe Volume Editors: Lisa Hopkins & Aidan Norrie Series: Gendering the Late Medieval & Early Modern World Publisher: Amsterdam University Press Women on the Edge in Early Modern Europe examines the lives … Continue reading

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