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A flawed survey of science and the occult in the Early Modern Period

There is no shortage of good literature on the relationships between science and magic, or science and astrology, or science and alchemy during the Early Modern Period so what is new in Mark A. Waddell’s Magic, Science, and Religion in Early Modern...
From: The Renaissance Mathematicus on 3 Mar 2021

Histoire et mémoire du régime seigneurial au Québec

Olivier Guimond Benoît Grenier (dir.) (coll. Alain Laberge et Stéphanie Lanthier), Le régime seigneurial au Québec : fragments d’histoire et de mémoire (Sherbrooke, Les Éditions de l’Université...
From: Borealia on 1 Mar 2021

History and memory of the seigneurial regime in Quebec

Olivier Guimond Benoît Grenier, ed. Le régime seigneurial au Québec: fragments d’histoire et de mémoire. In collaboration with Alain Laberge and Stéphanie Lanthier. (Sherbrooke: Les Éditions de l’Université...
From: Borealia on 1 Mar 2021

Book Review: ‘Royal Mistress’ by Patricia Campbell Horton

‘Royal Mistress’ by Patricia Campbell Horton follows the story of Barbara Villiers from her adolescence, her passionate relationship with her first love, Philip Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, through her marriage to Roger Palmer, her notorious...
From: The Seventeenth Century Lady on 25 Feb 2021

Review: Anatomy of a Massacre

Anatomy of a Massacre: The Destruction of Gnadenhutten, 1782 by Eric Sterner (Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2020) Eric Sterner’s Anatomy of a Massacre: The Destruction... The post Review: Anatomy of a Massacre appeared first on Journal...

Interpreting the Tempest: Paris and Oenone

 In his essay, “The ‘Favola’ in Giorgione’s Tempesta,” in the 2004 Giorgione exhibition catalog, Jurgen Rapp found the subject of the painting in the mythological story of Paris and Oenone. Rapp took issue with those...
From: Giorgione et al... on 13 Feb 2021

Review: First and Always: A New Portrait of George Washington

First and Always: A New Portrait of George Washington by Peter R. Henriques (University of Virginia Press, 2020). With so many books already written... The post Review: First and Always: A New Portrait of George Washington appeared first on Journal of...

Featured Review in the AHR, Dec 2018: Tutino, “The Mexican Heartland”

Jeremy Adelman reviews John Tutino, The Mexican Heartland: How Communities Shaped Capitalism, a Nation, and World HIstory, 1500-2000, The American Historical Review 123/5 (2018).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 5 Feb 2021

Review of a book I have not read and have absolutely no intention of wasting money on!

Timon Screech is an art historian, who is professor for Japanese art of the Early Modern Period at SOAS in London. He is the author of numerous books and in his newest publication has decided to turn his hand to the history of astronomy at the beginning...
From: The Renaissance Mathematicus on 3 Feb 2021

Review: Past and Prologue: Politics and Memory in the American Revolution

Past and Prologue: Politics and Memory in the American Revolution by Michael D. Hattem (New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2021) In his new... The post Review: Past and Prologue: Politics and Memory in the American Revolution appeared...

To the End of the World: Nathanael Greene, Charles Cornwallis, and the Race to the Dan

To the End of the World: Nathanael Greene, Charles Cornwallis, and the Race to the Dan by Andrew Waters (Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2020)... The post To the End of the World: Nathanael Greene, Charles Cornwallis, and the Race to the Dan appeared...

All at Sea: Naval Support for the British Army During the American Revolution

All At Sea: Naval Support for the British Army During the American Revolutionary War by John Dillon. (Warwick, England: Helion & Company Limited, 2019) The... The post All at Sea: Naval Support for the British Army During the American Revolution...

A Summer Paddle on a Popular Stream: A Review of Canoe and Canvas

Dale Barbour Jessica Dunkin, Canoe and Canvas: Life at the Encampments of the American Canoe Association, 1880-1910. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019. Canadians are drawn to the canoe. While it leaves barely a ripple in the historiography of...
From: Borealia on 18 Jan 2021

Noble Volunteers: The British Soldiers Who Fought the American Revolution

Noble Volunteers: The British Soldiers Who Fought the American Revolution by Don Hagist. Foreword by Rick Atkinson. (Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2020) Back in the... The post Noble Volunteers: The British Soldiers Who Fought the American Revolution...

Reading Euclid

This is an addendum to yesterday review of Reading Mathematics in Early Modern Europe. As I noted there the book was an outcome of two workshops held, as part of the research project Reading Euclid that ran from 2016 to 2018. The project, which was based...
From: The Renaissance Mathematicus on 7 Jan 2021

There’s more to reading than just looking at the words

When I first became interested in the history of mathematics, now literally a lifetime ago, it was dominated by a big events, big names approach to the discipline. It was also largely presentist, only interested in those aspects of the history that are...
From: The Renaissance Mathematicus on 6 Jan 2021

Wright, “How European Viruses Toppled the Aztec & Inca Empires” in the TLS, Jan 1, 2021

Ronald Wright, “Germ Warfare: How European Viruses Toppled the Aztec and Inca Empires,” Times Literary Supplement 6144, January 1, 2021. Review of: David M. Carballo, Collision of Worlds: A Deep History of the Fall of Aztec Mexico and the...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 4 Jan 2021

Fourteenth Colony: The Forgotten Story of the Gulf South During America’s Revolutionary Era

Fourteenth Colony: The Forgotten Story of the Gulf South During America’s Revolutionary Era by Mike Bunn. (Montgomery, AL: NewSouth Books, 2020) In Fourteenth Colony, Mike... The post Fourteenth Colony: The Forgotten Story of the Gulf South...

John Haslet’s World: An Ardent Patriot, the Delaware Blues, and the Spirit of 1776

John Haslet’s World: An Ardent Patriot, the Delaware Blues, and the Spirit of 1776 by David Price. (Nashville, TN: Knox Press, 2020) “‘Noted for his... The post John Haslet’s World: An Ardent Patriot, the Delaware Blues, and...

Captives of Liberty: Prisoners of War and the Politics of Vengeance in the American Revolution

Captives of Liberty: Prisoners of War and the Politics of Vengeance in the American Revolution by T. Cole Jones (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020)... The post Captives of Liberty: Prisoners of War and the Politics of Vengeance...

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