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Marco-Gracia, “Childhood Mortality & Fertility in Rural Spain, 1750-1949,” JIH Spring 2021

Francisco J. Marco-Gracia, “Adapting Family Size and Composition: Childhood Mortality and Fertility in Rural Spain, 1750-1949,” Journal of Interdisciplinary History 51/4 (2021).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 12 May 2021

Rodrigues, “Debt Litigation & Law Courts in 18th-Cent Portugal,” JIH Autumn 2019

Lisbeth Rodrigues, “Debt Litigation and the Performance of Law Courts in Eighteenth-Century Portugal,” Journal of Interdisciplinary History 50/2 (2019).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 7 May 2021

Reviews in the JIH Spring 2018

The Journal of Interdisciplinary History 48/4 (2018): John Slater reviews Rachael Ball, Treating the Public: Charitable Theater and Civic Health in the Early Modern Atlantic World (LSU, 2016). Rebecca Earle reviews Jodi Campbell, At the First Table: Food...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 17 May 2018

Lane Reviews Bentancor in the JIH, Winter 2018

Journal of Interdisciplinary History 48/3 (2018): Kris Lane reviews Orlando Bentancor, The Matter of Empire: Metaphysics and Mining in Colonial Peru (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 9 Jan 2018

Cross-European perspectives on the Enlightenment: academic events at the Voltaire Foundation in early 2018

Avi Lifschitz is the new Academic Programme Director at the Voltaire Foundation. In his first Vf blogpost, he surveys some of the events scheduled over the second and third terms of 2017/18. Catherine the Great, by Fyodor Rokotov, 1763. The main aim of...
From: Voltaire Foundation on 9 Jan 2018

Twinam Reviews Schwaller in the JIH, Autumn 2017

Journal of Interdisciplinary History 48/2 (2017): Ann Twinam reviews Robert Schwaller, Generos de Gente in Early Colonial Mexico: Defining Racial Difference (University of Oklahoma Press, 2016).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 5 Jan 2018

Velasco Murillo Reviews Mangan in the JIH, Summer 2017

Journal of Interdisciplinary History 48/1 (2017): Dana Velasco Murillo reviews Jane E. Mangan, Transatlantic Obligations: Creating the Bonds of Family in Conquest-Era Peru and Spain (Oxford, 2015).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 28 Dec 2017

Soyer Reviews Lee in the JIH, Spring 2017

Journal of Interdisciplinary History 47/4 (2017): François Soyer reviews Christina H. Lee, The Anxiety of Sameness in Early Modern Spain (Manchester University Press, 2016).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 20 Dec 2017

Doval reviews Devaney in the JIS, Autumn 2016

Journal of Interdisciplinary History 47/2 (2016): Rosa Vidal Doval reviews Thomas Devaney, Enemies in the Plaza: Urban Spectacle and the End of Spanish Frontier Culture, 1460-1492 (Penn, 2015).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 18 Dec 2017

Audiences, Readers, Listeners, Users – Understanding reception in a digital age

On 18 May I’ll be leading a workshop on ‘Understanding reception in a digital age’ as part of the University of Birmingham’s Institute for Advanced Studies. Below is a description of the event and the schedule for the day. If you’re...
From: Digital Shakespeares on 3 May 2017

CFP: Borderlines XXI in UCC

University College Cork will host Borderlines XXI in April 2017. The theme of this year’s conference is “Authority in the Medieval and Early Modern World”. Postgraduates and early career scholars are most welcome to submit an abstract...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 21 Nov 2016

Astronomers do not Date Sappho’s ‘Midnight’ Poem

Once again the internet is all excited by some scientists’ findings that solve a historical mystery. In this case, “UTA scientists use Planetarium’s advanced astronomical software to accurately date 2500 year-old lyric poem)” (as...
From: Darin Hayton on 20 May 2016

Reviews in the Summer ’16 JIH

Journal of Interdisciplinary History 47/1 (2016): Hal Langfur reviews Tamar Herzog, Frontiers of Possession: Spain and Portugal in Europe and the Americas (Harvard, 2015). Liam Matthew Brockey reviews Erik Lars Myrup, Power and Corruption in the Early...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 11 May 2016

Villela Reviews Twinam, “Purchasing Whiteness” in JIH Winter ’16

Journal of Interdisciplinary History 46/3 (2016): Peter B. Villela reviews Ann Twinam, Purchasing Whiteness: Pardos, Mulattos, and the Quest for Social Mobility in the Spanish Indies (Stanford, 2015).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 10 May 2016

Palka reviews Quezada in the JIH, Spring 2015

Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 45/4 (2015): Joel Palka reviews Sergio Quezada, Maya Lords and Lordship: The Formation of Colonial Society in Yucatán, 1350-1600 (University of Oklahoma Press, 2014).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 6 May 2016

Reviews in the JIH, Summer 2014

Sorry I missed this and jumped to later JIH issues, but: Journal of Interdisciplinary History 45/1 (2014): Noble David Cook reviews Kristy Wilson Bowers, Plague and Public Health in Early Modern Seville (University of Rochester Press, 2013). Kenneth Morgan...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 5 May 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS: Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal: Women and Science Issue

The next Forum for Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 11, issue 1, to be published October, 2016, will be on women and science.Topics to be considered may include any subject that addresses the activity of women in science (including...
From: The Renaissance Diary on 15 Jan 2016

Remembering C. Dallett Hemphill

The Junto celebrates the life of C. Dallett Hemphill, Professor at Ursinus College and editor of Early American Studies.
From: The Junto on 23 Jul 2015

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This will not be a 'real time' search, although EMC updates content every few hours so it's never very far behind events.

The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

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I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.