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‘A Conversable Knowledge’

John Gallagher.

in Learning Languages in Early Modern England

August 2019; p ublished online October 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); European History; Social and Cultural History. 24857 words.

This chapter considers language-learning in educational travel. Early modern English elites placed great emphasis on the educational value of travel, and saw the study and practice of...

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‘A Peece of Christ done by Leonardo’ and ‘A lords figure. in halfe.’

Margaret Dalivalle, Martin Kemp and Robert B. Simon.

in Leonardo's Salvator Mundi and the Collecting of Leonardo in the Stuart Courts

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); European History. 6117 words.

Chapter 7 opens the third section of the book, which discusses the collecting and reception of Leonardo da Vinci in Stuart Britain. The chapter summarizes the key documentation, placing it...

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‘A Pitiable Sight’

Margaret Dalivalle, Martin Kemp and Robert B. Simon.

in Leonardo's Salvator Mundi and the Collecting of Leonardo in the Stuart Courts

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); European History. 4670 words.

Chapter 11 considers access to Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi in England c. 1630–50. It proposes that the painting was inaccessible in the queen’s private apartments in the 1630s, which accounts...

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After the Original: Hollar and Leonardo’s Salvator

Margaret Dalivalle, Martin Kemp and Robert B. Simon.

in Leonardo's Salvator Mundi and the Collecting of Leonardo in the Stuart Courts

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); European History. 6650 words.

Chapter 12 reviews the Bohemian artist Wencelaus Hollar’s 1650 etching of Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi, which, he stated, was made from the original painting. Can we identify Hollar’s model,...

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Alcohol in the Atlantic

David Carey Jr..

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History. 17555 words.

Dating from the earliest times in Latin America, alcohol has played a crucial social, economic, political, and cultural role. Often reserved for politico-religious leaders, alcohol was a...

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America’s Cultural Revolution in Transnational Perspective

Leora Auslander.

in The Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution

December 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; United States History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History. 10076 words.

Through their successfully waged war and also by their novel political strategies, eighteenth-century North Americans seeking home rule made history. By systematically organizing around a...

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Appraising Leonardo

Margaret Dalivalle, Martin Kemp and Robert B. Simon.

in Leonardo's Salvator Mundi and the Collecting of Leonardo in the Stuart Courts

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); European History. 10409 words.

Chapter 10 discusses the appraisal of paintings relating to Leonardo and his school in seventeenth-century England and the state of understanding and connoisseurship of the artist at that...

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Black but Human

Carmen Fracchia.

in 'Black but Human'

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); European History. 10798 words.

I address the origins of the proverb ‘Black but Human’ that emerged from the Afro-Hispanic oral tradition and the ways in which colour and social status are compounded. There is documentary...

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'Black but Human'

Carmen Fracchia.

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); European History. 256 pages.

The African presence in imperial Spain, of between 10-15 per cent of the population, was due to the institutionalization of the transatlantic slave trade that brought between seven- to...

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The Book in the Iberian Atlantic, 1492–1824

Eugenia Roldán Vera.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion; Social and Cultural History; Intellectual History. 8628 words.

The Atlantic world has not only been a geographic space for the exchange of people and products. Since the 16th century, it has also been a cultural space for the production, exchange,...

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