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‘A great deal of historical claptrap’

Martha Vandrei.

in Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain

June 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 13057 words.

This chapter’s focus is the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, during which Boudica was immortalized in Thomas Thornycroft’s statue on Westminster Bridge. This chapter seeks to...

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Admiration and Awe

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera.

July 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 304 pages.

This book offers the first systematic analysis of the cultural and religious appropriation of Andalusian architecture by Spanish historians during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries....

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The Antiquarian Appropriation of Islamic Monuments

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera.

in Admiration and Awe

July 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 9418 words.

Chapter 6 focuses on three case studies: the appropriation of Córdoba Mosque as a classical edifice, the transformation of Seville Giralda into an antiquity, and, finally, the humanist...

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Calling on the Martyrs

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera.

in Admiration and Awe

July 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 15342 words.

Chapter 9 expounds on the martyr stories of pre-Islamic and Islamic times. Ambrosio de Morales’s recovery of Eulogius’ writings on the Córdoba Martyrs (1574) fixed the genre in Spain. After...

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Charting the Impact of Historiographical Texts?

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera.

in Admiration and Awe

July 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 15583 words.

The concluding chapter deals with an attempt to control the validity of some of the ideas about cultural hybridity and homogenization proposed in previous chapters. In this regard, special...

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Conclusion

Martha Vandrei.

in Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain

June 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 2739 words.

This chapter summarizes the major conceptual points the book seeks to draw out, while also providing a more sustained rumination on the implications of the book’s content and approach for...

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Conquest and Plunder

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera.

in Admiration and Awe

July 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 3375 words.

Chapter 1 explores the discourse underlying the medieval interpretation of Islamic monumental architecture. The interaction between the idea of buildings as trophies and the tension...

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The Foundations of an Antiquarian Literature for Islamic Architecture

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera.

in Admiration and Awe

July 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 12001 words.

Chapter 5 explores the codification of antiquarian writing in Spain in its original form as expressed by Ambrosio de Morales in Las Antigüedades de las ciudades de España (1575), and...

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Genealogical Forgery and Continuity of Christian Worship

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera.

in Admiration and Awe

July 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 13542 words.

Chapter 8 provides a general analysis of how mythical foundational links worked in the religious appropriation of Islamic buildings. The chapter opens with the exploration of the stories...

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‘Higher then to her no bookes doe reach’

Martha Vandrei.

in Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain

June 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 14292 words.

This chapter and the following both draw the reader into seventeenth-century understandings of the past, and of Boudica in particular, and makes clear that in a time before disciplines,...

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