Reviews

Author: 
Valentin Groebner
Reviewer: 
Christopher Close

Close on Groebner, 'Who Are You? Identification, Deception, and Surveillance in Early Modern Europe'

Valentin Groebner. Who Are You? Identification, Deception, and Surveillance in Early Modern Europe. New York: Zone Books, 2007. 349 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-890951-72-6.

Reviewed by Christopher Close (Princeton Writing Program, Princeton University) Published on H-HRE (September, 2007)

Who Are You? The Authorities Really Want to Know

Author: 
Mathew Kuefler, ed.
Reviewer: 
Katherine Crawford

Crawford on Kuefler, 'The Boswell Thesis: Essays on Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality'

Mathew Kuefler, ed. The Boswell Thesis: Essays on Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2005. viii + 348 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-45741-3; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-45740-6.

Reviewed by Katherine Crawford (Department of History, Vanderbilt University) Published on H-HRE (July, 2007)

Boswell Redux

Author: 
James D. Tracy
Reviewer: 
Sean F. Dunwoody

Dunwoody on Tracy, 'Europe's Reformations, 1450-1650: Doctrine, Politics, and Community'

James D. Tracy. Europe's Reformations, 1450-1650: Doctrine, Politics, and Community. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006. xviii + 369 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-3789-7.

Reviewed by Sean F. Dunwoody (Department of History, University of Chicago) Published on H-HRE (June, 2007)

Revised or Not, a Continued Boon for Readers

Author: 
Robert Chazan
Reviewer: 
Dean Phillip Bell

Bell on Chazan, 'The Jews of Medieval Western Christendom, 1000-1500'

Robert Chazan. The Jews of Medieval Western Christendom, 1000-1500. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xvi + 342 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-61664-5.

Reviewed by Dean Phillip Bell (Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies) Published on H-HRE (June, 2007)

Confronting the Complexities of the Jewish Middle Ages in Western Europe

Author: 
Annabel Jane Wharton
Reviewer: 
Daniel Callahan

Callahan on Wharton, 'Selling Jerusalem: Relics, Replicas, Theme Parks'

Annabel Jane Wharton. Selling Jerusalem: Relics, Replicas, Theme Parks. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. xi + 272 pp. $32.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-89422-5; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-89421-8.

Reviewed by Daniel Callahan (Department of History, University of Delaware) Published on H-HRE (June, 2007)

Didn't Jesus Drive the Money-Changers from the Temple?

Author: 
Robert Chazan
Reviewer: 
Dean Phillip Bell

Bell on Chazan, 'The Jews of Medieval Western Christendom, 1000-1500'

Robert Chazan. The Jews of Medieval Western Christendom, 1000-1500. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xvi + 342 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-61664-5.

Reviewed by Dean Phillip Bell (Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies) Published on H-HRE (June, 2007)

Confronting the Complexities of the Jewish Middle Ages in Western Europe

Author: 
Joachim Hahn
Reviewer: 
Susan R. Boettcher

Boettcher on Hahn, 'Zeitgeschehen im Spiegel der lutherischen Predigt nach dem Drei�igjährigen Krieg: Das Beispiel des kursächsischen Oberhofpredigers Martin Geier (1614-1680)'

Joachim Hahn. Zeitgeschehen im Spiegel der lutherischen Predigt nach dem Drei�igjährigen Krieg: Das Beispiel des kursächsischen Oberhofpredigers Martin Geier (1614-1680). Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 2005. 227 pp. EUR 18.80 (paper), ISBN 978-3-374-02294-6.

Reviewed by Susan R. Boettcher (Department of History, University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-HRE (May, 2007)

Author: 
Katherine Crawford Luber
Reviewer: 
Claudia Ehresmann

Ehresmann on Luber, 'Albrecht DÖ¼rer and the Venetian Renaissance'

Katherine Crawford Luber. Albrecht DÖ¼rer and the Venetian Renaissance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xvi + 268 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-56288-1.

Reviewed by Claudia Ehresmann (Independent Scholar) Published on H-HRE (April, 2007)

Dürers Werk in neuem Licht

Author: 
R. Po-chia Hsia, ed.
Reviewer: 
Paul Lockhart

Lockhart on Hsia, 'A Companion to the Reformation World'

R. Po-chia Hsia, ed. A Companion to the Reformation World. Malden and Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2006. xix + 572 pp. $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4051-4962-4.

Reviewed by Paul Lockhart (Department of History, Wright State University) Published on H-HRE (March, 2007)

The Reformation World ... or at Least Most of It

Author: 
Meg Lota Brown, Kari Boyd McBride
Reviewer: 
Joseph F. Patrouch

Patrouch on Brown and McBride, 'Women's Roles in the Renaissance'

Meg Lota Brown, Kari Boyd McBride. Women's Roles in the Renaissance. Westport and London: Greenwood Press, 2005. xxxviii + 335 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-32210-5.

Reviewed by Joseph F. Patrouch (Florida International University) Published on H-HRE (March, 2007)

Renaissance Roles for Women in the Holy Roman Empire

Author: 
Wim Janse, Barbara Pitkin, eds.
Reviewer: 
Robert Bireley

Bireley on Janse and Pitkin, 'The Formation of Clerical and Confessional Identities in Early Modern Europe'

Wim Janse, Barbara Pitkin, eds. The Formation of Clerical and Confessional Identities in Early Modern Europe. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2005. viii + 569 pp. $237.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-14909-0.

Reviewed by Robert Bireley (Department of History, Loyola University Chicago) Published on H-HRE (February, 2007)

Variations on Confessional Identity

Author: 
John Jr.. Witte, Robert M. Kingdon
Reviewer: 
Karen Spierling

Spierling on Witte and Kingdon, 'Sex, Marriage, and Family in John Calvin's Geneva, Vol. 1: Courtship, Engagement, and Marriage'

John Jr.. Witte, Robert M. Kingdon. Sex, Marriage, and Family in John Calvin's Geneva, Vol. 1: Courtship, Engagement, and Marriage. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2005. xxxii + 512 pp. $32.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8028-4803-1.

Reviewed by Karen Spierling (Department of History, University of Louisville) Published on H-HRE (January, 2007)

Love in the Time of Calvin

Author: 
Samuel K. Cohn, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Jeanne E. Grant

Grant on Cohn, 'Lust for Liberty: The Politics of Social Revolt in Medieval Europe, 1200-1425'

Samuel K. Cohn, Jr. Lust for Liberty: The Politics of Social Revolt in Medieval Europe, 1200-1425. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2006. ix + 376 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-02162-4.

Reviewed by Jeanne E. Grant (Department of History, Metropolitan State University) Published on H-HRE (January, 2007)

Author: 
Julia M. H. Smith
Reviewer: 
Katrin E. Sjursen

Sjursen on Smith, 'Europe after Rome: A New Cultural History, 500-1000'

Julia M. H. Smith. Europe after Rome: A New Cultural History, 500-1000. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. xiii + 384 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-924427-0.

Reviewed by Katrin E. Sjursen (Department of History, University of California Santa Barbara) Published on H-HRE (January, 2007)

A History for the New Europe

Author: 
Roger J. Crum, John T. Paoletti, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ann Moyer

Moyer on Crum and Paoletti, 'Renaissance Florence: A Social History'

Roger J. Crum, John T. Paoletti, eds. Renaissance Florence: A Social History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xi + 674 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-84693-6.

Reviewed by Ann Moyer (Department of History, University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-HRE (December, 2006)

City Culture: Places, Spaces, and People in Renaissance Florence

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