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rosaries” (i.e. published rosary books with musical notation as well as words), produced for domestic use and presented (alongside maiolica plates, almond cakes, and sweet wine) to women by women in celebration of the birth of babies. By the early seventeenth century, collections of spiritual madrigals

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presented here suggests that these claims are perhaps debatable, that most orders in Catalonia were divided, and that many of their members pursued neutral or non-committal policies, as did the papacy. In “‘Bishops Are not Necessary for Reform.’ Religious Orders in the Catholic Reconquista of Bohemia and

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: Cultures, Sciences, and the Arts, 1540–1773, i and ii ) and 2015 (Exploring Jesuit Distinctiveness). 1 It is easy to talk about interdisciplinarity: in Jesuit studies we see it happen. In line with the wide-ranging character of Jesuit studies, the present collection of essays gathers together a

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, for instance, about the construction of Yup’ik housing units, but relatively little about humans, except insofar as they are present in these settlements. It is, in this way, a hyper-local history. Rather than devoting much attention to larger indigenous histories in the area we now know as Alaska, or

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, I think, simply to give up and leave it to the experts. One way out of this difficulty has been to look at the literary trail left by the Gunpowder Plot. This is what the present volume engages in, and does so convincingly. In this way, one can say something definite and talk, at last, about known

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Kiel: Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, 2018. Pp. 198 ( pdf online edition). The essays published in this volume were first presented in 2017 at a conference in Kiel, Germany. The title suggests that the volume brings a multidisciplinary and comparative approach to the question of Jesuit

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’s establishment in the middle years of the sixteenth century and its suppression in all Portuguese territories in the second half of the eighteenth century. Thus, there is generally a polemical side to Pereira Gomes’s writings, since he struggles to disprove the black legend that in Portugal presented the Jesuits

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verständlich machen, so dass damit Wunderbares schaffen kann,” 71), was more comprehensive. It dealt with material of the first book but also presented a host of mathematical and scientific issues; some of them, like magic and astrology, which are not considered scientific today, were considered so in the

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began to see the origin of the terraqueous globe in their classical texts and to attribute Western learning to Chinese sources. By 1712, the new official imperial map, the Kangxi Atlas, just over one hundred years after Ricci presented his map, demonstrated an acceptance of Western cartography. “This

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the St. Lawrence. Embrace of the heroic and the martyr mark these early years, even if the news barely trickled out to the wider world. Jesuit François du Creux, author of a Latin Historia Canadensis , presented the martyr-rich Canadian environment to a European audience in 1664, but the grisly

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