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Cultural Studies

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Instrument of Memory

Encounters with the Wandering Jew

Reimagining the Wandering Jew legend and the curse of immortality in centuries of Jewish and Christian art


The Art of Renaissance Accessories

Original essays by leading scholars on the significance of accessories in the cultural, social, and political lives of men and women in the Renaissance

The Jesuit and the Incas

The Extraordinary Life of Padre Blas Valera, S.J.

The story of the life and untimely death of a persecuted priest in colonial Peru and the controversy over mysterious, recently discovered documents about him

Early French Cookery

Sources, History, Original Recipes and Modern Adaptations

A delicious introduction to the food prepared in wealthy medieval French households

Literary Patronage in Late Medieval Japan

Explores the changes in economic practices and structures in the late Muromachi period in Japan by focusing on patterns of patronage and professionalism in the world of poetry.