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J.H. Elliott

J. H. Elliott is Regius Professor Emeritus of Modern ­History at Oxford. His books include Empires of the Atlantic World: ­Britain and Spain in America, 1492–1830 and, most ­recently, Scots and Catalans: Union and Disunion.
 (November 2019)

The Cerro Rico (Rich Hill) and the city of Potosí, in what is now Bolivia; painting by Gaspar Miguel Berrio, 1758

The Silver Rush

Potosí: The Silver City That Changed the World

by Kris Lane

November 21, 2019 issue

José de Páez: The Destruction of the Saint Sabá Mission in the Province of Texas and the Martyrdom of the Priests, Fray Alonso Giraldo de Terreros and Fray José de Santiesteban, circa 1758

Spain’s America

América: The Epic Story of Spanish North America, 1493–1898

by Robert Goodwin

El Norte: The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America

by Carrie Gibson

May 9, 2019 issue

Staff with finial of female figure nursing child, Kongo peoples, Yombe group, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, or Cabinda, Angola, nineteenth–early twentieth century

Portugal’s Empire: Ruthless and Intermingling

Conquerors: How Portugal Forged the First Global Empire

by Roger Crowley

The Global City: On the Streets of Renaissance Lisbon

edited by Annemarie Jordan Gschwend and K.J.P. Lowe

Kongo: Power and Majesty

an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, September 18, 2015–January 3, 2016

June 23, 2016 issue

Anonymous Cuzco artist: Virgin of Cocharcas, circa 1730–1750

Mexicans, Spaniards, Incas, and Their Art

Imperialism and the Origins of Mexican Culture

by Colin M. MacLachlan

Painting in Latin America, 1550–1820

edited by Luisa Elena Alcalá and Jonathan Brown

July 9, 2015 issue

Catherine of Aragon after the death of her first husband, Prince Arthur, in 1502 and before her marriage to Henry VIII in 1509; painting by Michiel Sittow, circa 1503–1505

Queens Against the Flow

Catherine of Aragon: The Spanish Queen of Henry VIII

by Giles Tremlett

Mary Tudor: Princess, Bastard, Queen

by Anna Whitelock

Mary I: England’s Catholic Queen

by John Edwards

March 22, 2012 issue

Modernizing the Marranos

The Other Within: The Marranos: Split Identity and Emerging Modernity

by Yirmiyahu Yovel

Las imágenes de la discordia: Política y poética de la imagen sagrada en la España del cuatrocientos

by Felipe Pereda

March 11, 2010 issue

A Christian consulting an Arabic text during a chess game with a Muslim, in an illumination from the Libro de ajedrez, dados y tables (Book of Chess, Dice, and Tables) of Alfonso X the Learned, 1283; from The Arts of Intimacy

A Question of Coexistence

The Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Making of Castilian Culture

by Jerrilynn D. Dodds

All Can Be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World

by Stuart B. Schwartz

August 13, 2009 issue

Barbarians at the Gates

Bárbaros: Spaniards and Their Savages in the Age of Enlightenment

by David J. Weber

February 23, 2006 issue

The Reigns in Spain

Rivers of Gold: The Rise of the Spanish Empire, from Columbus to Magellan

by Hugh Thomas

Romans in a New World: Classical Models in Sixteenth-Century Spanish America

by David A. Lupher

Juan de Ovando: Governing the Spanish Empirein the Reign of Philip II

by Stafford Poole

Apogee of Empire: Spain and New Spain in the Age of Charles III, 1759–1789

by Stanley J. Stein and Barbara H. Stein

Spain in the Age of Exploration, 1492–1819

Catalog of the exhibition edited by Chiyo Ishikawa

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November 4, 2004 issue

Snakes in Paradise

Naked Tropics: Essays on Empire and Other Rogues

by Kenneth Maxwell

November 20, 2003 issue

The Rediscovery of America

Beyond 1492: Encounters in Colonial North America

by James Axtell

American Holocaust: Columbus and the Conquest of the New World

by David E. Stannard

1492 and All That: Political Manipulations of History

by Robert Royal

European Encounters with the New World: From Renaissance to Romanticism

by Anthony Pagden

The Spanish Frontier in North America

by David J. Weber

The Middle Ground: Indians, empires, and republics in the Great Lakes region, 1650–1815

by Richard White

The Nahuas After the Conquest: A Social and Cultural History of the Indians of Central Mexico, Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries

by James Lockhart

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June 24, 1993 issue

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