Below is a list of in-print works in this collection, presented in series order or publication order as applicable.

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1.Cover: The Renaissance in the 19th Century: Revision, Revival, and Return

The Renaissance in the 19th Century: Revision, Revival, and Return

Bolzoni, Lina
Payne, Alina

2.Cover: Seachanges: Music in the Mediterranean and Atlantic Worlds, 1550–1800

Seachanges: Music in the Mediterranean and Atlantic Worlds, 1550–1800

Orden, Kate van

Musicians have always been migratory frontrunners, and musical encounters have always generated nodes of cultural complexity. Seachanges brings together original essays that complicate Mediterranean and Atlantic histories and foreground music in mobility studies, from Turkish songs in France to Indigenous musicians in Latin America, and more.

3.Cover: Sacrifice and Conversion in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Sacrifice and Conversion in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Berbara, Maria

When Europeans came to the American continent in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, they were confronted with what they perceived as sacrificial practices. Sacrifice and Conversion in the Early Modern Atlantic World examines the encounter between European and American conceptions of sacrifice expressed in texts, music, rituals, and images.

4.Cover: Ariosto and the Arabs: Contexts for the <i>Orlando Furioso</i>

Ariosto and the Arabs: Contexts for the Orlando Furioso

Casari, Mario
Preti, Monica
Wyatt, Michael

Ariosto and the Arabs sheds new light on Ludovico Ariosto’s famous poem Orlando Furioso. The sixteen essays assembled here, produced by diverse scholars who work on Europe, Africa, and Asia, encompass several intertwined areas of analysis—philology, religious and social history, cartography, material and figurative arts, and performance.

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