EMA Book Reviews: October 2016

Pan-European

Baumer, Lorenz E., Frédéric Elsig, Sabine Frommel, eds. Les années 1540: regards croisés sur les arts et les lettres. Bern, Berlin, Brussels, Frankfurt, New York, Oxford, Vienna: Peter Lang – Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, 2014. 260 pages, ISBN 978-3-0343-1132-8. Review by Tania Levy available here.

Brandt, Sigrid. Stadtbaukunst: Methoden ihrer Geschichtsschreibung. Berlin: Bäßler, 2015. 396 pages, ISBN 978-3-9458-8029. Review by Tom Steinert available here.

Featherstone, Michael, Jean-Michel Spieser, Gülru Tanman, Ulrike Wulf-Rheidt, eds. The Emperor’s House: Palaces from Augustus to the Age of Absolutism. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015. 424 pages, ISBN 978-3-1103-3163-9. Review by Yves Perrin available here.

Italy

Periti, Giancarla. In the Courts of Religious Ladies: Art, Vision, and Pleasure in Italian Renaissance Convents. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2016. ISBN 978-0-3002-1423-9. Review by Andrea Gáldy available here.

Zaru, Denise. Art and Observance in Renaissance Venice. The Dominicans and their Artists (1391- ca. 1545). Rome: Viella, 2014. 376 pages, ISBN 978-8-8672-8338-5. Review by Panayota Volti available here.

Spanish New World

Niell, Paul Barrett. Urban Space as Heritage in Late Colonial Cuba: Classicism and Dissonance on the Plaza de Armas of Havana, 1754–1828. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2015. 344 pages, ISBN 978-0-2927-6659-4. Review by Linda Rodriguez available here.