Church, State, Vellum, and Stone: Essays on Medieval Spain in Honor of John Williams

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Brill, 2005 - History - 571 pages
The sixteen essays in this volume were written to honor John Williams's contributions to the study of medieval Spanish art and architecture. Contributors from the fields of Art History, History, and Archaeology were chosen to demonstrate Williams's wide-ranging influence as scholar and teacher. Thus, the collection represents current research by scholars from five countries, providing an interdisciplinary, international, and even intergenerational view of the work being done in Spanish medieval History and Art History today.
With contributions by Achim Arbeiter, Simon Barton, Ann Boylan, James D'Emilio, Angela Franco, Julie A. Harris, Peter K. Klein, Therese Martin, Eileen P. McKiernan González, Pamela Patton, David Raizman, Bernard F. Reilly, Diane Reilly, Rocío Sánchez Ameijeiras, José Luis Senra, and Kenneth B. Wolf.

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Therese Martin, Ph.D. (2000) in History of Art and Architecture, University of Pittsburgh, was John Williams' last doctoral student. She is Assistant Professor of Medieval Art History at the University of Arizona. Her research focuses on royal architecture and female patronage in medieval Spain.

Julie A. Harris, Ph.D. (1989) in Art History, University of Pittsburgh, is an independent scholar specializing in Medieval Spain. Her recent publications have examined art and architecture in the context of relations between Spain's diverse religious communities.

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