Appel à communication : « Representing Islands and Water in the Early Modern Period » (Renaissance Society of America, Dublin, 2021)

Appel à communication : « Representing Islands and Water in the Early Modern Period » (Renaissance Society of America, Dublin, 2021)

The Mediterranean islands have occupied, at least since antiquity, a central position within the political and economic imperatives of numerous civilizations. These military powers will establish various forms of maritime control over the Mediterranean space. From the Minoans to the Genoese and Venetian Thalassocracies, as well as the Ottoman Empire, the Mediterranean Sea became the scene of countless battles for control of its islands and surrounding waters (even still today). When thought as a separate entity, the island often refers to the idea of ​​isolation, but it takes on a . . . → En lire plus