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By Yuen-Gen Liang,Jarbel Rodriguez

Bringing jointly exceptional students in honor of Professor Teofilo F. Ruiz, this volume presents unique and cutting edge examine at the severe and uneasy dating among authority and spectacle within the interval from the 12th to the 16th centuries, concentrating on Spain, the Mediterranean and Latin the United States.


Cultural students resembling Professor Ruiz and his colleagues have challenged the concept that authority is elided with excessive politics, an process that has a tendency to be monolithic and disregards the asymmetric program and event of energy via elite and non-elite teams in society through highlighting the importance of spectacle. Taking such kinds as ceremonies, rituals, fairs, and customs, spectacle is a medium to undertaking and render seen strength, but it's also an ambiguous and contested environment, the place individuals workout the jobs of either actor and viewers. Chapters during this assortment think about issues comparable to monarchy, wealth and poverty, medieval delicacies and vitamin and textual and visible resources.


The person contributions during this quantity jointly symbolize a well timed re-assessment of authority that brings within the insights of cultural thought, finally highlighting the significance of illustration and projection, negotiation and ambivalence.

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