Visual and Material Culture, 1300-1700
European History
Commissioning Editor:
Erika Gaffney
Allison Levy
Geographical scope:
Primarily Western Europe, bringing together the art traditions of Northern and Southern Europe; also, where relevant studies on non-Western traditions
Chronological scope:
Visual culture, material culture, image, object, medieval, early modern, art history, representation
A forum for innovative research on the role of images and objects in the late medieval and early modern periods, Visual and Material Culture, 1300-1700 publishes monographs and essay collections that combine rigorous investigation with critical inquiry to present new narratives on a wide range of topics, from traditional arts to seemingly ordinary things. Recognizing the fluidity of images, objects, and ideas, this series fosters cross-cultural as well as multi-disciplinary exploration. We consider proposals from across the spectrum of analytic approaches and methodologies.    
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Antwerp School, Prince Wladyslaw Zygmunt Vasa's Kunstkammer, The Royal Castle in Warsaw - Museum, inv. no. ZKW/2123, phot. Andrzej Ring, Lech Sandzewicz

Series Editor:

Dr. Allison Levy, an art historian, has written and/or edited four scholarly books, and she has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Association of University Women, the Getty Research Institute, the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library of Harvard University, the Whiting Foundation and the Bogliasco Foundation, among others. She is Digital Scholarship Editor at Brown University.

Proposals Welcome:

The series welcomes scholarly monographs and edited volumes in English by both established and early-career researchers.

Proposals for monographs or edited volumes should kindly follow the standard AUP Proposal format and should also include the envisaged table of contents or overview of the volume and abstracts of the proposed chapters or articles. 

Further Information:
For questions or to submit a proposal, contact our commissioning editors: Erika Gaffney, Senior Acquisitions Editor, via

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