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Author Biography

Kirsten Schultz teaches history at Seton Hall University. She is the author of Tropical Versailles: Empire, Monarchy and the Portuguese Royal Court in Rio de Janeiro, 1808-1821 (Routledge: 2001). Her current research examines understandings of authority, society, and culture in the eighteenth-century Portuguese empire.

Keywords

Americas, education, gender, libraries, literacy, material culture, reading, review, Spain