Richard Raiswell

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NameRichard Raiswell
PositionFaculty Member
Emailrraiswell@upei.ca
Department(s)History
Phone(902) 566-0504
BuildingMain 404
Websitehttp://history.upei.ca/rraiswell

Richard Raiswell

Biography

Title: Associate Professor

Education: B.A., Carleton University; M.A., University of Toronto; Ph.D., University of Toronto

Richard Raiswell teaches courses in the areas of medieval and early modern Europe, specializing in premodern intellectual history, including witchcraft and the occult, and Europe’s relations with Asia and Africa.

His research interests include European perceptions of India the early modern period, the history of geography the problem of fraud and deceit in pre-modern Europe, and the occult and intellectual culture in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. He has co-edited a collection of articles on fraud entitled Shell Games: Studies in Frauds, Scams and Deceit in Early Modern Culture, 1300-1650 (Toronto, 2004). He is the author of several recent articles, including “Medieval Geography in the Age of Exploration: The Fardle of Facions in its English Context,” in Renaissance Medievalisms, ed. Konrad Eisenbichler, (Toronto, 2008) and Demon Possession in Anglo-Saxon and Early Modern England: Continuity and Evolution in Social Context.” Journal of British Studies 47 October 2008): 738-761 (with Peter Dendle). ”Faking It: A Case of Counterfeit Possession in the Reign of James I,” Renaissance and Reformation / Renaissance et Réforme, 23:3 (19999): 29-48, as well as numerous articles in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biogrpahy.


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Research Interests

  • European knowledge of India before 1600
  • Fraud and deceit 1300-1650
  • Demonological possession in early modern Europe
  • History of geographical thought before 1650

Grants

Development of an Aries Editorial Manager Database for the Journal Preternature
  • Collaborative Research Seed Grant
  • University of Prince Edward Island
American Historical Association Annual Meeting
  • Travel Grant
  • University of Prince Edward Island

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TitleAuthor(s)
EpilogueRaiswell, Richard; Dendle, Peter
IntroductionRaiswell, Richard
The hammer of witchesRaiswell, Richard
Prester JohnRaiswell, Richard
Sons of the soil and old countrymenRaiswell, Richard
[Review of the book History and Geography in Late Antiquity"Raiswell, Richard
Boundaries, Margins and Braided Histories. A Symposium in Honor of Natalie Zemon Davis's 80th Birthday at the Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.Raiswell, Richard
[Review of the book Braudel revisitedRaiswell, Richard
Cartography and SlaveryRaiswell, Richard
John of Plano-Carpini (d. 1252)Berend, Nora; Raiswell, Richard
The Devil in society in premodern EuropeDendle, Peter J.
The West's Rediscovery of PlatoRaiswell, Richard
Papal Bull (June, 18th 1452)Raiswell, Richard
[Review of the book Western Visions of the Far East in a Transpacific Age, 1522-1657]Raiswell, Richard
[Review of the book The Devil Within: Possession and Exorcism in the Christian West]Raiswell, Richard
Shell gamesReeves, Margaret; Raiswell, Richard; Crane, Mark
Mapping paradiseRaiswell, Richard
Italy and the European commercial revolutionRaiswell, Richard
Faking itRaiswell, Richard
Lorenzo the MagnificentRaiswell, Richard
Timberlake, Henry (d. 1625/6)Raiswell, Richard
Geography and revolutionRaiswell, Richard
Demon possession in Anglo-Saxon and early modern EnglandRaiswell, Richard; Dendle, Peter
Byzantine scholars in Renaissance ItalyRaiswell, Richard
Unclean spiritsRaiswell, Richard
Monte Corvino, John of (1247-1328/30)Raiswell, Richard
Glemham, Edward (d. in or after 1594)Raiswell, Richard
IntroductionRaiswell, Richard
Geography is better than divinity Raiswell, Richard
Joachim of Fiore (c. 1135-1202)Raiswell, Richard
[Review of the book Angels on the edge of the worldRaiswell, Richard
Age before reasonRaiswell, Richard
Cardinal BessarionRaiswell, Richard
Meyrick, Sir John (c. 1559-1638/9)Raiswell, Richard
Webbe, Edward, (b. 1553/4)Raiswell, Richard
Nicholas V, Papal Bulls ofRaiswell, Richard
Prester JohnRaiswell, Richard
[Review of the book Reginald PoleRaiswell, Richard
Marco PoloRaiswell, Richard
Medieval geography in the age of explorationRaiswell, Richard
FICINO listserveRaiswell, Richard
Eugenius IV, Papal Bulls ofRaiswell, Richard
Sherley [Shirley], Sir Thomas (1564-1633/4)Raiswell, Richard
CartographyRaiswell, Richard
Groping after God with nature's lightRaiswell, Richard
Shirley, Sir Robert, Count Shirley in the papal nobility (c. 1581-1628)Raiswell, Richard
The House of the BardiRaiswell, Richard
Sherley [Shirley], Sir Anthony, (1565-1635)Raiswell, Richard
Mundy, Peter (b. c. 1596, d. in or after 1667)Raiswell, Richard

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Epilogue - ir:434518922:33:06 2014-10-20
Introduction - ir:433525302:21:41 2014-10-25
The hammer of witches - ir:433718610:14:55 2014-10-23
Prester John - ir:434314703:32:39 2014-10-23
Sons of the soil and old countrymen - ir:433625402:58:53 2014-10-24
[Review of the book History and Geography in Late Antiquity" - ir:434017310:45:29 2014-10-19
Boundaries, Margins and Braided Histories. A Symposium in Honor of Natalie Zemon Davis's 80th Birthday at the Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University. - ir:433919811:56:08 2014-10-23
[Review of the book Braudel revisited - ir:434417214:32:02 2014-10-20
Cartography and Slavery - ir:434117410:44:27 2014-10-19
John of Plano-Carpini (d. 1252) - ir:416419314:44:14 2014-10-20
The Devil in society in premodern Europe - ir:447224612:46:49 2014-10-22
The West's Rediscovery of Plato - ir:433819105:40:00 2014-10-20
Papal Bull (June, 18th 1452) - ir:434218915:23:25 2014-10-21
[Review of the book Western Visions of the Far East in a Transpacific Age, 1522-1657] - ir:101937114:13:39 2014-10-24
[Review of the book The Devil Within: Possession and Exorcism in the Christian West] - ir:101996617:04:18 2014-10-22
Shell games - ir:ir-batch6-205426507:24:16 2014-10-25
Mapping paradise - ir:93623522:52:34 2014-10-22
Italy and the European commercial revolution - ir:74032514:07:29 2014-10-23
Faking it - ir:ir-batch6-205325921:48:28 2014-10-22
Lorenzo the Magnificent - ir:74127410:41:35 2014-10-19
Timberlake, Henry (d. 1625/6) - ir:ir-batch6-484725321:33:28 2014-10-22
Geography and revolution - ir:93523713:18:04 2014-10-25
Demon possession in Anglo-Saxon and early modern England - ir:74735210:31:08 2014-10-25
Byzantine scholars in Renaissance Italy - ir:73727608:12:41 2014-10-25
Unclean spirits - ir:ir-batch6-483326004:15:22 2014-10-24
Monte Corvino, John of (1247-1328/30) - ir:74429315:02:41 2014-10-21
Glemham, Edward (d. in or after 1594) - ir:ir-batch6-484423820:41:52 2014-10-20
Introduction - ir:ir-batch6-483221116:43:42 2014-10-24
Geography is better than divinity - ir:93425916:02:26 2014-10-24
Joachim of Fiore (c. 1135-1202) - ir:74226914:12:36 2014-10-23
[Review of the book Angels on the edge of the world - ir:ir-batch6-483425202:44:39 2014-10-25
Age before reason - ir:74626609:41:57 2014-10-24
Cardinal Bessarion - ir:73824012:18:15 2014-10-25
Meyrick, Sir John (c. 1559-1638/9) - ir:ir-batch6-484520014:12:03 2014-10-23
Webbe, Edward, (b. 1553/4) - ir:ir-batch6-484023720:10:16 2014-10-24
Nicholas V, Papal Bulls of - ir:ir-batch6-483923005:20:46 2014-10-22
Prester John - ir:ir-batch6-483721617:36:09 2014-10-22
[Review of the book Reginald Pole - ir:ir-batch6-205224612:06:46 2014-10-23
Marco Polo - ir:74324915:17:21 2014-10-21
Medieval geography in the age of exploration - ir:74523723:25:32 2014-10-22
FICINO listserve - ir:ir-batch6-483521007:33:27 2014-10-21
Eugenius IV, Papal Bulls of - ir:ir-batch6-483821108:13:58 2014-10-23
Sherley [Shirley], Sir Thomas (1564-1633/4) - ir:ir-batch6-484324015:18:16 2014-10-24
Cartography - ir:ir-batch6-483623002:43:19 2014-10-24
Groping after God with nature's light - ir:ir-batch6-459720114:13:48 2014-10-24
Shirley, Sir Robert, Count Shirley in the papal nobility (c. 1581-1628) - ir:ir-batch6-484122801:33:23 2014-10-23
The House of the Bardi - ir:73923118:59:45 2014-10-22
Sherley [Shirley], Sir Anthony, (1565-1635) - ir:ir-batch6-484221921:29:12 2014-10-22
Mundy, Peter (b. c. 1596, d. in or after 1667) - ir:ir-batch6-484624417:28:03 2014-10-20