Isabel the Queen: Life and Times

Portada
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004 - 473 páginas

A sweeping biography of the legendary Spanish queen who was patron of Christopher Columbus, brought the Inquisition to Spain, expelled the Jews from the Iberian Peninsula, and was mother of the first wife of King Henry VIII.

 

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An excellent biography of a pivotal Spanish queen. The author explores Isabel's childhood, ascent to the throne of Castile, and the various policies she pursued as queen, such as the Reconquista, the ... Leer reseña completa

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In this magnificently researched, chronologically arranged political and social history of the queen of Renaissance Spain, the author ventures to explain Isabel's actions in the religious and social ... Leer reseña completa

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Castile 1451
9
14611467
26
14671469
51
14691474
69
Perception and Reality
91
1475
113
14751477
131
14771478
151
The Grand Design 1492
267
Isabel and Fernando praying with Prince Juan and the infanta Isabel
268
Tomb of Juan II of Castile and Isabel of Portugal
292
1492
298
Spanish Jews
299
To 1492
316
14921504
329
14921499
347

1478
166
14781481
197
14821485
216
Prince Juan and the infantas Juana and Isabel
233
14861492
236
Francisco Jiménez de Cisneros as archbishop of Toledo
359
14991504
372
Catalina
382
Coffins of Isabel and Fernando Juana and Felipe
403
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Sobre el autor (2004)

Peggy K. Liss is the author of Atlantic Empires: The Network of Trade and Revolution, 1713-1823 and Mexico Under Spain 1521-1556: Society and the Origins of Nationality.

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