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Title:
The Spain of the Catholic Monarchs, 1474-1520
Author:
Edwards, John, 1949-
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Publication Information:
Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xi, 324 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
The war of the Castilian succession -- The consolidation of a regime -- The new inquisition -- The war for Granada -- Economy and society -- Christians, Jews and Muslims -- Spain in Europe -- Cultural life: Spain and the Renaissance -- Crisis, death and legacy.
ISBN:
9780631161653

9780631221432
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Book

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Summary

Summary

This book provides a comprehensive and compelling history of the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella form the origins and upbringing of the two rulers, through the events and circumstances of their rule, to the consequences for the following generations.


Author Notes

John Edwards read Modern History at The Queen's College, Oxford, where he was also Laming Junior Fellow. His doctoral thesis (1976) was on Cordoba and Jerez de la Frontera in the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella. He taught, as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Reader, in the School of History at the University of Birmingham, and is now Research Fellow in Spanish in the University of Oxford. He has published extensively on the political, economic, social and religious history of Spain in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.


Table of Contents

List of Plates
List of Maps
Preface
1 The War of the Castilian Succession
2 The Consolidation of a Regime
3 The New Inquisition
4 The War for Granada
5 Economy and Society
6 Christians, Jews and Muslims
7 Spain in Europe
8 Cultural Life: Spain and the Renaissance
9 Crisis, Death and Legacy
Bibliographical Essay
Index

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