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Imperial Spain 1469-1716 (Penguin History) by John Huxtable Elliott

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7348384M
ISBN 100140135170
ISBN 109780140135176

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The focus is on mainland Spain: this is not a history of the Spanish Empire in the Americas, and, though it touches on Spanish involvement in Flanders and the Netherlands and in Italy, it does so primarily only insofar as this involvement affected metropolitan Spain. The book covers the rise of Spain as an imperial power and its catastrophic /5(58). Dec 21,  · The only other general survey that seems to exist in English AND in e-book format is this one, J.H. Elliott's "Imperial Spain". So I grabbed that. I tend to lean towards very recent history as there has been a lot of new source material and re-examination going on in a lot of historical fields, particularly since the fall of the USSR and, as /5(51). The story of Spain's rise to greatness from its humble beginnings as one of the poorest and most marginal of European countries is a remarkable and dramatic one. With the marriage of Ferdinand & Isabella, the final expulsion of the Moslems and the discovery of America, Spain took on a seemingly unstoppable dynamism that made it into the world's first global power. Jul 25,  · Read Book Review: Imperial Spain, by J.H. Elliott. The story of Spain's rise to greatness from its humble beginnings as one of the poorest and most ma/5(30).

Sep 30,  · A penguin softcover, the book is quite inexpensive and available for order through any number of online retailers or via a good local bookstore. J.H. Elliot, Imperial Spain: (London: Penguin Book, ). Aug 14,  · Book Notes: Imperial Spain, , by J. H. Elliot August 14, I heard of this book via William Lind, the military/politics commentator. It is a chronicle of a great empire in decline. At one point, Spain’s territories stretched from the Philippines — named after King Philip II of Spain — to California, which was named by Spanish. Apr 26,  · Buy Imperial Spain 2Rev Ed by J. H Elliott, NEIL PINCHES (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(14). In his Prologue to this erudite book the author, a Cambridge University historian, states that he has not attempted to write a narrative history, but to present instead an ""interpretative synthesis"" of events under the Habsburg dynasty in Spain.

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