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Philip of Spain

Author: Henry Kamen; Mazal Holocaust Collection.; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book, published four hundred years after Philip's death, is the first full-scale biography of the king. Placing him within the social, cultural, religious and regional context of his times, it presents a startling new picture of his character and reign. Drawing on Philip's unpublished correspondence and on many other archival sources, Henry Kamen reveals much about Philip the youth, the man, the husband, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Philip, King of Spain; Philippe, roi d'Espagne; Felipe, Rey de España.; Philip, King of Spain; Philip, King of Spain
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Kamen; Mazal Holocaust Collection.; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
ISBN: 0300070810 9780300070811 0300078005 9780300078008
OCLC Number: 36104018
Description: xiii, 384 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The formative years 1527-1544 --
The Renaissance prince 1545-1551 --
Soldier and king 1551-1559 --
The cross and the crescent 1559-1565 --
Towards total war 1566-1572 --
Dropping the pilot 1572-1580 --
The world of Philip II --
The statesman --
War in the west 1580-1586 --
The time of thunder 1587-1593 --
Last years 1593-1598.
Responsibility: Henry Kamen.

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