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Emperor Charles V, impresario of war : campaign strategy, international finance, and domestic politics

Author: James Donald Tracy
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010, cop. 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Emperor Charles V (1500-1558) asserted his princely authority by deciding at times to lead his own armies to war, despite the misgivings of advisers. This 2002 book examines his campaigns from a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Charles-Quint, (empereur germanique ;; Charles-Quint, (empereur germanique ;
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Donald Tracy
ISBN: 9780521814317 0521814316 9780521147668 0521147662
OCLC Number: 758788762
Description: 1 vol. (XVI-344 p.) : ill., cartes, jaquette ill. en coul. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations; List of tables; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. Strategy and Finance: 1. The grand strategy of Charles V; 2. The Habsburg-Valois struggle: Italy 1515-28; 3. The search for revenue, I: the hard roads of fiscal reform; 4. The search for revenue, II: parliamentary subsidies; 5. The search for credit: Charles and his bankers; Part II. Impresario of War: Charles's Campaigns, 1529-52; 6. Finding uses for an army: Charles in Italy, 1529-30; 7. Crusades in Austria and the Mediterranean, 1532-5; 8. Failures in Provence and at Prevesa and Algiers, 1536-41; 9. Charles's Grand Plan, 1543-4; 10. The first Schmalkaldic War, 1546-7; 11. The second Schmalkaldic War and the assault on Metz, 1552; Part III. War Taxation: Parliaments of the Core Provinces of the Low Countries, Naples, and Castile; 12. Fiscal devolution and war taxation in the Low Countries; 13. Baronial politics and war finances in the Kingdom of Naples; 14. Town autonomy, Noble magistrates, and war taxation in Castile; Conclusions; Bibliography; Index.
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