Queenship and political power in medieval and early modern Spain (eBook, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Queenship and political power in medieval and early modern Spain

Queenship and political power in medieval and early modern Spain

Publisher: London [England] ; New York : Routledge, 2005 ©2005
Series: Women and gender in the early modern world
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9780754650744 075465074X 9781351907224 1351907220
OCLC Number: 1003226571
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Contents: Preface: Part I The Practical Limits of Partnership: Unwilling partners: conflict and ambition in the marriage of Peter II of Aragon and Marie de Montpellier, Elizabeth Haluska-Rausch; The many roles of the medieval queen: some examples from Castile, Joseph F. O'Callaghan; Absent kings: queens as political partners in the medieval crown of Aragon, Theresa Earenfight. Part II Practising the Politics of Religion: Defending their Jewish subjects: Elionor of Sicily, Maria de Luna, and the Jews of Morvedre, Mark Meyerson; Spirit and force: politics, public and private in the reign of Maria de Luna (1396-1406), NAria Silleras-FernA!ndez; The queen and the master: Catalina of Lancaster and the military orders, Ana Echevarria-Arsuaga. Part III Representing the Politics of Queenship: Royal portraits: representations of queenship in the 13th-century Catalan chronicles, Marta VanLandingham; Isabel of Castile (1451-1504), her self-representation and its context, Peggy Liss; Choices and consequences: the construction of Isabel de Portugal's image, Jorge SebastiA!n Lozano; Conspicuous in her absence: Mariana of Austria, Juan Jose of Austria, and the representation of her power, Eleanor Goodman. Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Women and gender in the early modern world


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