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Spain and its world, 1500-1700 : selected essays

Author: J H Elliott
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: House of Habsburg; House of Habsburg; Casa de Austria; House of Habsburg; House of Habsburg
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J H Elliott
ISBN: 0300042175 9780300042177 0300048637 9780300048636
OCLC Number: 18412002
Description: xvi, 295 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The American world: Spain and its empire in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries --
The mental world of Hernán Cortés --
The discovery of America and the discovery of man --
pt. 2. The European world: A provincial aristocracy: the Catalan ruling class in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries --
Revolution and continuity in early modern Europe --
Foreign policy and domestic crisis: Spain, 1598-1659 --
pt. 3. The world of the court: The court of the Spanish Habsburgs: a peculiar institution? --
Power and propaganda in the Spain of Philip IV --
Quevedo and the Count-Duke of Olivares --
pt. 4. The question of decline: The decline of Spain --
Self-perception and decline in early seventeenth-century Spain --
Art and decline in seventeenth-century Spain.
Responsibility: J.H. Elliott.


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"In sum, scholars, students, history aficionados, and even policy-makers will find that Elliott offers valuable insights on the early modern world that speak to our own as well."-Roger Louis Read more...

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