Ferdinand and Isabella by J. Edwards
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Ferdinand and Isabella
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Ferdinand and Isabella

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Ferdinand and Isabella by J. Edwards

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This book is about a couple, not a single, dominant ruler. Thus it raises issues of gender, and the dynamics of a marriage over thirty-five years, as well as the practice of monarchical power. The reader sees Ferdinand and Isabella struggle to establish their regime, and then work out an elaborate reform programme in Church and State. It sees them fight a 'total war', by fifteenth-century standards, against Muslim Granada, leading to that kingdom's conquest, and an equally 'total' war, through the Inquisition and the Church in general, to convert Spanish Jews and Muslims to Christianity, and to reform and purify the religious and social lives of the established Christians themselves. For readers interested in Early European History.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780582218161
ISBN-10: 0582218160
Format: Paperback
(214mm x 131mm x 13mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Longman
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - J. Edwards

John Edwards has been involved in work on Spanish history and literature for over thirty years, having published, to date, eight books and over eighty articles and conference papers in Britain, the USA, Spain, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Poland and Israel. For twenty years he has taught at the University of Birmingham, successively as Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Medieval History and as Reader in Spanish History. He is also a University Research Fellow in Spanish at Oxford University.

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