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Golden Age Spain

by Henry Kamen

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Published by Humanities Press International in Atlantic Highlands, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Spain -- History -- Ferdinand and Isabella, 1479-1516 -- Historiography,
    • Spain -- History -- House of Austria, 1516-1700 -- Historiography,
    • Spain -- History -- Philip V, 1700-1746 -- Historiography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHenry Kamen.
      SeriesStudies in European history, Studies in European history (Atlantic Highlands, N.J.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDP162 .K35 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 81 p. ;
      Number of Pages81
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2526705M
      ISBN 100391035843
      LC Control Number88001909
      OCLC/WorldCa17481813

      Background. The Spanish Golden Age that expanded from the late 15th century to the 17th, witnessed the flourishing of cultural and artistic expressions. Many translation of works from Latin and Greek was published and spread out throughout the rest of the Europe. At the same time, the interest for ancient Arabic scientific and medical writings was still very prominent, in spite of the fact. Honor and Violence in Golden Age Spain book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Early modern Spain has long been viewed as having a /5(4).

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        January 8, Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain. The San Diego Museum of Art presents the exhibition Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain, featuring more than outstanding works by leading artists from Spain and its global territories during the pivotal years of around to On view through Sept. 2, , the exhibition showcases a wide variety of . -- Was Spain \'Different\'?: society and culture in the Golden Age.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Discusses the history of Spain and raises questions about the truth of its \"golden age\" in the sixteenth century. Discusses issues such as the absolute monarchy of Spain, the making and unmaking of the Spanish.


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Golden Age Spain - offers a concise introduction to the major themes and debates - is now thoroughly revised and updated in the light of the latest research - contains new chapters which cover such topics as culture and religion - highlights key issues and questions at the start of each chapter - includes a helpful glossary and an expanded Cited by: 6.

Golden Age, Spanish Siglo De Oro, the period of Spanish literature extending from the early 16th century to the late 17th century, generally considered the high point in Spain’s literary history. The Golden Age began with the partial political unification of Spain about Its literature is characterized by patriotic and religious fervour, heightened realism, and a new interest in earlier.

Was the Golden Age of Spain in the sixteenth century an illusion. By introducing and examining some of the key issues and themes involved, Henry Kamen offers a balanced discussion of this question.

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For over a century Spain controlled the greatest empire the world had ever seen, and its collapse provoked, both then as it does now, a range of analyses over which there has been little agreement.

In the second edition of this successful text, Henry Kamen asks: was the Golden Age of Spain in the sixteenth century actually an illusion. By examining some of the key issues involved. The Spanish Golden Age lasted from to around It began with the end of the Reconquista, Christopher Columbus’s first voyage to the Americas, and the publication of Gramática de la lengua castellana (Grammar of the Castilian Language) by Antonio de Nebrija, the first person to study Spanish and set the grammar rules — in fact, Nebrija’s work was the first grammar study of any.

InOxford University Press published a book by Chris Lowney, “A Vanished World: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Medieval Spain.” The author asked me to write a blurb, and it was included on the back cover of the book.

Here is what I wrote: “Chris Lowney has written a meaningful book about interfaith cooperation and interfaith antagonism in medieval Spain. The Golden Age of the Moor book.

Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This work examines the debt owed by Europe to the Moors f /5(9). Nevertheless, it was a Golden Age in a relative sense. It was certainly golden relative to the treatment of the Jews in France and the Rhineland at that time.

But in comparison to American Jewry it was far from a Golden Age. American Jews would find it hard to adapt to the problems that beset the Jewish community in Spain at that time. Sephardic Jews trace their origins to Spain and Portugal. They enjoyed a renaissance in these lands until their expulsion from Spain inwhen they settled in the countries along the Mediterranean, throughout the Ottoman Empire, in the Balkans, and in the lands of North Africa, Italy, Egypt, Palestine, and Syria, mixing with the Mizrahi, or Oriental, Jews already in these s: 5.

Spain's Golden Age is one of the great historical paradoxes. At the beginning of the Golden Age, Spain had a prosperous Empire that stretched from the Phillipines in the East, to the Americas and southern Italy and the Flanders in Europe.

Her military and economic might reigned supreme. Yet by the end of this century, Spain's power was in rapid /5(5). Buy The Golden Age: The Spanish Empire of Charles V by Thomas, Hugh (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: (shelved 1 time as spanish-golden-age-lit) avg rating — 5, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

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Religious Women in Golden Age Spain is the first book-length study in English to pose this chronological and conceptual framework for identifying and analyzing the role of nuns and convents in late-medieval and early-modern Spanish society.

Books with Buzz Discover the latest buzz-worthy books, from mysteries and romance to humor and nonfictionCited by: The history of women in early modern Spain is a largely untapped field. This book opens the field substantially by examining the position of women in religious, political, literary, and economic life.

Drawing on both historical and literary approaches, the contributors challenge the portrait of Spanish women as passive and marginalized, showing that despite forces working to exclude them.

Nonetheless, eroticism is a lightning rod for defining mentalities and social, intellectual, and literary history within the nascent field that the author calls erotic philology.

An Erotic Philology of Golden Age Spain takes sexuality and eroticism out of the historical closet, placing them at the forefront of early modern humanistic studies. What the authors of this book, Spanish Women in the Golden Age: Images and Realities, point out very well, however, is that women successfully struggled to be listened to, and to save, conquer, or increase, when it was possible, a space of liberty in which they could promote their own agenda in Early Modern Spain.

"The richness of this book lies in Taylor's detailed discussion of the interactions, petty quarrels, and the jockeying for position in which people engaged regularly; through this discussion, Taylor successfully conveys everyday life in Golden Age Spain.

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Shipped with USPS Media Mail. Dustjacket has some wear. Very clean Rating: % positive. Atienza is the author of over 30 books on the Middle Ages and one of the leading Spanish authorities on the Templars and related mystery traditions." Mark Stavish, Institute for Hermetic Studies, June "[This book] In The Knights Templar in the Golden Age of Spain, renowned Templar scholar Juan García Atienza reveals the important role.