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The Resource Isabella of Castile : Europe's first great queen, Giles Tremlett

Isabella of Castile : Europe's first great queen, Giles Tremlett

Label
Isabella of Castile : Europe's first great queen
Title
Isabella of Castile
Title remainder
Europe's first great queen
Statement of responsibility
Giles Tremlett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The remarkable life of the queen who transformed Spain into a global power and sponsored Columbus's voyage that would open the New World."--From publisher description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
CGP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tremlett, Giles
Dewey number
946.03092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
DP163
LC item number
.T74 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Isabella
  • Queens
  • Spain
Target audience
adult
Label
Isabella of Castile : Europe's first great queen, Giles Tremlett
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 491-584) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Europe's first great queen -- No man ever held such power -- The impotent -- The queen's daughter -- Two kings, two brothers -- Bulls -- Choosing Ferdinand -- Marrying Ferdinand -- Rebel princess -- The Borgias -- Queen -- And King! -- Clouds of war -- Under attack -- Though I am just a woman -- The turning point -- Degrading the Grandees -- Rough justice -- Adi?s Beltraneja -- The Inquisition: populism and purity -- Crusade -- They smote us town by town -- God save King Boabdil! -- The Tudors -- Granada falls -- Handover -- Expulsion of the Jews -- The vale of tears -- The race to Asia -- Partying women -- A hellish night -- A new world -- Indians, parrots and hammocks -- Dividing up the world -- A new continent -- Borgia weddings -- All the thrones of Europe -- Though we are clerics... we are still flesh and blood -- Juana's fleet -- Twice married, but a virgin when she died -- The third knife-thrust of pain -- The dirty Tiber -- We Germans call them rats -- The end of Islam? -- The sultan of Egypt -- Like a wild lioness -- The final judgement -- A beam of glory
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
ix, 607 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781632865205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, color, maps, genealogical table, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn973413064
  • (OCoLC)973413064
Label
Isabella of Castile : Europe's first great queen, Giles Tremlett
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 491-584) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Europe's first great queen -- No man ever held such power -- The impotent -- The queen's daughter -- Two kings, two brothers -- Bulls -- Choosing Ferdinand -- Marrying Ferdinand -- Rebel princess -- The Borgias -- Queen -- And King! -- Clouds of war -- Under attack -- Though I am just a woman -- The turning point -- Degrading the Grandees -- Rough justice -- Adi?s Beltraneja -- The Inquisition: populism and purity -- Crusade -- They smote us town by town -- God save King Boabdil! -- The Tudors -- Granada falls -- Handover -- Expulsion of the Jews -- The vale of tears -- The race to Asia -- Partying women -- A hellish night -- A new world -- Indians, parrots and hammocks -- Dividing up the world -- A new continent -- Borgia weddings -- All the thrones of Europe -- Though we are clerics... we are still flesh and blood -- Juana's fleet -- Twice married, but a virgin when she died -- The third knife-thrust of pain -- The dirty Tiber -- We Germans call them rats -- The end of Islam? -- The sultan of Egypt -- Like a wild lioness -- The final judgement -- A beam of glory
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
ix, 607 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781632865205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, color, maps, genealogical table, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn973413064
  • (OCoLC)973413064

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