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The political history of Philip's reign and the role of the king. A study of the later years of the reign of Philip IV from the perspective of his favourite validodon Luis Mendez de Haro, and other ministers. A Palace for a King: This is a total history of its construction, decoration, and use.
Paintings for the Planet King: Philip IV of Spain r. This book is a guide the paintings by master artists that once hung in his Buen Retiro Palace.
Philip V Philip V of Spain: Sympathetic biography of the 18th century Spanish king who suffered from depression and sometimes thought he was a frog. The title refers to the fact that Philip abdicated in favor of his son but later returned to the throne. Patrons, Partisans, and Palace Intrigues: Appointed viceroy of New Spain by King Philip V, the Duke of Alburquerque thwarted Spanish reform efforts and persecuted local craftsmen and merchants.
In the end, a clique at the royal court in Madrid sought revenge. Spain's English Queen by Gerald Noel. Biography of Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, nicknamed Ena.
The Crown of Spain by Theo Aronson. The story of the fight for the throne of Spain between the Bourbon and Carlist pretenders.
The Reign in Spain: How the monarchy fell in the s, how royalists schemed to get the throne back, and how that goal was achieved.
In an age of regal spectacles, Spanish theater showed a surprising preoccupation with the disrobing of the king, reflecting a struggle to reconcile the monarch and the man. Playwrights such as Pedro Calderon de la Barca and Francisco Bances Cadamo repeatedly staged fantasies of feminine rule.
Theater of Negotiation by Jodi Campbell. Analyzes portrayals of kingship during the age of absolutism. Spanish popular theater is shown to favor the idea of reciprocal obligations between subjects and monarch.
Visits more than 30 historically significant properties, from Aragon, Galicia, and the Basque regions in the north to the central cities of Madrid and Toledo, from the fabled Andalusian cities of Seville and Granada in the south to the Catalan capital, Barcelona.
A history of the gardens and palatine architecture of Islamic Spain.United States History I. Introduction United States History, story of how the republic developed from colonial beginnings in the 16th century, when the first European explorers arrived, until modern times.
European Absolutism And Power Politics. Introduction. Louis XIV () of France is remembered best as a strong-willed The Gravitational Pull Of French Absolutism.
The popular image of Louis XIV as the Sun King symbolized his position in. perfecting a model absolute monarchy, England was subordinating its kings to. Parliament. By the 16th century monarchical absolutism prevailed in much of western Europe, and it was widespread in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Besides France, whose absolutism was epitomized by Louis XIV, absolutism existed in a variety of other European countries, including Spain, Prussia, and Austria. Online Library of Liberty. A collection of scholarly works about individual liberty and free markets.
A project of Liberty Fund, Inc. The history of Europe covers the peoples inhabiting Europe from prehistory to the present. During the Neolithic era and the time of the Indo-European migrations Europe saw migrations from east and southeast and the following important cultural and material exchange.
The period known as classical antiquity began with the emergence of the city-states of ancient Greece. Spain's King Juan Carlos ascended the throne in His wife, Queen Sofia, was born a Greek princess. Married in , they had two daughters, Infanta Elena and Infanta Cristina, and a son, Felipe.