Signs of Power in Habsburg Spain and the New World

Signs of Power in Habsburg Spain and the New World

by Jason McCloskey
     
 

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Signs of Power in Habsburg Spain and the New World consists of ten chapters that examine the representation of political, economic, military and symbolic power both in Spain and the New World under the Habsburgs. In addition to analyzing the dynamics of power in written texts, chapters also examine pieces of material culture including coats of arms, coins,

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Signs of Power in Habsburg Spain and the New World consists of ten chapters that examine the representation of political, economic, military and symbolic power both in Spain and the New World under the Habsburgs. In addition to analyzing the dynamics of power in written texts, chapters also examine pieces of material culture including coats of arms, coins, engravings and paintings by such artists as Titian and El Greco.

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Hispanic American Historical Review
This is a fascinating collection of essays by different authors who, by means of careful examinations of texts, shed light on the nature, status, and practice of power in sixteenth and early seventeenth-century Spain. . . .[T]he essays in this collection succeed in engaging the reader through their high level of scholarship on varied topics, all focused on the exercise and reception of Spanish Hapsburg power.

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ISBN-13:
9781611484960
Publisher:
Bucknell University Press
Publication date:
03/23/2013
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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