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Carlos V: Una nueva vida del emperador…

Carlos V: Una nueva vida del emperador (Spanish Edition) (edition 2019)

by Geoffrey Parker (Author), Victoria Eugenia Gordo del Rey (Translator)

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The life of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), ruler of Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, and much of Italy and Central and South America, has long intrigued biographers. But the elusive nature of the man (despite an abundance of documentation), his relentless travel and the control of his own image, together with the complexity of governing the world's first transatlantic empire, complicate the task. Geoffrey Parker, one of the world's leading historians of early modern Europe, has examined the surviving written sources in Dutch, French, German, Italian, Latin, and Spanish, as well as visual and material evidence. He explores the crucial decisions that created and preserved this vast empire, analyzes Charles's achievements within the context of both personal and structural factors, and scrutinizes the intimate details of the ruler's life for clues to his character and inclinations. --… (more)
Title:Carlos V: Una nueva vida del emperador (Spanish Edition)
Authors:Geoffrey Parker (Author)
Other authors:Victoria Eugenia Gordo del Rey (Translator)
Info:Editorial Planeta (2019)
Collections:Your library, EBooks
Tags:Ebooks, History of Spain, British Writer, British Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Spanish Golden Age, Biography, 16th Century, Geoffrey Parker

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Emperor: A New Life of Charles V by Geoffrey Parker



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Excelente libro que aporta una visión crítica de la obra y del personaje lejos de la grandilocuencia imperial presente en los historiadores españoles de la dictadura. Imprescindible junto con la obra del mismo autor "El rey imprudente" ( )
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