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Kingship and Propaganda: Royal Eloquence and the Crown of Aragon c.1200-1450

Suzanne F. Cawsey

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251858
eISBN:
9780191719073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251858.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, the Crown of Aragon in Spain was a rapidly expanding and powerful political unit with an original form of representative government. Throughout this ... More


Obscure Objects of Desire Surrealism, Fetishism, and Politics

Johanna Malt

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253425
eISBN:
9780191698132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253425.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In a speech given in Prague in 1935, André Breton asked, ‘Is there, properly speaking, a left-wing art capable of defending itself?’. But despite his conviction that surrealism did indeed offer such ... More


Prologue

T. N. Bisson

in The Medieval Crown of Aragon: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202363
eISBN:
9780191675294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202363.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter sets out the focus on the book, namely the history of the Crown of Aragon. It examines the history of the lands they ruled, of societies in Aragon and the Catalan-speaking ... More


Epilogue

T. N. Bisson

in The Medieval Crown of Aragon: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202363
eISBN:
9780191675294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202363.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. History played her customary tricks on the Crown of Aragon. It kept alive the memory of a golden age while allowing people to forget ... More


Philip’s Empire

Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth

in Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt, Taxes, and Default in the Age of Philip II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151496
eISBN:
9781400848430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151496.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter provides a brief history of Castilian ascendancy from the late Middle Ages through the end of Philip II's reign. After the marriage of Prince Ferdinand of Aragon and Princess Isabella of ... More


A Kingdom of Stargazers: Astrology and Authority in the Late Medieval Crown of Aragon

Michael A. Ryan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449840
eISBN:
9780801463150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449840.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Astrology in the Middle Ages was considered a branch of the magical arts, one informed by Jewish and Muslim scientific knowledge in Muslim Spain. Using the stars and planets to divine the future ran ... More


A King Goes Traveling: Philip II in the Crown of Aragon, 1585–86 and 1592

Teofilo F. Ruiz

in A King Travels: Festive Traditions in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153575
eISBN:
9781400842247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153575.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at Philip II's long voyages to the Crown of Aragon in 1585–86 and in 1592, and on the king's long and conflicting relations with Barcelona. These two extended journeys, coming as ... More


Centre and Periphery in the Spanish Monarchy

CHRISTOPHER STORRS

in The Resilience of the Spanish Monarchy 1665-1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246373
eISBN:
9780191715242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246373.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the relationship between Castile and the non-Castilian territories (Aragon, Valencia, Catalonia), and that between the Spanish and non-Spanish territories of the Monarchy, with ... More


The Wreck of Catalonia: Civil War in the Fifteenth Century

Alan Ryder

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199207367
eISBN:
9780191708718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207367.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the fate that overtook the principality of Catalonia in the 15th century, reducing it from dominance within the state of Aragon to a marginal role in the Iberian power created by ... More


1536: The Year of Three Queens

R. W. Hoyle

in The Pilgrimage of Grace and the Politics of the 1530s

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208747
eISBN:
9780191716980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208747.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In common with all monarchs in England during the late medieval period, Henry VIII was no figurehead to government. His preferences permeated every aspect of government, whether its foreign policy, ... More


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