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Types of Armies: Early Modern Spain

Luis Ribot García

in War and Competition between States

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202141
eISBN:
9780191675188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202141.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the types of armies in early modern Spain. It suggests that one of the most decisive agents in the formation of the Spanish army was the War of Granada between 1482 and 1492 and ... More


Why Rose of Lima?

Frank Graziano

in Wounds of Love: The Mystical Marriage of Saint Rose of Lima

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195136401
eISBN:
9780199835164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136403.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

A discussion of why among the many candidates Rose of Lima received high honors as first saint of the New World and patron of the Americas. The reasons discussed include Rose’s penitential ... More


Dennis Redux

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0034
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter starts on a typical April day in Paris, when Philippa met her friend Georges Apedo-Amah and they dined at their favourite restaurant and talked. The next day, she received a letter from ... More


Religion, Culture, and Ideology on the Late Medieval Castilian–Granadan Frontier

Angus Mackay

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter deals with frontier institutions and the peace-keeping mechanisms of the late medieval frontier between Christian Castile and Muslim Granada but concentrates on their religion, culture, ... More


A sense of place: Regional British television drama, 1956-82

Lez Cooke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719086786
eISBN:
9781781706329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086786.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This pioneering study examines regional British television drama from its beginnings on the BBC and ITV in the 1950s to the arrival of Channel Four in 1982. It discusses the ways in which ... More


Frontier and Settlement in the Kingdom of Castile (1085–1350)

Manuel GonzÁlez Jiménez

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the history of the medieval Iberian kingdoms, the frontier played a primordial role: there were internal political, religious, and cultural frontiers, but there were also important ‘external’ ... More


Institutions on the Castilian-Granadan Frontier 1369–1482

José Enrique López De Coca Castañer

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter assesses the relationship between the Crown of Castile and the Nasrid kingdom of Granada from 1369 to 1482 by focusing attention on frontier institutions. The frontier between both ... More


Identifying Authority: Juan Latino, an African Ex‐Slave, Professor, and Poet in Sixteenth‐Century Granada

J. Mira Seo

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the political and religious world of Juan Latino, African ex‐slave, poet and professor of Latin in 16th century Granada. Granada, the capital of Islamic Al‐Andalus and the last ... More


Heroic drama on the commonwealth and Restoration stage

Rachel Willie

in Staging the Revolution: Drama, reinvention and history, 1647-72

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087639
eISBN:
9781526104052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087639.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter four demonstrates how Davenant’s first protectorate entertainment, The Siege of Rhodes (1656 and 1663), was revised at the Restoration as a heroic drama to make it suitable for the changing ... More


Expulsion

Bernard Lewis

in Cultures in Conflict: Christians, Muslims and Jews in the Age of Discovery

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102833
eISBN:
9780199854509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102833.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the history of the Spanish monarchy's capture of Granada, the last Muslim stronghold in the Spanish peninsula, and the expulsion of the Jews from the region. The Muslims and the ... More


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