Isabella of Castile: The First Renaissance Queen
"An artful, sensitive biography... A prerequisite for understanding Isabella is understanding the period and Rubin excels at delineating both." --"Booklist"
"Rubin succeeds admirably in recounting the story of Spain's greatest queen and the impact of her reign on her country and the world... a first rate exposition." --"Kirkus"
"An excellent, well-developed picture of the complex, often contradictory forces of the European scene from which Columbus sailed." --"Washington Times"
"Classic... will make permanent literary history by dispelling many schoolroom myths." --"Tulsa World"
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ISABELLA OF CASTILE: The First Renaissance QueenПользовательский отзыв - Kirkus
In this scholarly, limpidly written work, Rubin (The Mother Mirror, 1984; The New Suburban Woman, 1982) recounts the story of Spain's greatest queen and the impact of her reign on her country and the ... Читать весь отзыв
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The flow of books connected with the quincentenary of Columbus's voyage to the Americas continues. General readers interested in the remarkable woman who pressed the unification of the several ... Читать весь отзыв