Isabella of Castile: The First Renaissance Queen

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iUniverse, Jun 13, 2004 - History - 504 pages
5 Reviews
"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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User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

This was OK but there were some really annoying misspellings of Spanish place names. This affects ones confidence in the research! Read full review

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User Review  - Katy Wilmotte - Goodreads

Not being an expert on the Spanish Empire or Isabella of Castile, I can only rate this book based on how much I enjoyed reading it. Every time I've tried to read a biography in the past, I have gotten ... Read full review

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