Isabella of Castile: The First Renaissance Queen

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AuthorHouse, 2004 - History - 504 pages
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"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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I learned so much from this book at Isabella who took Castille from a back water kingdom to a changing the balance of power in Europe and setting the foundation for Spain to become the supreme world ... Read full review

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NANCY RUBIN STUART is an award-winning author, journalist, and producer who specializes in women and social history. She also serves as one of the directors of the Women Writing Women's Lives Seminar at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She lives in New York City.

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