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The Resource Isabella : the warrior queen, Kirstin Downey

Isabella : the warrior queen, Kirstin Downey

Label
Isabella : the warrior queen
Title
Isabella
Title remainder
the warrior queen
Statement of responsibility
Kirstin Downey
Title variation
Warrior queen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on new scholarship, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Woman Behind the New Deal presents a biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus' journey to the New World, established the Spanish Inquisition and became one of the most influential female rulers in history
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DP163
LC item number
.D69 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Isabella : the warrior queen, Kirstin Downey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 477-495) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A birth without fanfare -- A childhood in the shadows -- Frightening years -- Isabella faces the future alone -- Marriage -- Ferdinand and his family -- The newlyweds -- The Borgia connection -- Preparing to rule -- Isabella takes the throne -- The tribe of Isabel -- The whole world trembled -- The queen's war -- Architects of the Inquisition -- Landing in paradise -- Borgia gives her the world -- Lands of vanity and illusion -- Faith and family -- Turks at the door -- Israel in exile -- Three daughters -- A church without a shepherd -- The death of Queen Isabella -- The world after Isabella
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 520 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385534116
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2014003895
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Stock number
BRO-copy20141022-084
Label
Isabella : the warrior queen, Kirstin Downey
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 477-495) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A birth without fanfare -- A childhood in the shadows -- Frightening years -- Isabella faces the future alone -- Marriage -- Ferdinand and his family -- The newlyweds -- The Borgia connection -- Preparing to rule -- Isabella takes the throne -- The tribe of Isabel -- The whole world trembled -- The queen's war -- Architects of the Inquisition -- Landing in paradise -- Borgia gives her the world -- Lands of vanity and illusion -- Faith and family -- Turks at the door -- Israel in exile -- Three daughters -- A church without a shepherd -- The death of Queen Isabella -- The world after Isabella
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 520 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385534116
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2014003895
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Stock number
BRO-copy20141022-084

Library Locations

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