Organizes the book well and tells the history as a story.
Elliott concisely helps the reader to understand Spanish politics, the Inquisition, tax policy, foreign affairs, as well as social and religious tensions.
Until then, this book gives you the best possible historical grounding in the other two Python topics.
Organizes the book well and tells the history as a story. We used this as a supplement to primary Spanish texts in our upper level culture and civilization class- would highly... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Lauren Cricchi
Elliott's Imperial Spain is getting a bit dated, but it continues to be one of the finest and most readable single-volume treatments of this crucial period in Spain's history. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Profe1967
I recently was looking for something to read and realized my understanding of Spanish history pre-Civil War was light on the details, so off to Amazon to look at what's out... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Shawn M. Ritchie
I will note first that I am a scholar of Golden Age Spanish Literature, and I consider this book to be absolutely fundamental reading for understanding how Spain amassed one of the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mishalex
The era is fascinating but the author uses a lot of Spanish words for position in governance and concepts. Which makes reading tedious. Also the kindle book is littered with typosPublished 9 months ago by Pierre Frediere
This is a classical and comprehensive overview of the internal political, economical and social situation of the united kingdoms of Castilla and Aragon that constituted Spain from... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Isidro Ferrer
IT goles into unknown detalles for me in a ver y deep analysis
Very good book for adults who like history
I agree with the other positive reviews. The book presents a sweeping journey through the period from 1469 to 1716 in and around Imperial Spain. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Kindle Customer