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Spain in Decline, (Papermacs) [ Davies] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Early Economic Thought in Spain, and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Format: Hardcover. Spain in decline, ,. [R Trevor Davies] -- "Shows the gradual decline during the seventeenth century of Spain's brilliance and power, and analyzes the causes of her decadence. Here are penetrating and sympathetic portraits of Philip IV and. : The Decline of Spain in the Seventeenth Century (Early Modern History Series Book 11) eBook: Andrew Alexander: Kindle Store.
The two following sections were a bit weaker, but the last section was quite engaging. Focusing on the "decline" of Spain, a term Elliott finds too facile and blunt to explain the problems and pressures Spain faced in the 17th century, it is very strong on Spain's "Golden Reviews: 5. This book discusses Habsburg Spain in a detailed manner, divided into parts, which in the first part the reigns of Charles V and Philip II brought Habsburg into world's first global power. The second part deals with Spain's decline as a superpower, which ironically, coincided with the flourishing of spanish art, literature and culture/5. Spain in Decline, By R. Trevor Davies MacMillan, Read preview Overview The Revolt of the Catalans: A Study in the Decline of Spain () By J. H. Elliott University Press, The Decline of Spain Under Philip II's successors, Philip III and Philip IV, Spain was drawn into the Thirty Years War (–48), prolonged by war with France until The peace treaties (see Westphalia, Peace of ; Pyrenees, Peace of the) made France the leading power of continental Europe.
Perhaps the most important cause of the decline of Spain was the demographic problems of its most important region, Castile. 19 About million of the million people comprising Spain's population was Castilian. Castile provided the Spanish crown with . Many different factors, including the decentralized political nature of Spain, inefficient taxation, a succession of weak kings, power struggles in the Spanish court and a tendency to focus on the American colonies instead of Spain's domestic economy, all contributed to . The final section is devoted to the great historical question of the decline of Spain, a question that continues to resonate in the Anglo-American world of today. Preview this book» What people are saying 4/5(1). The Revolt of the Catalans: A Study in the Decline of Spain, The revolution of Catalonia in was a signal event in seventeenth-century Europe. Its causes and antecedents - essential for an understanding of the revolution itelf - form the basis of Professor Elliott's study /5(2).