Isabella of Castile by Nancy Rubin

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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"
 

About Nancy Rubin

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NANCY RUBIN STUART is an award-winning author, journalist, aNANCY RUBIN STUART is an award-winning author, journalist, and producer who specializes in women and social history. Shend producer who specializes in women and social history. She also serves as one of the directors of the Women Writing Wo also serves as one of the directors of the Women Writing Women's Lives Seminar at the Graduate Center of the City Univemen's Lives Seminar at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She lives in New York City. rsity of New York. She lives in New York City.
 
Published June 13, 2004 by iUniverse. 629 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Her attention to detail adds texture and depth to the book, for which she won the American Society of Authors “Author of the Year” Award.Isabella of Castile renders a balanced sense of court life, the contradictory forces within both the Catholic Church and the European ruling families, and the i...

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