Isabella Unashamed. An alternative history

Este producto no está disponible porque no quedan existencias.

SKU: N/D Categoría:
Compartir en:


Isabella Unashamed. An alternative history

LANZAMIENTO septiembre de  2017
ISBN 978-84-947419-4-4
ISBN digital 978-84-947419-5-1
PRECIO 17,60
 Colección Blue collection

AUTORAS: Helen R. Davis and Carolina Casas


Isabella of Castile is known as Europe’s first great queen. Renowned for her marriage to Ferdinand of Aragon and birthing of modern day Spain, Isabella is also known as the queen who launched the Inquisition, completed the Reconquista and expelled the Jews from her nation. Not long after her triumph in 1492, her dynasty came apart and unraveled, and it was whispered by many that the Trastamara line was cursed. Her children died prematurely, or met horrible ends. Her most famous daughter, Catalina, became known as the ill-fated Katharine of Aragon, the first of Henry VIII of England’s unfortunate six wives.

But what if Isabella had been wiser and not expelled the Jews—some of the very people who ironically helped put her on the throne of Castile? What if Isabella had had more foresight and had her successor be Catalina, who, although the youngest, was the most like her and the wisest of her children? How would the power balance of 15th and 16th century Europe shifted if Catalina had been the powerful queen regnant of Spain and not one of the ‘merry wives’ of Windsor?

A joint effort, Isabella Unashamed is written by two authors from very different cultural backgrounds who have nonetheless joined together to create a haunting portrait of Spain’s most famous queen, as well as a glimpse of what might have been had Isabella been wiser.

Información adicional


Ebook, Papel


No hay valoraciones aún.

Sé el primero en valorar “Isabella Unashamed. An alternative history”

Tu dirección de correo electrónico no será publicada.