Isabella of Castile

The First Renaissance Queen




Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/13/2004

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 500
ISBN : 9780595320769

About the Book

"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 the Author

Nancy Rubin is a best-selling author who specializes in women and social history. Her other books are American Empress, The Mother Mirror and The New Suburban Woman. For Isabella of Castile, she won the 1992 Author of the Year Award from the American Society of Authors and Journalists.