Until the 15th century, Spain was only a distant participant in the general movement of European affairs. The different kingdoms sharing the Spanish peninsula were individually too weak to pursue an energetic foreign policy. The marriage of royal cousins, Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile, in 1469 brought stability to both kingdoms. Both understood the importance of unity; together they affected institutional reform, such as in the Spanish Reformation, and left Spain one of the best-administered countries in Europe.
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A hardcover single volume with terracotta cloth and gilt lettering. There is some rubbing to the edges and foxing toning, and some staining throughout the books but the text is clear.
Published by George Routledge & Sons, Limited, London.
The date is unkown but circa 1850’s
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