The Character of Philip II: The Problems of Moral Judgments in History (Problems in European Civilization)

By: Editors-John C. Rule, John J. TePaske

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No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . TOC: PART ONE: The character of Philip II : three sixteenth-century views -- 1.) Philip II as a youth by Francisco de los Cobos y Molina -- 2.) Youth and early training of Philip II : a late sixteenth-century view by Luis Cabrera de Córdoba -- 3.) Philip II's instructions to his son, Philip III by Philip II, as dictated to his confessor, Diego de Yepes -- PART TWO: The development of the black legend : the attacks on Philip II's character -- 4.) The Apologia of 1580 by William-of-Orange, Prince of the House of Orange-Nassau -- 5.) An eighteenth-century view of Philip II's character by Robert Watson -- 6.) The incarnation of evil by John Lothrop Motley -- PART THREE: The retreat from moralism : reappraisals of Philip II -- 7.) The dilatory hermit of the Escorial by Leopold von Ranke -- 8.) The character of a king by Carl Georg Bratli -- 9.) The prudent king by Roger Bigelow Merriman -- 10.) Philip II as a man and statesman by Reginald Trevor Davies -- 11.) God's obvious design and the winds of God by Garrett Mattingly -- PART FOUR: Three modern dissenters -- 12.) Tendencies and individuals : Philip II by Sir Charles Oman -- 13.) The moral physiognomy of Philip II by Léon E. Halkin -- 14.) The personal character of Philip II by Cecil John Cadoux -- PART FIVE: Two twentieth-century Spanish views -- 15.) Elegy to Philip II by Antonio Ballesteros y Beretta -- 16.) Character and imperial policy by Rafael Altamira y Crevea.

Title: The Character of Philip II: The Problems of Moral Judgments in History (Problems in European Civilization)

Author Name: Editors-John C. Rule, John J. TePaske

Categories: European History,

Publisher: D.C. Heath and Company: January 1963

ISBN Number: B000E81DAY

Size: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Used - Very Good

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