Son of the Alhambra: Don Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, 1504-1575

Son of the Alhambra: Don Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, 1504-1575

by Erika Spivakovsky

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Overview

Last of the Spanish Renaissance men, Diego Hurtado de Mendoza (1504-1575) was a master of the humanist disciplines as well as an active diplomat whose correspondence provides insight into the workings of power politics in the first post-Machiavellian decades.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781477303139
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 09/10/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 476
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Erika Spivakovsky (1909–1998) became interested in Mendoza while researching a book on the expulsion in 1492 of the Jews from Spain. Under the auspices of the Radcliffe Institute she traveled extensively in Spain and Italy, visiting places connected with Mendoza's life and gathering material from local archives.

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