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D as a book of the year 2020 by Simon Sebag Montefiore inAspects of History magazine The life of Emperor Charles V 15001558 ruler of Spain Germany the Netherlands and much of Italy and Central and South America has long intrigued biographers But the elusive nature of the man despite an abundance of documentation his relentless travel and the control of his own image together with the complexity of governing the worlds first transatlantic empire complicate the task Geoffrey Parker one of the worlds leading historians of early modern E. The most complete scholarly and readable biography of one of the most important European rulers

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 Emperor: A New Life of Charles V

Drawing on vital new evidence a top historian dramatically reinterprets the life and reign of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V ruler of the worlds first transatlantic empireMasterlyWilliam Anthony Hay Wall Street Journal Seldom does one find a work of such profound scholarship delivered in such elegant and engaging prose Drawing deftly on an astonishing volume of documentary evidence Parker has produced a masterpiece an epic detailed and vivid life of this complex man and his impossibly large empireSusannah LipscombFinancial TimesSelecte. My head hurts from trying to read all the old English uotes in the book Completely unnecessary Sometimes you just have to read pages and pages of comments f

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Urope has examined the surviving written sources in Dutch French German Italian Latin and Spanish as well as visual and material evidence He explores the crucial decisions that created and preserved this vast empire analyzes Charless achievements within the context of both personal and structural factors and scrutinizes the intimate details of the rulers life for clues to his character and inclinations The result is a uniue biography that interrogates every dimension of Charless reign and views the world through the emperors own eyes. uick delivery book not for myself friend seems very pleased with the book


10 thoughts on “ Emperor: A New Life of Charles V

  1. says:

    Extraordinarily good, fresh, look at the greatest ruler of his age and, though full of detail, the book is never ponderous in tone. The author is of course careful not to let us think of Charles V in contemporary terms the

  2. says:

    This is a history book with a difference. Because of the tremendous amount of research done by the author, you really get t

  3. says:

    My head hurts from trying to read all the old English quotes in the book. Completely unnecessary. Sometimes you just have t

  4. says:

    I study Early Modern History at a postgraduate level and Parker's book is the perfect equilibrium between a well researched piece of

  5. says:

    This is the story of a great historical figure, told in the engrossing detail of the everyday realities of long distance travel an communication, raising monies and leading armies, diplomacy, strategic marriages, unwelcome deaths, betrayal,

  6. says:

    The most complete, scholarly and readable biography of one of the most important European rulers.

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    quick delivery, book not for myself friend seems very pleased with the book

  8. says:

    All encompassing study. Well worth a read for any students of this era.

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