Book Reviews

Book News August 2020

Queen, Mother, and Stateswoman: Mariana of Austria and the Government of Spain Paperback – 18 August 2020 (US) & 15 May 2020 (UK) When Philip IV of Spain died in 1665, his heir, Carlos II, was three years old. In addition to this looming dynastic crisis, decades of enormous military commitments had left Spain a [read more]