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Author Palos, Joan-Lluís, Professor

Title Early Modern Dynastic Marriages and Cultural Transfer
Published Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2015


Description 1 online resource (1 online resource (292 pages)
Series Transculturalisms, 1400â1700
Transculturalisms, 1400â1700
Contents Cover -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- List of Tables -- Notes on Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction Bargaining Chips: Strategic Marriages and Cultural Circulation in Early Modern Europe -- PART I Princesses across Borders -- 1 "She Grows Careless": The Infanta Catalina and Spanish Etiquette at the Court of Savoy -- 2 The Queen of France and the Capital of Cultural Heritage -- 3 A Queen between Three Worlds :Italy, Spain, and France -- PART II Male Consorts -- 4 Voyages from Burgundy to Castile: Cultural Conflict and DynasticTransitions, 1502-06 -- 5 "Great Faith is Necessary to Drink from this Chalice": Philip II in theCourt of Mary Tudor, 1554-58 -- 6 The Marriage of João de Alarcão and Margarida Soares and the Creation of a Transnational Portuguese -- Spanish Nobility -- PART III Women's Contribution to a Cosmopolitan Nobility -- 7 "A Spanish Barbarian and an Enemy of Her Husband's Homeland": The Duchess of Florence and Her Spanish Entourage -- 8 Paintings, Fans, and Scented Gloves: A Witness to Cultural Exchange at the Courts of Paris, Rome, and Madrid -- 9 The Countess of Harrach and the Cultivation of the Body between Madrid and Vienna -- Epilogue -- 10 Aristocratic Women across Borders, Cultural Transfers and Something More. Why Should We Care? -- Index
Summary "Early Modern Dynastic Marriages and Cultural Transfer examines marriage as an important agent of cultural transfer, emphasizing how marriages could lead to the creation of a cosmopolitan culture, common to the elites of Europe. These essays focus on the personal and domestic dimensions of early modern European court life, examining such areas as women's devotional practices, fashion, patronage, and culinary traditions"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources
SUBJECT Europa gnd
Subject Royal houses--Europe--History
HISTORY -- Europe -- Western.
Courts and courtiers.
Culture diffusion.
Marriages of royalty and nobility.
Royal houses.
Upper class women.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Sánchez, Magdalena, Professor
Jones, Ann Rosalind, Professor
Singh, Jyotsna, Professor
Suzuki, Mihoko, Professor
ISBN 9781472443229