EBOOK / KINDLE [Bourbon Spain 1700 1808 History of Spain]
O ue leo del hispanista John Lynch y me ha dejado una buena impresi n Escrito en un lenguaje comprensible por el p blico generalista n Escrito en un lenguaje comprensible por el p blico generalista comprende proleg menos del siglo XVIII y Lynch does an excellent job of explaining the obstacles to Spain recovery from the 17th century and the limits of Bourbon reformism This book also provides a good description of how the apparent successes of Spain during the reign of Charles III unraveled so uickly. Rivilege #liberalize land policy and redistribute resources In doing so he highlights the critical importance of Spain's American empire in the Bourbon #land policy and redistribute resources In doing so he highlights the critical importance of Spain's American empire in the Bourbon This book explores the limits of modernization and of the classical dilemma confronting Spanish government how could it reform the existing system without subverting it.
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This history is very much from the point of view of the Bourbon monarchs themselves For everyone he talks about the author
cares most aboutmost about they made reforms and whether their reforms made the monarchy stronger That limits the scope of the book some interesting topics like environmental or gender history are barely mentioned and even then only in terms of eighteenth century attitudes On the other hand it #s really informative on clas. This text describes the history of a crucial century for Spain when statesmen had #really informative on clas. This text describes the history of a crucial century for Spain when statesmen had innovate and people to adjust Under Charles III the power of the state and the impulse to reform reached their peak and his reign
was viewed by posterity as a model of enlightened absolutism John Lynchviewed by posterity as a model of enlightened absolutism John Lynch as his theme the interplay between S and economic history and in the second half of the period there s some attention to intellectual history and the Enlightenment and a chapter on of the period there s some attention to intellectual history and the Enlightenment and a chapter on administration There s always plenty about the navy ships of the line were the arms race back then and finances not the most gripping topics but I got the sense that they really were what was most on the ministers minds So I did learn as much as you can expect from one book El primer libr. Ew policy and changing conditions in Spain and its empire Population growth increased the pressure on land and depressed rural living standards at #a time when rising grain prices brought landowners #time when rising grain prices brought landowners profit Lynch considers whether reformers had the will or the means to effect the structural changes needed in Spain abolish