Colonization, Piracy, and Trade in Early Modern Europe: The by Estelle Paranque,Nate Probasco,Claire Jowitt

By Estelle Paranque,Nate Probasco,Claire Jowitt

This assortment brings jointly essays interpreting the foreign impact of queens, different woman rulers, and their representatives from 1450 via 1700, an period of increasing colonial job and sea alternate. As Europe rose in prominence geopolitically, a couple of vital women—such as Queen Elizabeth I of britain, Catherine de Medici, Caterina Cornaro of Cyprus, and Isabel Clara Eugenia of Austria—exerted effect over international affairs. normally male-dominated spheres resembling exchange, colonization, conflict, and espionage have been, occasionally for the 1st time, less than the keep an eye on of strong girls. This interdisciplinary quantity examines how they navigated those actions, and the way they're represented in literature. by means of highlighting the hyperlinks among girl energy and international affairs, Colonization, Piracy, and alternate in Early smooth Europe contributes to a fuller figuring out of early glossy queenship.

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