HST380.8 Monarchy and Territories in Early Modern Spain (at UAM)

Open only to students accepted to the special program Madrid Center & Liberal Arts in Spanish at UAM

Taught in Spanish. From the territory to the Court: agents, ambassadors and provincial legacies in Spain’s royal court. Topics include:

  • Negotiation in the court: the instances of power. The king, the State council and territorial councils, and other paths to political influence. The networks of relationships, patronage and political friendship
  • The government of kingdoms and the territorial dimension of the monarchy of Spain
  • Viceroys and general governors
  • Supreme courts in the kingdoms, audiences and magistrates, the ministerial career, and fiscal and military structure of the kingdoms
  • The representation of the realms and the management of cities
  • Political society of the kingdoms: nobility, clergy and urban elites

Meets with SPA 480.8.

(19026, Monarquía y Territorios en la España Moderna)

Department: History

Location: Liberal Arts at UAM

Credits: 3