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 HST 380.8.
(19026, Monarquía y Territorios en la España Moderna)
Location: Liberal Arts at UAM