Course: Queen Isabella of Spain

Course description:

One of the most incredible women in history, Isabella "La Catholica" deserves honor of unifying Spain into the one country as we know it today. Against inconceivable odds, she cast out the last Moslem king from Spain, overcame the machinations of her pretended friends, and the commissioned the first European explorations of the New World. 

A longer and moving historical biography of one the most noble women rulers that ever lived; the incredible problems she faced in even assuming her throne; battling to save Spain against incredible odds and powerful enemies both internal and external, who hated her unflinching Catholicism and desire for the conversion and salvation of souls. This is of course the same tremendous queen who, after saving her country, commissioned Christopher Columbus on his voyages.

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$ 25

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Textbook: Isabella, The Last Crusader


Author: William Thomas Walsh


Publisher's Description:

Affectionately called by her people ‘la Catolica’, Queen Isabella of Spain was by any standard one of the greatest women of all history. A saint in her own right, she married Ferdinand of Aragon, and they forged modern Spain, cast out the Moslems, discovered the New World by backing Columbus, and established a powerful central government in Spain. This story is so thrilling it reads like a novel. Makes history really come alive. Highly readable and truly great in every respect!

ISBN: 9781637941928

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