By Estelle Paranque,Nate Probasco,Claire Jowitt

This assortment brings jointly essays interpreting the overseas impact of queens, different girl rulers, and their representatives from 1450 via 1700, an period of increasing colonial task and sea exchange. 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 impression over international affairs. characteristically male-dominated spheres corresponding to alternate, colonization, conflict, and espionage have been, occasionally for the 1st time, lower than the regulate of robust 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 lady strength and overseas affairs, Colonization, Piracy, and exchange in Early glossy Europe contributes to a fuller figuring out of early sleek queenship.

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This assortment brings jointly essays analyzing the foreign impression of queens, different lady rulers, and their representatives from 1450 via 1700, an period of increasing colonial job and sea alternate. As Europe rose in prominence geopolitically, a few vital women—such as Queen Elizabeth I of britain, Catherine de Medici, Caterina Cornaro of Cyprus, and Isabel Clara Eugenia of Austria—exerted impact over international affairs.

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