Emperor Charles V, impresario of war : campaign strategy, international finance, and domestic politics / James D. Tracy.

Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2002
Physical description
xvi, 344 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 0521814316
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-327) and index.
  • English.
Contents
  • List of Illustrations.
  • List of Tables.
  • Acknowledgements.
  • List of Abbreviations.
  • Introduction. p. 1.
  • Pt. 1. Strategy and Finance. p. 17.
  • 1. Grand Strategy of Charles V. p. 20.
  • 2. Habsburg-Valois Struggle: Italy, 1515-1528. p. 39.
  • 3. Search for Revenue, I: The Hard Roads of Fiscal Reform. p. 50.
  • 4. Search for Revenue, II: Parliamentary Subsidies. p. 67.
  • 5. Search for Credit: Charles and His Bankers. p. 91.
  • Pt. 2. Impresario of War: Charles's Campaigns, 1529-1552. p. 109.
  • 6. Finding Uses for an Army: Charles in Italy, 1529-1530. p. 114.
  • 7. Crusades in Austria and the Mediterranean, 1532-1535. p. 133.
  • 8. Failures in Provence and at Prevesa and Algiers, 1536-1541. p. 158.
  • 9. Charles's Grand Plan, 1543-1544. p. 183.
  • 10. First Schmalkaldic War, 1546-1547. p. 204.
  • 11. Second Schmalkaldic War and the Assault on Metz, 1552. p. 229.
  • Pt. 3. War Taxation: Parliaments of the Core Provinces of the Low Countries, Naples, and Castile. p. 249.
  • 12. Fiscal Devolution and War Taxation in the Low Countries. p. 254.
  • 13. Baronial Politics and War Finance in the Kingdom of Naples. p. 274.
  • 14. Town Autonomy, Noble Magistrates, and War Taxation in Castile. p. 289.
  • Conclusion. p. 305.
  • Bibliography. p. 317.
  • Index. p. 329.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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