The essays in this collection approach the aims, ambitions and self-fashioning of the House in Guise using a 'trans-national' dimension as context. The combination of the violence and drama of their lives at the centres of European power and their adroit use of publicity ensured that versions of their strongly delineated images were appropriated by chroniclers, playwrights and artists, in which they sometimes featured as they would have wished, as heroes and heroines, frequently as villains, and ultimately as characters in the narratives of national heritage.
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|Size: ||2.1 MB|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781317178033 (DRM-PDF)|
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