La Decadencia politica en el siglo de oro

Spain's Golden Age is recognized as the most fertile and glorious era in Spanish arts and letters. Miguel de Cervantes, Francisco de Quevedo, Calderon de la Barca, Diego Velazquez, and many others created works of enduring renown.even as their country fell into ruin. This program contrasts the marve... Full description

Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other Authors: Films Media Group., Radiotelevisión Española.
Language: Spanish
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2004.
Series: Memoria de España.
Memoria de España. Historia moderna.
Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.
Table of Contents:
  • King Philip II and III and the Duke of Lerma (3:35)
  • King Philip IV and the Count Duke of Olivares (4:16)
  • Arts Flourish in 17th Century Spain (4:11)
  • The Disastrous State of the Economy and Declining Population (5:03)
  • The Tolls of Inequality on Society and the Division of Religion (4:46)
  • Picaresque Novels Reflect the Suffering of the Common People (4:39)
  • Corruption of the Clergy and Depiction of Saints (3:32)
  • Failure to Unify the Spanish Kingdom Under Philip II and III (4:17)
  • "The Surrender of Breda" Painted by Velasquez (3:24)
  • Velasquez, Calderon, Quevedo: Reflecting Spain's Dualism (5:46)

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