The Habsburg Dynasty during the Modern Age in Spain


This course covers the arrival and impact of the Habsburg Dynasty in Spain during the 16th and 17th centuries, including their influence on European politics, colonization of the New World, the War of the Spanish Succession, and the transition to Bourbon rule.

What you will learn

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the Habsburg Dynasty's rule in Spain during the Modern Age, including their impact on European politics, colonization, and the development of Spanish national identity.

Course program

Arrival of the Habsburgs to the Spanish Throne
Major Habsburg Monarchs of Spain during the 16th and 17th Century
Policies and Governance of the Habsburgs in Spain
Society, Economy, and Culture in 16th and 17th Century Spain under the Habsburgs
Exploration and Colonization of the New World under the Habsburgs
War of the Spanish Succession and Decline of the Habsburg Dynasty in Spain
Habsburg Spain in the European Context
Military Endeavors and Defense Strategies under the Habsburgs
Habsburg Influence on Spanish Identity and Nationalism