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The War of Succession in Spain and the arrival of the Bourbons

Introduction

The course covers the causes and context of the War of Succession in Spain, the impact of the Peace of Utrecht and the arrival of the Bourbons, the reforms and family pacts of the Bourbon monarchy, the influence of Bourbon reforms in America, and the society, economy, and culture of 18th century Spain under the Bourbons.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a comprehensive understanding of the War of Succession in Spain and the arrival of the Bourbons, as well as the subsequent reforms and their impact on society, economy, and culture, while also developing critical thinking and analytical skills.

Course program

The War of Succession in Spain: Causes and Context
The Peace of Utrecht and the Arrival of the Bourbons
The Bourbon Monarchy in Spain: Reforms and Family Pacts
Bourbon Reforms in America and the American Viceroyalties
Society, Economy, and Culture of 18th Century Spain Under the Bourbons