A Concise History of Spain

A Concise History of Spain

by William D. Phillips, Jr, Carla Rahn Phillips
     
 

Engaging history of the rich cultural, social and political life of Spain from prehistoric times to the present.See more details below

Overview

Engaging history of the rich cultural, social and political life of Spain from prehistoric times to the present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521845137
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/16/2010
Series:
Cambridge Concise Histories Series
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations

List of maps

Preface

1 The land and its early inhabitants 1

2 Ancient legacies 21

3 Diversity in medieval Spain 47

4 The rise of Spain to international prominence 82

5 Spain as the first global empire 134

6 Toward modernity: from the Napoleonic invasion to Alfonso XIII 206

7 The struggle for the Spanish soul: Republic, civil war, and dictatorship 246

8 New Spain, new Spaniards: European, democratic, and multi-cultural 281

Chronology and rulers 305

Guide to further information 310

Index 330

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