Culturas de Espana / Edition 1

Culturas de Espana / Edition 1

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by Carmen Pereira-Muro, John Beusterien
     
 


Developed for Spanish students at the fifth-semester level or higher, this reader can be used as the main text in a civilization, culture, or reading course. A departure from traditional texts, which present Spanish civilization as a neutral recounting of historical facts, events and data, Culturas de Espana develops the notion that history, culture, and… See more details below

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Developed for Spanish students at the fifth-semester level or higher, this reader can be used as the main text in a civilization, culture, or reading course. A departure from traditional texts, which present Spanish civilization as a neutral recounting of historical facts, events and data, Culturas de Espana develops the notion that history, culture, and civilization are concepts under constant construction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618063123
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/21/2002
Edition description:
Spanish Language Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,339,849
Product dimensions:
7.98(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.58(d)

Meet the Author

Carmen Pereira-Muro is Associate Professor of Spanish at Texas Tech University. Previously she served as Assistant Professor of Spanish Language and Literature at the University of Miami and Assistant Professor of Spanish Language and Literature at Albion College. Her literature and culture research interests include 18th- and 19th-century studies with a focus on questions of gender and nationalism, Spanish Realist Novel, Emilia Pardo Bazán, Transatlantic Studies, Galician Studies, and Poetry. Honored with the 2010 Texas Tech President's Excellence in Teaching Award, Dr. Pereira-Muro is a referee for LETRAS FEMENINAS and a referee and member of the editorial board for CÉFIRO. She earned her B.A. from the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela in Spain and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Table of Contents


Capitulo introductorio Parte I: Historia de Espana Capitulo 1: La formacion de Hispania: de la prehistoria a los visigodos Capitulo 2: La Espana medieval: un mosaico politico y cultural Capitulo 3: Hacia la unidad de Espana y la formacion de un imperio: el reinado Capitulo 4: El imperio espanol: Carlos I y Felipe II Capitulo 5: El siglo XVII: ¿un siglo de oro? Capitulo 6: El siglo XVIII: conflictos entre modernidad y tradicion Capitulo 7: El siglo XIX: hacia la construccion de una nacion moderna Parte II: Sociedad contemporánea Capitulo 8: El siglo XX al Siglo XXI: la Espana contemporánea Capitulo 9: El estado de las autonomias y las nacionalidades historicas: Galica, Cataluna y el Pais Vasco Capitulo 10: La economia de la Espana contemporánea: entre el optimismo y la preocupacion Capitulo 11: La sociedad espanola contemporánea: evolucion y tradicion Capitulo 12: La cultura contemporánea

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