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The Regions of Spain: A Reference Guide to History and Culture

The Regions of Spain: A Reference Guide to History and Culture

by ABC-CLIO
     
 

This is the first complete reference book on Spanish history, life, and culture from prehistory to 1994 and the only book on Spain in English or Spanish that is organized by region and province. It is designed to assist students and interested readers in identifying and understanding regional and provincial history, economy, literature, art, music, social customs

Overview

This is the first complete reference book on Spanish history, life, and culture from prehistory to 1994 and the only book on Spain in English or Spanish that is organized by region and province. It is designed to assist students and interested readers in identifying and understanding regional and provincial history, economy, literature, art, music, social customs and cultural life, historic sites, and provincial cuisine (recipes included). Organized into entries on the 18 regions and subdivided into the 50 provinces, this one-stop reference makes gathering information on each region and province easy. A map of each region and photos accompany the text.

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Part of a series that provides students and laypeople with up-to-date, concise, and analytical histories of nations. Politics receives the chief emphasis, but topics such as the history of the society, religion, culture, and economics are also addressed. Included are a timeline of events, brief biographies of key figures, and a bibliographic essay. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313292248
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.41(w) x 9.52(h) x 1.53(d)
Lexile:
1380L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

ROBERT W. KERN is Professor of History at the University of New Mexico. He is the author of eight other books, five of which are about Spain, including Historical Dictionary of Modern Spain (Greenwood Press, 1990). He has spent some time living in Spain.

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