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Publisher Comments:

A masterly portrait of contemporary Spainfully revised, expanded, and updated

Modern-day Spain is a country changing at bewildering speed. In less than half a century, a predominantly rural society has been transformed into a mainly urban one. A dictatorship has become a democracy. A once-repressed society is being spoken of as a future "Sweden of the Mediterranean." John Hooper's outstanding portrayal of the new Spanish society explores the causes behind these changes, from crime to education, gambling to changing sexual mores. This new, up-to-date edition is the essential guide to understanding twenty-first-century Spain: a land of paradox, progress, and social change.

Synopsis:

Describes the Spain that has emerged since the death of Franco, a country of immense industrial and cultural creativity, of police trade unions and wife-swapping bars, a federal monarchy with a tax-paying king, a welfare state in which three-quarters of the unemployed do not qualify for assistance.

About the Author

'John Hooper is a journalist whose experience as a foreign correspondent spans more than twenty-five years. He is currently the Rome correspondent for the Economist and the Guardian.'

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140131918
Author:
Hooper, John
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
London ;
Subject:
Spain
Subject:
History
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Spain History 1975-
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Spain & Portugal
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
Penguin Politics and Current Affairs
Series Volume:
vol. III, no. 1
Publication Date:
19950901
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8.06x4.88x.89 in. .75 lbs.

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