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Simon Barton provides a highly readable and up-to-date analysis of the historical development of Spain from its origins to modern times. Today, as Spain has become firmly integrated into the political and economic structures of the European Union, the long-held notion that the country's 'historical destiny' has been somehow out of step with those of its neighbours no longer seems valid. Barton probes the extent to which Spain should be regarded as an exceptional case and provides a clear and balanced account of its strikingly rich and diverse history.

About the Author

SIMON BARTON is Reader in Spanish History at the University of Exeter, UK.

Table of Contents

List of Maps and Figures

Preface to the First Edition

Preface to the Second Edition

Introduction

The Pride and Ornament of the World, Prehistory to AD 1000

The Ascendancy of Christian Iberia, AD 1000-1474

The Universal Monarchy, 1474-1700

The Enlightened Despots, 1700-1833

Liberalism and Reaction, 1833-1931

The Modern Era, 1931-2008

Glossary

Chronology

Selected Further Reading

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230200128
Author:
Barton, Simon
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Subject:
Europe - Spain & Portugal
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
Spain & Portugal
Subject:
Spain History.
Subject:
Spain Foreign relations.
Subject:
Modern - General
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
World History-Spain
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
Palgrave Essential Histories
Publication Date:
20090731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
12 maps
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.52 x 5.46 x 0.74 in

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