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By William D. Phillips Jr,Carla Rahn Phillips

ISBN-10: 110710971X

ISBN-13: 9781107109711

ISBN-10: 1107525055

ISBN-13: 9781107525054

the wealthy cultural and political lifetime of Spain has emerged from its advanced background, from the range of its peoples, and from continuous touch with open air affects. This up-to-date variation strains that heritage from prehistoric occasions to the current, focusing rather on tradition, society, politics, and personalities. Written in an attractive sort, it introduces readers to key topics that experience formed Spain's heritage and tradition. those contain its different landscapes and climates; the impression of waves of numerous human migrations; the significance of its position as a bridge among the Atlantic and the Mediterranean and Europe and Africa; and faith, rather militant Catholic Christianity and its centuries of clash with Islam and Protestantism, in addition to debates over where of the church in smooth Spain. Illustrations, maps and a advisor to extra examining, significant cultural figures, and locations to work out make the historical past of this interesting nation come alive.

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