Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Culture (Hardcover)

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Some 750 alphabetically-arranged entries provide insights into recent cultural and political developments within Spain, including the cultures of Catalonia, Galicia and the Basque country. Coverage spans from the end of the Civil War in 1939 to the present day, with emphasis on the changes following the demise of the Franco dictatorship in 1975.
Entries range from shorter, factual articles to longer overview essays offering in-depth treatment of major issues. Culture is defined in its broadest sense. Entries include:
*Antonio GaudA-
* science
* Antonio Banderas
* golf
* dance
* education
* politics
* racism
* urbanization
This Encyclopedia is essential reading for anyone interested in Spanish culture. It provides essential cultural context for students of Spanish, European History, Comparative European Studies and Cultural Studies.

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Publisher Routledge
Mfg Part# 9780415131872
SKU 33667790
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0415131871
Release Date 4/10/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 10.25H x 7.5L x 1.75T
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Editors Note The 750 A-Z entries in this new work cover the cultural and political developments throughout Spain, including the culture of Catalonia, Galicia and the Basque country. Coverage spans from the end of the Civil War in 1939 to the present day, with emphasis on the changes made since the demise of the Franco dictatorship in 1975.Entries range from shorter, factual articles to longer overview essays which offer an in-depth treatment of major issues. The encyclopedia defines culture in its broadest sense, and encompasses a wide range of subjects, including entries on:advertising, Antonio Banderas, dance, detective fiction, education, fashion, Antonio Gaudi, golf, journalism, opera, politics, racism, science, sculpture, stock exchanges, tennis, theatre, urbanization, and much more. This volume provides a comprehensive index, a thematic contents list and annotated suggestions for further reading following the longer articles.The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Culture is an invaluable|resource for students of Spanish or European studies, professionals working in overseas and "hispanophiles" at all levels.
Editors Note 1 The 750 A-Z entries in this new work cover the cultural and political developments throughout Spain, including the culture of Catalonia, Galicia and the Basque country. Coverage spans from the end of the Civil War in 1939 to the present day, with emphasis on the changes made since the demise of the Franco dictatorship in 1975.Entries range from shorter, factual articles to longer overview essays which offer an in-depth treatment of major issues. The encyclopedia defines culture in its broadest sense, and encompasses a wide range of subjects, including entries on:advertising, Antonio Banderas, dance, detective fiction, education, fashion, Antonio Gaudi, golf, journalism, opera, politics, racism, science, sculpture, stock exchanges, tennis, theatre, urbanization, and much more. This volume provides a comprehensive index, a thematic contents list and annotated suggestions for further reading following the longer articles.The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Culture is an invaluable|resource for students of Spanish or European studies, professionals working in overseas and "hispanophiles" at all levels.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0616
Publisher Routledge
Series Part 03

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