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Catalonia : a Cultural History

Author: Michael Eaude
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Landscapes of the imagination.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Squeezed between more powerful France and Spain, Catalonia has endured a violent history. Its medieval empire that conquered Naples, Sicily and Athens was crushed by Spain. Its geography, with the Pyrenees falling sharply to the rugged Costa Brava, is tormented, too. Michael Eaude traces this history and it monuments: roman Tarragona, celebrated by the poet Martial; Greek Empuries, lost for centuries beneath the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Eaude, Michael.
Catalonia.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007005776
(OCoLC)85484896
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Eaude
ISBN: 9780198043928 0198043929 9781908493255 1908493259 9781908493248 1908493240
OCLC Number: 729246403
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 281 pages) : illustrations, map.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Birth and rebirth of a nation --
Portbou and Montserrat : sea and mountain --
Mediterranean, the centre of the earth : Tarragona --
Romanesque Catalonia : the Pyrenees --
Glory and rapine : Poblet and Athens --
The poet-priest and the indiano : Verdaguer and Antonio López --
The Lancashire of Spain : Gaudí and Güell --
Geniuses --
Fleeing the straight and narrow : Gaudí and Reus --
The birth of modern painting : Rusiñol at Sitges, Casas and Pablo Picasso --
The terminal beach : Salvador Dalí --
Feet rooted to the red earth : Joan Miró --
I come from a silence : Catalan music --
Tourism and war --
The sweaty groin : Barcelona's Raval --
The Gothic Quarter, Barcelona --
Mass migration and mass tourism : Lloret --
Plain and river : Lleida and the Ebro --
The anarchist dream : George Orwell and revolution --
The landscape in the pot : food, drink and identity --
Cradle and refuge : FC Barcelona.
Series Title: Landscapes of the imagination.
Responsibility: Michael Eaude.

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In this vibrant cultural history, Eaude takes us on a revealing tour of Catalonia's breathtaking landscape, recounting the rich history of the region.  Read more...

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