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Catalonia : history and culture

Author: John Payne
Publisher: Nottingham : Five Leaves, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Catalonia is a comprehensive review of Catalan history and culture from its classical and medieval origins to the Universal Forum of Cultures 2004. John Payne brings alive highlights of Catalan history and leading personalities of its cultural life." "The book covers key periods in Catalan history from Greek and Roman times to the Spanish Civil War and modern times, including the mingling of Christian, Jewish, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Payne, John, 1945-
Catalonia.
Nottingham : Five Leaves, 2004
(OCoLC)609408077
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Payne
ISBN: 0907123295 9780907123293
OCLC Number: 53822546
Description: 324 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: John Payne.

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"Catalonia is a comprehensive review of Catalan history and culture from its classical and medieval origins to the Universal Forum of Cultures 2004. John Payne brings alive highlights of Catalan history and leading personalities of its cultural life." "The book covers key periods in Catalan history from Greek and Roman times to the Spanish Civil War and modern times, including the mingling of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim heritage and the popular street culture of processions, dancing, and fireworks. The author discusses Barcelona's profusion of modern design and architecture, as well as aspects of Catalan life, language, environment and politics."--BOOK JACKET.

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