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Gibraltar : a modern history

Author: Chris Grocott; Gareth Stockey
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, ©2012.
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"Gibraltar's strategic position at the mouth of the Mediterranean virtually guaranteed that its history would be filled with military and political conflict, and for centuries, it was, as the Rock was fought over by Rome and Carthage, Spain and the Moors, before finally coming under lasting British control in 1704. Gibraltar: A Modern History tells the story of the island and its people from that point, showing how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Grocott, Chris.
Gibraltar.
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, ©2012
(OCoLC)809518335
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Grocott; Gareth Stockey
ISBN: 9780708325155 0708325157 9780708324813 0708324819
OCLC Number: 795915076
Description: 1 online resource (171 pages) : map
Contents: Introduction --
Gilbraltar as British fortress, 1704-1783 --
Trading outpost and naval base, 1783-1906 --
Emergence of a civilian community, c.1865-1954 --
Relations with Spain, 1704-1969 --
Gibraltar and the Gibraltarians, 1954 to the present --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Chris Grocott and Gareth Stockey.

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