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Approaches to the history of Spain

Approaches to the history of Spain

Author: Jaime Vicens Vives
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1970.
Series: Campus (Berkeley, Calif.), 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d ed. corr. and revView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jaime Vicens Vives
ISBN: 0520014227 9780520014220 0520012992 9780520012998
OCLC Number: 97377
Notes: Translation of: Aproximación a la historia de España.
Description: xxviii, 189 pages : genealogical tables, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: The first settlers --
Colonizers and invaders --
Roman Hispania --
The visigothic mirage --
The triumph of Islam --
Asturian legitimacy and the Frankish intrusion --
The caliphate of Cordoba versus the kindom of Leon --
Return to Europe: Navarre and the spirit of Castile --
The invastions from North Africa and the ideal of a crusade --
Hispanic pluralism and the Pyrenean empire --
Military expansion on the peninsula and in the Mediterranean --
The Medieval apex --
Beginning of dissension in Hispania --
The crisis of the fifteenth century --
The ordering of Hispania by the Catholic monarchs --
Hispania under the Hapsburg monarchs --
The overthrow of Hispania and the bankruptcy of the Hapsburg dynasty's policy --
Bourbon reforms --
Politics and economics in nineteenth-century Spain --
The crisis of the twentieth century.
Series Title: Campus (Berkeley, Calif.), 22.
Other Titles: Aproximación a la historia de España.
Responsibility: by Jaime Vicens Vives ; translated and edited by Joan Connelly Ullman.


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