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The Spanish : shadows of embarrassment

Author: Yehuda Cohen
Publisher: Brighton ; Portland, Or. : Sussex Academic Press, ©2012.
Series: Heritage, society and national identity in the European Union.
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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yehuda Cohen
ISBN: 9781845193928 184519392X
OCLC Number: 475456231
Description: xiv, 234 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 A General Survey of Spanish History: Up to 1998 9 --
Early Settlement of Spain 9 --
Spain --
a Roman Province 10 --
The Visigoth Kingdom 10 --
The Muslim Conquest 11 --
The Christian Reconquista 14 --
The Limits of Leadership with regard to Epic Events 16 --
The Rise and the Fall of the Spanish Empire 16 --
Spain in the 19th Century 17 --
The Legacy of the Spanish Civil War 18 --
Chapter 2 The Visigothic Spirit: The Seeds of Intolerance 19 --
The Shape of Visigoth Spain 19 --
The Jews under the Visigoths 20 --
Chapter 3 The Moorish Mindset: A Golden Age Revisited 23 --
The Muslim Invasion 23 --
The Golden Age 25 --
The Collapse of the Caliphate 27 --
The Role of Religious Authority 28 --
Chapter 4 The Reconquista as a Social Phenomenon 30 --
Christian Spain as a Faith-Driven Policy 30 --
Center and Periphery 31 --
The Role of the Myth of St. James 33 --
Comparing León-Castile and Aragon 33 --
Horizontal and Vertical Land Policy 34 --
The Chronology of the Reconquista 36 --
Exploitation of Muslims and Jews during the Early Reconquista 39 --
Economic Conditions in Moorish and Christian Spain during the 11th and 12th Century 42 --
1250-1475: "Assimilation" of Moorish Spain 42 --
Chapter 5 Religion and Religious Motifs Reconsidered 47 --
The Force of Medieval Messianic Motifs 47 --
Jews as a Benchmark of Religiosity 49 --
Under a Muslim Regime 50 --
Under a Christian Regime 51 --
The Rage of 1391 53 --
Relationships between Nobility and Crown in Spain 55 --
Hegemony over the Low Countries 56 --
Coexistence of Three Faiths in the 14th Century 58 --
Chapter 6 Inquisition and Expulsion of the Jews: Causes and Cost 59 --
New Christians: An Intolerable Ambiguity 59 --
Isabella's Mindset: Religious Fervor as a Driving Force 60 --
The Expulsion: Leadership, Policy and Prevailing Public Opinion 63 --
The "Trap" of Catholic Doctrine 65 --
The Function of the Inquisition 66 --
The Expulsion 69 --
Ramifications of the Expulsion on Spain 70 --
Scope of the Expulsion of Jews 71 --
Chapter 7 From Reconquista to the Expulsion of the Muslims 75 --
The Fate of Spanish Muslims 75 --
Chronology of the Expulsion Order 80 --
Expulsion of Muslims 81 --
The Price of Expelling the Moors 82 --
Chapter 8 The Unlikely Empire: The Quest and the Consequences 89 --
Empire as Colonial Machinery 90 --
Motifs that Drove Empire Building 92 --
The Role of "Historical Experience" 92 --
The Role of Mythic Missionary Narratives 93 --
The 1994 Demarcation Agreement 93 --
The Role of a "Conquering Society" Tradition 93 --
The Spanish Empire --
Inherent Weaknesses 95 --
Weaknesses in the Social Structure 95 --
Economic Factors 96 --
The Ramifications of Precious Metals 96 --
Settlers and the Motherland: A Parting of Ways 98 --
The Social Structure of Spanish Colonies: Roots to Rupture 99 --
Patterns of Settlement 100 --
The Role of Religion 100 --
Intermarriage 100 --
Worldview and Values 101 --
Loss of the Colonies 102 --
Chapter 9 Eighteenth-Century Spain: Prelude to Collapse 104 --
Prelude: Church and State under the 18th Century Monarchs 104 --
Chapter 10 Nineteenth-Century Spain: A Spanish Policy in Chaos 110 --
Ominous Signs of Impending Chaos 110 --
The New Constitution and Constitutional Monarchy 112 --
The Restoration 114 --
Juntas as a Spanish Motif 114 --
Chaos and Polarization as a Motif 115 --
Loss of the Empire 115 --
Political Elites Fail to Found a Civil Society 116 --
Main Political Factions 117 --
Governance under a Royal Charter 118 --
The Carlist Movement 118 --
Left-Wing Governance 119 --
The Failure of Spain's Political Culture 119 --
The Role of the Military 120 --
A Progressive-Moderate Monopoly 121 --
Under the Constitution of 1845 122 --
1856: "The System" Implodes 123 --
The Glorious Revolution of 1868 124 --
The First Republic: Stillborn and Dysfunctional 125 --
The Bourbon Restoration and the "Peaceful Rotation" System 125 --
The Secret of the 1876 Constitution 126 --
Constitutional Monarchy and Political Machination 127 --
Chapter 11 Grappling with the Catastrophe of 1898 130 --
The Catastrophe of 1898 130 --
A Summary of Politics in the 19th Century 130 --
The Tenacity of the Spanish Mind 131 --
The Generation of 1898: What Brought About Spain's Decline? 133 --
Building on the Generation of 1898 136 --
The Castilian Mystique 137 --
Religion in the Spanish Context --
a Negative or Positive Force? 138 --
Who Controls Education? A Pivotal Issue 140 --
Chapter 12 The Years 1898-1930: From "Catastrophe" to Polarization 142 --
Regionalism in the Wake of the Catastrophe of 1898 142 --
The Rise of Organized Labor and Labor Syndicates 144 --
Social Change between 1830 and 1920 146 --
Chapter 13 From the Dictatorship to the Second Republic 151 --
The Primo de Rivera Dictatorship 151 --
1923 Primo de Rivera and the Spanish Psyche 152 --
Spain from 1931 until 2000 154 --
Obstacles on the Way to Reform 157 --
Ascendancy of the Right 158 --
Ascendancy of the Left 160 --
Chapter 14 The Spanish Civil War and Its Legacy 163 --
The Spanish Civil War 163 --
Role of the Military in the First and Second Republics 164 --
Role of the European Powers 165 --
The Cost of the War 167 --
The Civil War Legacy and Spanish Self-Ascription 167 --
The Spanish Civil War: Implications for Other Conflicts 168 --
Other Aspects of the Spanish Civil War 169 --
Role of the Individual and the Collective 169 --
Franco's Dictatorship 171 --
Transition to Democracy 175 --
Why Spain Didn't Slip Back into Confrontational Politics 176 --
Spanish Social Cohesion: 1936 and 1976 179 --
Basque Nationalism and the New Spanish Democracy 179 --
The Ascendancy of a Socialist Government 181 --
The Ascendancy of a Conservative Government 181 --
Spaniards on the Eve of Spain's Entrance into the EC 182 --
Chapter 15 Leitmotifs in Spanish Self-Ascription 185 --
Phases in Spanish History 185 --
Leitmotifs in Spanish History 185 --
Openness, Tolerance, Coexistence 186 --
Rigid Orthodoxy, Intolerance, Expulsion 186 --
A Warrior Culture 187 --
Religion and a "Crusading Mentality" 187 --
The Power of Myth 188 --
Allegiance to Altar and Throne 190 --
Historiography and the "First Cause" 191 --
Chapter 16 Spanish Self-Ascription and the European Union 195 --
National Identity and Europeanization 196 --
Nationality, Ethnicity and Full Unification 197 --
The Power of Religion: Spain as a Test Case 198 --
Spain, France and Germany: The War Experience Compared 199.
Series Title: Heritage, society and national identity in the European Union.
Responsibility: Yehuda Cohen.

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