A History of Spain (Paperback)

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A History of Spain (Paperback)



An invaluable introductory textbook that provides students with a concise overview of the whole sweep of Spanish history, from its prehistoric origins right through to the present day. Simon Barton offers a clear and balanced account of the country's strikingly rich and diverse history.

This is an ideal core text for dedicated modules on Spanish History and Iberian History, or a supplementary text for broader modules on European History, which may be offered at all levels of an undergraduate History, Spanish or European Studies degree. In addition it is a crucial resource for students who may be studying the history of Spain for the first time as part of a taught postgraduate degree in Spanish, European History, Spanish History or European Studies.

New to this Edition:
- Revised and updated throughout in light of the latest research
- Provides coverage of recent events, such as the 2004 Madrid bombings, the general election of 2008 and the legalization of gay marriage
- Includes additional maps and figures
SIMON BARTON is Professor of Spanish History at the University of Exeter, UK.SIMON BARTON is Professor of Spanish History at the University of Exeter, UK.
Product Details ISBN: 9780230200128
ISBN-10: 0230200125
Publisher: Red Globe Press
Publication Date: July 1st, 2009
Pages: 352
Language: English
Series: Palgrave Essential Histories

"Clear, comprehensive, up-to-date -- Barton's text is an incisive and accessible introduction for students and others interested in Spanish history." -- James W. Brodman, University of Central Arkansas

"This leading synthesis of Spanish history now analyzes events since 2004. Students and teachers will also welcome a number of new quotations, maps and figures." -- Bethany Aram, Professor of Spanish History, International College of Seville, Spain