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UNKNOWN - Catalonia, Spain: Frommer's ShortCuts, ebook

Catalonia, Spain: Frommer's ShortCuts



Frommer's ShortCuts give you exactly what you need for your trip to Catalonia, Spain—and no more.
In this ebook, you'll get the same expert advice that you'll find in all Frommer's guides, from candid reviews and detailed maps to insider tips from our local authors. Plus, we’ve

Eaude, Michael - Catalonia - A Cultural History, ebook

Catalonia - A Cultural History

Eaude, Michael


Squeezed between more powerful France and Spain, Catalonia has endured a violent history. Its medieval empire that conquered Naples, Sicily and Athens was crushed by Spain. Its geography, with the Pyrenees falling sharply to the rugged Costa Brava, is tormented, too. Michael Eaude traces

Riitakorpi, Janne - Catalonia – no longer Spain’s internal affair, ebook

Catalonia – no longer Spain’s internal affair

Riitakorpi, Janne


Exiled President of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont was arrested in Germany in March 2018 on his way back from Finland. That marked a turning point in the internationalization of the Catalan crisis. German court refused his extradition to Spain arguing he had not committed

Tortella, Gabriel - Catalonia in Spain, ebook

Catalonia in Spain

Tortella, Gabriel


Table of contents
1. Medieval Origins of the Spanish Nation
Gabriel Tortella
2. Catalonia in Early Modern Spain
Gabriel Tortella
3. Reform and Progress in the Eighteenth Century
Gabriel Tortella
4. The Peninsular War: Birth of a Nation
Gabriel Tortella
5. Liberalism and Reaction

Charles, Victoria - Salvador Dalí, ebook

Salvador Dalí

Charles, Victoria


As a one of the foremost painters of the 20th century, Dalí, like Picasso and Warhol, can boast of having overturned the art of the previous century and directed contemporary art toward its present incarnation. As irrational as he was surrealist, this…

Forcades, Teresa - Faith and Freedom, ebook

Faith and Freedom

Forcades, Teresa


 Teresa Forcades, Spanish Benedictine nun, theologian, physician and political activist, is one of Europe’s leading radical thinkers. Marrying her Catholic faith with a passion for social justice, she came to prominence for her eloquent condemnation…

Martinez-Rigol, Sergi - Barcelona, ebook


Martinez-Rigol, Sergi


Barcelona has existed as a settlement for two millennia. Early civilizations shaped the city before it achieved, in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, global power as a trading metropolis and empire capital. After a long struggle with the unifying Spanish…

Smith, Angel - The Origins of Catalan Nationalism, 1770–1898, ebook

The Origins of Catalan Nationalism, 1770–1898

Smith, Angel


King, Patria and Nation: Catalonia from the Ancien Régime to Liberalism
Angel Smith
3. Catalonia in the Spanish Nation-Building Project, 1815–68
Angel Smith
4. Liberalism, Romanticism and the Consolidation of a Cultural Catalan Identity, 1815–74