Download e-book for kindle: Is Spain Different?: A Comparative Look at the 19th and 20th by Nigel Townson

By Nigel Townson

The slogan that introduced the vacationer within the Nineteen Sixties, "Spain is Different!," has come to hang-out historians. a lot attempt and effort were expended ever considering in endeavoring to teach that Spain has now not been diverse, yet basic. nonetheless, the various defining gains of the country's past—the civil wars, the susceptible liberalism, the Franco dictatorship—are taken as facts of its forte. A similar challenge is that few historians have truly positioned Spain's trajectory during the last centuries inside a really comparative context. This publication does so by way of tackling a few key issues in sleek Spanish background: liberalism, nationalism, anticlericalism, the second one Republic, the Franco dictatorship, and the transition to democracy. Is Spain various? thereby bargains a clean and stimulating standpoint on Spain's fresh previous sheds new mild at the present political debates concerning Spain's position within the world.

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