Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Culture

October 30, 2020
Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Culture

Spain's rapid and successful transition from an outdatedauthoritative system to a modern parliamentary democracy hasattracted worldwide interest. Some 750 alphabetically-arrangedentries provide insights into the exciting cultural and politicaldevelopments within Spain, including the cultures of Catalonia,Galicia and the Basque country. Coverage spans from the end of theCivil War in 1939 to the present day, with emphasis on the changesmade since the demise of the Franco dictatorship in 1975.Entries range from shorter, factual articles to longer overviewessays which offer an in-depth treatment of major issues. Annotatedsuggestions for further reading follow the longer articles andinclude both Spanish and English works. A comprehensive system ofcross-referencing and a thematic contents list help the readernavigate a path through the entries.The Encyclopedia provides a cultural context forstudents of Spanish, European Studies, Business and Management aswell as providing a fascinating insight into Spanish culture forthe general reader.https://www.routledge.com/Encyclopedia-of-Contemporary-Spanish-Culture/Rodgers-Rodgers/p/book/9780415263535