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The Root and the Flower - An Interpretation of Spain and the Spanish People 3rd Revised edition

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Spain by John A. Crow

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This is the late John A. Crow's classic study of the cultural history of Spain and its people, which he last updated in 1985 but which seems as fresh and pertinent as when he first wrote it. Crow devoted a lifetime to Hispanic studies and here provides a historical interpretation of Spanish civilization from its earliest beginnings to the present. The scope of this study is remarkable and includes chapters on Roman Spain, the Jews in Spain, the Moors, life in medieval towns, and the Golden Age of Spain, plus a view of Franco's legacy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520244962
ISBN-10: 0520244966
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 30mm)
Pages: 465
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 10-May-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Epic of Latin America by John A. Crow Epic of Latin America, Paperback (January 1992)

This book on Latin American social and cultural developments, as well as politics and economics is revised and brought up to date with chapters on the great upheavals of the 1980s. The book received the Gold Medal of the Commonwealth Club of California for outstanding literary achievement.

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Author Biography - John A. Crow

John A. Crow was Professor Emeritus of Spanish at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was also author of The Epic of Latin America (fourth edition, California, 1992).

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