Spain: A History

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Out of the division and strife of the Middle Ages, Spain emerged from behind the Pyrenees to straddle the stage of European politics like some new colossus. Discoverer of a New World, it became the greatest power on earth and created a Golden Age of culture breathtaking in its quality and achievement. Within 150 years, Spain was in a state of decay and fast being left behind by more progressive European nations. Here, from award-winning historian Melveena McKendrick, is the dramatic story of the rise and fall of the Spanish Empire.
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About the author

Melveena McKendrick was professor emeritus of Spanish golden-age literature, culture, and society at the University of Cambridge. She is the author of Ferdinand and Isabella.
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Publisher
New Word City
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Published on
Feb 29, 2016
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Pages
275
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ISBN
9781612309439
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Historical
History / Europe / General
History / Europe / Spain & Portugal
History / Expeditions & Discoveries
History / Renaissance
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