Barcelona

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A monumentally informed and irresistibly opinionated guide to the most un-Spanish city in Spain, from the bestselling author of The Fatal Shore.

In these pages, Robert Hughes scrolls through Barcelona's often violent history; tells the stories of its kings, poets, magnates, and revolutionaries; and ushers readers through municipal landmarks that range from Antoni Gaudi's sublimely surreal cathedral to a postmodern restaurant with a glass-walled urinal. The result is a work filled with the attributes of Barcelona itself: proportion, humor, and seny—the Catalan word for triumphant common sense.
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Publisher
Vintage
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Published on
Dec 7, 2011
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Pages
592
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ISBN
9780307764614
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Europe / Spain & Portugal
Travel / Europe / Spain & Portugal
Travel / Museums, Tours, Points of Interest
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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