- Series: The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations
- Paperback: 248 pages
- Publisher: Greenwood (January 30, 1999)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0313360731
- ISBN-13: 978-0313360732
- Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.6 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 15 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #649,497 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The History of Spain (The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations)
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"Pierson's writing style is clear and concise. The book is recommended for all types of libraries as a good, brief introduction to all of Spain's history." - American Reference Books Annual
About the Author
PETER PIERSON is Lee and Seymour Graff Professor of History at Santa Clara University. The history of Spain is one of his main interests and he regularly undertakes research trips to Spain. A former Fulbright fellow in Spain, he is a member of the Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies and author of Philip II of Spain (1975) and Commander of the Armada (1989) and numerous articles and book chapters on early modern Spanish history.
Top customer reviews
For the rest of the book, it refreshed my memory about all I learnt at school. As it states in the beginning, it's all an educaded spaniards know (or should know, given today's youngsters knowledge)about Spain's history.
More than a history book it looks like a novel the way it's written, really helpful specially when you go throu some times with complicated combinations of names, battles, etc.
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There were highlighter markings and writing but they helped in my studying experience, and made...Read more