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The history of Spain, land on a crossroad, Professor Joyce E. Salsibury

Label
The history of Spain, land on a crossroad, Professor Joyce E. Salsibury
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Course guidebook contains bibliographical references (pages 242-250)
Characteristic
videorecording
Main title
The history of Spain
Medium
videorecording
Oclc number
1001814607
Responsibility statement
Professor Joyce E. Salsibury
Runtime
720
Series statement
The great courses. History. Civilization & culture
Sub title
land on a crossroad
Summary
Examines how Spain has played a unique and pivotal role in Western civilization. It has historically stood at a critical crossroad of geography, cultures, religions, ideas, trade, and more. Spain's strategic location, through the centuries, has made it a magnet for multiple different peoples, and it has participated in and witnessed numerous major shifts, trends, and historical moments
Table Of Contents
Disc 1. From stones to bronze: prehistoric Spain ; Celtic, Phoenician, and Greek colonists ; Rome conquers the Iberian Peninsula ; Christianity comes to Hispania ; Barbarian tribes divide the peninsula ; The Visigoths unite Spain -- Disc 2. Islam: the new religion ; Conflict within Islam ; The Moors and the glory of al-Andalus ; The Christian reconquista ; Medieval Spanish culture ; The Sephardim: Iberian Judaism -- Disc 3. Gypsy influences on Spain ; The growth of Catholic religious passion ; Columbus and the New World ; Conquistadors and missionaries ; The Spanish main: trade convoys and piracy ; The golden age of the Spanish Habsburgs -- Disc 4. Religious wars on Muslims and Protestants ; The 18th-century Bourbon kings of Spain ; Spain loses its empire ; 20th-century Spanish modernism ; The Spanish Civil War and Franco's reign ; Modern Spain: still on a crossroad
Technique
live action
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