Catalonia - A Cultural History

Catalonia - A Cultural History

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Squeezed between more powerful France and Spain, Catalonia has endured a violent history. Its medieval empire that conquered Naples, Sicily and Athens was crushed by Spain. Its geography, with the Pyrenees falling sharply to the rugged Costa Brava, is tormented, too. Michael Eaude traces this history and its monuments: Roman Tarragona, celebrated by the poet Martial; Greek Empuries, lost for centuries beneath the sands; medieval Romanesque architecture in the Vall… (more)

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Publisher: Signal Books (October 12, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 312 pages

File size: 7.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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