The heritage of Spain an introduction to Spanish civilization by Nicholson Barney Adams

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Published by H. Holt and Company in New York .

Written in English

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  • Spain -- Civilization

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Statement[by] Nicholson B. Adams.
LC ClassificationsDP48 .A3
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 331 p.
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6456330M
LC Control Number43017428

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Spain is a country of diversity --Spain is Romanized --The Visigoth come to Spain --The Moors enrich Spain --Christian Spain to --From Alfonso X to Ferdinand and Isabella --Mediaeval epic and lyric poetry --The learned king, the early novel and drama --Juan Ruiz, His Book of Good Love, satire --Fifteenth Century poets, ballads --The era of the cathedrals --From the Catholic sovereigns to Philip II.

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