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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

A History of Spain

Edition 2nd Edition
ISBN 9780230200111
Publication Date August 2009
Formats Hardcover Ebook Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Palgrave Essential Histories series

This expanded new edition has been revised throughout in order to amplify key points. The last chapter brings the story up to date and includes discussion of recent events such as the 2004 Madrid bombings and the 2008 general election. The second edition also features additional maps and figures.

SIMON BARTON is Professor of Spanish History at the University of Exeter, UK.

List of Maps and Figures
Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Origins: From Prehistory to the Visigoths
The Muslim Conquest
The Ascendancy of Christian Iberia, AD 1000-1474
The Universal Monarchy, 1474-1700
The Enlightened Despots, 1700-1833
Liberalism and Reaction, 1833-1931
The Modern Era, 1931-2008
Selected Further Reading


'Clear, comprehensive, up-to-date - Barton's text is an incisive and accessible introduction for students and others interested in Spanish history' -James W. Brodman, University of Central Arkansas, USA
'This leading synthesis of Spanish history now analyzes events since 2004. Students and teachers will also welcome a number of new quotations, maps and figures' -Bethany Aram, Professor of Spanish History, International College of Seville, Spain
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