Imagining Spain: Historical Myth & National Identity

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This book, by the eminent historian Henry Kamen, is a unique analysis of the myths that Spaniards have held, and continue to hold, about themselves and about their collective past. Kamen discusses how perceptions of key aspects of early modern Spain, such as the monarchy, the empire and the Inquisition, were influenced by ideologies that continue to play a role in the formation of contemporary Spanish attitudes. Anxious to create a national identity, influential politicians and historians of the nineteenth and twentieth ...

Imagining Spain: Historical Myth and National Identity 2008, Yale University Press, New haven

ISBN-13: 9780300191110

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Imagining Spain: Historical Myth & National Identity 2008, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300126419

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