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By Henry Kamen

For over a century Spain managed the best empire the realm had ever visible, and its cave in provoked, either then because it does now, a number analyses over which there was little contract. within the moment variation of this winning textual content, Henry Kamen asks: was once the Golden Age of Spain within the 16th century really an phantasm? via studying a few of the key matters concerned, Kamen bargains a balanced dialogue of this basic question.

Golden Age Spain
- deals a concise advent to the main issues and debates
- is now completely revised and up to date within the mild of the most recent research
- includes new chapters which conceal such issues as tradition and religion
- highlights key concerns and questions in the beginning of every chapter
- contains a invaluable word list and an improved bibliography to assist additional study

Approachable and easy-to-follow, this article is key interpreting for an individual with an curiosity in a single of the main interesting classes of Spanish background.

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