Cultural Atlas of Spain and Portugal

Cultural Atlas of Spain and Portugal

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Baker & Taylor
Describes how the identities of Spain and Portugal have been shaped by the geography of the region and discusses the political and cultural development of the Iberian peninsula

Book News
Forget the fluffy text (example: intellectual stuffing. color and 100 b&w photographs, chronological table, glossary, gazetteer, bibliography and index. Embracing geography, history, archaeology, anthropology and the arts, the Atlas surveys Russian civilization from prehistory to the present day. In addition to the main text are a number of feature spreads and insets devoted to topics of particular interest. Beautifully produced. 9.5x12" A thorough, in-depth tour of the Iberian peninsula for a general readership. An overview of the land and people is followed by a history of the peninsula and then discussion of each geographical region in terms of its land, people, history, and cultural traditions. Abundantly illustrated with maps and color photos. Includes a glossary, a classified bibliography, and a gazetteer. 9.5x12" Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York, NY : Facts on File, c1994
ISBN: 9780816030149
Branch Call Number: 946 V743c 1994
946 V743c 1994
Characteristics: 240 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Stradling, R. A


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