The New Spaniards

The New Spaniards

Author: John Hooper

Publisher: Penguin Books

ISBN: UVA:X030112486

Category: History

Page: 458

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An insightful portrait of Spain in the twenty-first century explores a land of extraordinary paradoxes in which traditional attitudes and contemporary preoccupations exist side by side and focuses on the issues that affect ordinary Spaniards, from housing to gambling, from changing sexual mores to rising crime rates. Reprint.
The New Spaniards
Language: en
Pages: 458
Authors: John Hooper
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-10-26 - Publisher: Penguin Books

An insightful portrait of Spain in the twenty-first century explores a land of extraordinary paradoxes in which traditional attitudes and contemporary preoccupations exist side by side and focuses on the issues that affect ordinary Spaniards, from housing to gambling, from changing sexual mores to rising crime rates. Reprint.
The New Spaniards
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: John Hooper
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-10-26 - Publisher: Penguin UK

A fully revised, expanded and updated edition of this masterly portrayal of contemporary Spain. The restoration of democracy in 1977 heralded a period of intense change that continues today. Spain has become a land of extraordinary paradoxes in which traditional attitudes and contemporary preoccupations exist side by side. Focussing on
Emigrant Dreams, Immigrant Borders
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Raquel Vega-Durán
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-30 - Publisher: Bucknell University Press

Emigrant Dreams, Immigrant Borders: Migrants, Transnational Encounters, and Identity in Spain offers a new approach to the cultural history of contemporary Spain, examining the ways in which Spain’s own self-conceptions are changing and multiplying in response to migrants from Latin America and Africa. In the last twenty-five years, Spain has
Postmodern Paletos
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Nathan E. Richardson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Bucknell University Press

"When Spanish dictator Francisco Franco legalized internal immigration in 1947 he unwittingly inaugurated the greatest period of urban expansion and rural de-population that Spain had known. During the next two decades, nearly four million citizens would move from Spain's traditional pueblos perdidos to overburdened urban metropolises. Along with wooden trunks
Contemporary Spanish Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Barry Jordan, Rikki Morgan-Tamosunas, Dean School of Languages and Social Sciences Rikki Morgan-Tamosunas
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-07-15 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This work offers a unique, up-to-date, contemporary focus on a wide range of materials, including work by directors such as Carlos Saura and Victor Erice.