Andalucia: A Cultural History

Hardcover | December 15, 2008

byJohn Gill

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A garden at the foot of Europe and a crossroads between Spain, Africa and the New World, Andalucia has been a cultural customs house on the border of the Mediterranean and Atlantic civilizations for more than ten thousand years. This book traces its origins from the earliest hominid settlersin the Granada mountains 1.8 million years ago, through successive Phoenician, Greek, Roman and Muslim cultures, and the past five hundred years of modern Castilian rule, up to and including the present day of post-modern novelists in Cordoba and Sevilla, guerrilla urban archaeologists inTorremolinos and Marbella, and underground lo-fi bands in Granada and Malaga.

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A garden at the foot of Europe and a crossroads between Spain, Africa and the New World, Andalucia has been a cultural customs house on the border of the Mediterranean and Atlantic civilizations for more than ten thousand years. This book traces its origins from the earliest hominid settlersin the Granada mountains 1.8 million years ag...

John Gill is the author of The Thomas Cook Guide to Seville and The Andalucia and the Essential Gaudi.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 5.91 × 8.31 × 1.1 inPublished:December 15, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195376102

ISBN - 13:9780195376104

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