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1st Edition

Nineteenth Century Spain
A New History

ISBN 9780367786045
Published March 31, 2021 by Routledge
212 Pages

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Book Description

Nineteenth century Spain deserves wider readership. Bedevilled by lost empires, wars, political instability and frustrated modernisation, the country appeared backward in relation to northern Europe and even in relation to much of its own geographical periphery. This new history, the first survey of its kind in English in more than a hundred years, offers a fresh perspective on this century, showing how and why elements of backwardness and modernity ran in parallel through Spain. Bounded by the military and imperial crises of 1808 and 1898, this study pays special attention to the experience of war on politics and society, and integrates the latest historical debates in its analysis.

Table of Contents



Chapter 1: 1808-1814

Chapter 2: 1814-1833

Chapter 3: 1833-1844

Chapter 4: 1844-1868

Chapter 5: 1868-1876

Chapter 6: 1876-1898


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Mark Lawrence is Lecturer in History at the University of Kent.