The History of Spain: Land on a Crossroad

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The History of Spain: Land on a Crossroad

2017

Spain has played a unique and pivotal role in Western civilization. Learn its epic history, from its rule under Rome and the breathtaking drama of Islamic Spain to its emergence into the modern world, as well as its phenomenal...

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Joyce E. Salisbury
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The Great Courses

In This Series

From Stones to Bronze: Prehistoric Spain
Episode 1
From Stones to Bronze: Prehistoric Spain
Celtic, Phoenician, and Greek Colonists
Episode 2
Celtic, Phoenician, and Greek Colonists
Rome Conquers the Iberian Peninsula
Episode 3
Rome Conquers the Iberian Peninsula
Christianity Comes to Hispania
Episode 4
Christianity Comes to Hispania
Barbarian Tribes Divide the Peninsula
Episode 5
Barbarian Tribes Divide the Peninsula
The Visigoths Unite Spain
Episode 6
The Visigoths Unite Spain
Islam: The New Religion
Episode 7
Islam: The New Religion
Conflict within Islam
Episode 8
Conflict within Islam
The Moors and the Glory of al-Andalus
Episode 9
The Moors and the Glory of al-Andalus
The Christian Reconquista
Episode 10
The Christian Reconquista
Medieval Spanish Culture
Episode 11
Medieval Spanish Culture
The Sephardim: Iberian Judaism
Episode 12
The Sephardim: Iberian Judaism
Gypsy Influences on Spain
Episode 13
Gypsy Influences on Spain
The Growth of Catholic Religious Passion
Episode 14
The Growth of Catholic Religious Passion
Columbus and the New World
Episode 15
Columbus and the New World
Conquistadors and Missionaries
Episode 16
Conquistadors and Missionaries
The Spanish Main: Trade Convoys and Piracy
Episode 17
The Spanish Main: Trade Convoys and Piracy
The Golden Age of the Spanish Habsburgs
Episode 18
The Golden Age of the Spanish Habsburgs
Religious Wars on Muslims and Protestants
Episode 19
Religious Wars on Muslims and Protestants
The 18th-Century Bourbon Kings of Spain
Episode 20
The 18th-Century Bourbon Kings of Spain
Spain Loses Its Empire
Episode 21
Spain Loses Its Empire
20th-Century Spanish Modernism
Episode 22
20th-Century Spanish Modernism
The Spanish Civil War and Franco's Reign
Episode 23
The Spanish Civil War and Franco's Reign
Modern Spain: Still on a Crossroad
Episode 24
Modern Spain: Still on a Crossroad