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Spain, a history in art.

Bradley Smith

Spain, a history in art.

by Bradley Smith

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Art, Spanish -- History.,
    • Spain -- History -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 294-296.

      SeriesA Gemini-Smith book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN7101 .S55 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination296 p.
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5692176M
      LC Control Number70027089

      Within years, Spain was in a state of decay and fast being left behind by more progressive European nations. Here, from award-winning historian Melveena McKendrick, is the dramatic story of the rise and fall of the Spanish empire.   The book concludes with a look at modern Spain as a fully integrated and enthusiastic member of the European community. Attractively illustrated throughout, Spain: A History is the best historical account of Spain currently available for general : Oxford University Press.

      Spanish art has been an important contributor to Western art and Spain has produced many famous and influential artists including Velázquez, Goya and h art was particularly influenced by France and Italy during the Baroque and Neoclassical periods, but Spanish art has often had very distinctive characteristics, partly explained by the Moorish heritage in Spain . Small-sized Pre-Romanesque and Romanesque churches, Gothic wood-carvings, triptychs and illuminated books are some fine examples of the Christian side of Spanish art history, while the Moorish palaces and mosques of Al-Andalus (Granada, Cordoba, and Seville) form an important part of the Muslim side of the country's diverse cultural heritage. 16th-century Spain .

      For anyone who has read Payne's significant output of books, there will not necessarily be anything strikingly new or different, but this book is unique indeed because for the first time Payne surveys and analyzes Spain's history in a pithy format ( years in under pages) and finds a great deal of continuity in law, art, architecture and Reviews: The book concludes with a look at modern Spain as a fully integrated and enthusiastic member of the European community. Attractively illustrated throughout, Spain: A History is the best historical account of Spain currently available for general : $


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The book is good, however, having read the first third of it I feel it’s more on history of Spain rather than the art. There isn’t much analysis on the artworks, just pictures and brief mentions of by: 2.

The book is good, however, having read the first third of it I feel it’s more on history of Spain rather than the art. There isn’t much analysis on the artworks, just pictures and brief mentions of it/5(13).

Although the color prints are a little too muddy, reviewing history thru the eyes of art is an enjoyable way to wander through Spain's great and complex history.

From cave paintings to moorish art, from invasions to explorations. flag Like see review Christopher rated it really liked it/5.

Spain - A History in Art Bradley Smith The color and a history in art. book, the dazzling light and ascetic darkness — the sol and the sombra — of Spanish a history in art. book and Spanish civilization, from prehistory to modern times, are captured as never before in this extraordinary book.

Introduction to the art of Spain --Introduction to the history of SpainB.C. Prehistory B.C.- A.D. Ancient Spain -- Moslem and Christian Spain -- The Catholic sovereigns -- The new world explored -- Supremacy under the Hapsburgs -- The House of Bourbon -.

Spain; a history in art by Bradley Smith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at History Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, Bradley, Spain; a history in art.

New York, Simon and Schuster, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Bradley Smith. Spain, a history in art by Bradley Smith, Bradley Smith,Doubleday edition, in English - Doubleday Windfall : OCLC Number: Notes: Illus.

on endpapers. Description: pages 2 color fronts, color illustrations, tables 33 cm: Contents: Include: Introduction to the art of Spain / by Juan de Contreras --Introduction to the history of Spain / by M.

Fernández Title. Genre/Form: Illustrated works History Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, Bradley, Spain, a history in art.

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This book, chronicling the history of Spain, is written by various authors, with Raymond Carr acting as an anchor. Some chapters are invariably weak in comparison to others, but by far, Carr's chapter, "Liberalism and Reaction", is by far the strongest chapter, detailing the political problems that Spain faced in the s/5.

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This new volume by distinguished historian Stanley G. Payne draws on his half-century of experience to offer a balanced, broadly chronological survey of Spanish history from the Visigoths to the present.

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Thank You. We will send you an. There are thousands of books about the Spanish Revolution and thousands of very expensive books about the general history of Spain. This is one of very few budget priced books about Spanish History and for that reason is almost unique if you don't want to pay £40 plus.

A good book which covers the basics of Spanish s: Spain is overwhelmingly rich in history, art, and culture. To learn more about Spain's past and present, check out a few of these books and films. (And see our similar lists for elsewhere in Europe.) Books: Nonfiction.

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You may continue to place holds on physical materials to pick up at a curbside pickup location. Read more about our reopening.The rich cultural and political life of Spain has emerged from its complex history, from the diversity of its peoples, and from continual contact with outside influences.

This updated edition traces that history from prehistoric times to the present, focusing particularly on culture, society, politics, and personalities.An outstanding art book covering art in Spain f00 BC to s. Hundreds of color illustrations with accompanying text in pages.

Book is pristine inside and the dust jacket is in good condition with a plastic protective cover. Large heavy book.