4 edition of A picture of modern Spain found in the catalog.
|Statement||by J. B. Trend|
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|Pagination||viii, 271 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||271|
Modernism overview. Modernism arose in Europe and America during the last years of the 19th century. The incipient movements of the end of the century wanted to change the social and political situation, as well as the artistic tendencies of the period (Realism and Naturalism).At the beginning, the term "modernist" was used in a pejorative way by those who didn't want any changes, but as time. Tragically, the owner of Books 4 Spain passed away in July Most books can now be bought through Offside Books.. Books 4 Spain is an online bookshop specialising in English language books and eBooks set in, or about, site has been designed to re-create the experience, attractions and benefits of a traditional bricks & mortar independent bookshop but with the added convenience.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Trend, J.B. (John Brande), Picture of modern Spain. London: Constable, (OCoLC) Spain is overwhelmingly rich in history, art, and culture.
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The famous picture that Afrocentrists love using to “prove” that the Muslim Andalusies were black. In fact, one of the only pictures of blacks in medieval Spain.
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