History and the Historians of Medieval Spain

History and the Historians of Medieval Spain This is a study of medieval Spain and its historians from the chroniclers of the middle ages to the revisionists of the post Franco era The history of medieval Spain has long been perceived as a tale

  • Title: History and the Historians of Medieval Spain
  • Author: Peter Linehan
  • ISBN: 9780198219453
  • Page: 441
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This is a study of medieval Spain and its historians, from the chroniclers of the middle ages to the revisionists of the post Franco era The history of medieval Spain has long been perceived as a tale of original sin followed by a long drawn out process of atonement History and the Historians of Medieval Spain traces the development of that perception It is a formidablyThis is a study of medieval Spain and its historians, from the chroniclers of the middle ages to the revisionists of the post Franco era The history of medieval Spain has long been perceived as a tale of original sin followed by a long drawn out process of atonement History and the Historians of Medieval Spain traces the development of that perception It is a formidably researched tour de force which reveals history in the making during the eight hundred years which separated the end of the Roman period from what is now described as the birth of the modern state.

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    1. "To get the most out of this book the reader needs to know - at random - who King Wamba and Bishop Oppas were, why Covadonga and Clavijo matter, and the difference between Menendez Pelayo and Menendez Pidal. These are not insuperable difficulties. For those who can overcome them the rewards are rich."Reviewed Work: History and the Historians of Medieval Spain by Peter LinehanReview by: R. A. FletcherThe English Historical ReviewVol. 109, No. 432 (Jun 1994), pp. 660-662

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