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Spain's International Projection

Sebastian Balfour and Alejandro Quiroga

in The Reinvention of Spain: Nation and Identity since Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199206674
eISBN:
9780191709791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206674.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that the international projection of democratic Spain has been a largely rational and successful enterprise, for all the deficits in planning and funding. Spain has installed ... More


The Reinvention of Spain: Nation and Identity since Democracy

Sebastian Balfour and Alejandro Quiroga

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199206674
eISBN:
9780191709791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206674.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Unravelling the debate about the Spanish nation and its identity in the new democracy, this book looks at the issue as both a historical debate and a contemporary political problem, made particularly ... More


Factors conditioning inherited identity

José Álvarez-Junco

in Spanish Identity in the Age of Nations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075797
eISBN:
9781781701737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075797.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the most important obstacles from the early modern age to the formation of a national identity in the nineteenth century. The first thing one notices in the early expressions of ... More


Disorientations: Spanish Colonialism in Africa and the Performance of Identity

Susan Martin-Marquez

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125207
eISBN:
9780300152524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125207.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book explores from a new perspective the fraught processes of Spaniards' efforts to formulate a national identity, from the Enlightenment to the present day. Focusing on the nation's ... More


Spanish Identity in the Age of Nations

Jose Alvarez-Junco

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075797
eISBN:
9781781701737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075797.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

First published in Spanish in 2001, this book is a study of the development of Spanish national identity (‘the idea of Spain’) from the end of the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries. It breaks ... More


The arts and sciences enlisted in support of the nation

José Álvarez-Junco

in Spanish Identity in the Age of Nations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075797
eISBN:
9781781701737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075797.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

By reading the same stories in the same language, all partakers of these cultural products go on to share a mental universe, to imagine themselves in the same way, to identify with the same heroes, ... More


National history and collective memory

José Álvarez-Junco

in Spanish Identity in the Age of Nations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075797
eISBN:
9781781701737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075797.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In Spain, the attempt to build a new political identity was based on a culture already sponsored by the State. The cultural élites set about remaking the political imagery and beliefs of the past in ... More


The ‘Two Spains’

José Álvarez-Junco

in Spanish Identity in the Age of Nations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075797
eISBN:
9781781701737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075797.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

History was rewritten in order for the national entity called ‘Spain’ to be identified with Catholicism. This was a task undertaken by a number of authors in the last years of Isabel's reign, a delay ... More


Catholicism and españolismo: from the ancien régime to Fernando VII

José Álvarez-Junco

in Spanish Identity in the Age of Nations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075797
eISBN:
9781781701737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075797.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The identification between Spain and Catholicism continued for a long time, certainly well into the 1850s. The most striking aspect is that it survived, if not in opposition to, then at least ... More


The ‘crisis of penetration’ of the State

José Álvarez-Junco

in Spanish Identity in the Age of Nations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075797
eISBN:
9781781701737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075797.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1973 Juan Linz, the pioneering scholar of Spanish nationalism, identified the essential problem of the State in the nineteenth century as one of a ‘crisis of penetration’. According to Linz, the ... More


The ‘war of independence’: a promising beginning

José Álvarez-Junco

in Spanish Identity in the Age of Nations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075797
eISBN:
9781781701737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075797.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the war of 1808–1814 and analyses its subsequent mythification as the ‘War of Independence’: that is to say, as a struggle governed by a spirit of national emancipation in the ... More


The Spanish Race

Barbara Fuchs

in Rereading the Black Legend: The Discourses of Religious and Racial Difference in the Renaissance Empires

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307213
eISBN:
9780226307244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307244.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter considers the construction of Spanish identity, both within and outside Spain, in relation to “maurophilia” or the cultural fascination with the Moors in early modern Europe. It explains ... More


Martina L. Weisz, Jews and Muslims in Contemporary Spain: Redefining National Boundaries. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2019. 189 pp.

Anat Helman (ed.)

in No Small Matter: Features of Jewish Childhood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197577301
eISBN:
9780197577332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577301.003.0033
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies Martina L. Weisz's Jews and Muslims in Contemporary Spain: Redefining National Boundaries (2019). This book aims to analyze “the place granted to Jews and Muslims in the ... More


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