Culture and Civilization 2 - Spain from the Middle Ages to the Pressent Day
Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Rodriguez Diaz del Real Alejandro
Visigoths, Islamic Spain.
Reconquista. Fifteenth century: the reign of the Catholic Monarchs and the events of year 1492. Sixteenth century: rulers Charles V and Philip II. Connection with European history during the 15th and 16th century.
Spain during the 17th century: collapse of the state and social crisis.
Spain in the 18th century: Bourbon's reforms and Enlightment.
Spain in the 19th century: revolution, reaction, problems and consequences of (late) industrialization. Loss of the last colonies. Birth of peripheric nationalisms.
Spain in the 20th century: the reign of Alfonso XIII, dictatorship of Primo de Rivera, Second Republic, Spanish Civil War and Franco's dictatorship / Francoism.Tourist boom. The transition to democracy.
Spain in the 21th century: economic growth and building bubble.