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The Edwardians and the Making of a Modern Spanish Obsession

Kirsty Hooper

Abstract

What did the Edwardians know about Spain, and what was that knowledge worth? The Edwardians and the Making of a Modern Spanish Obsession draws on a vast store of largely unstudied primary source material to investigate Spain’s place in the turn-of-the-century British popular imagination. Set against a background of unprecedented emotional, economic and industrial investment in Spain, the book traces the extraordinary transformation that took place in British knowledge about the country and its diverse regions, languages and cultures between the tercentenary of the Spanish Armada in 1888 and th ... More

Keywords: Edwardians, Spain, Spanish, Travel, Anglo-Spanish, Tourism, Empire, Colonialism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781789621327
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781789621327.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kirsty Hooper, author