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Cultural Diplomacy: A Hundred Years of the British-Spanish Society

Luis G. Martínez del Campo


In this book, I explore the history of the British-Spanish Society, which played a key role in the cultural relations between Spain and the UK during the 20th Century. I argue that this association is an early example of those cultural institutions involved in foreign policy. Although its aims were usually political and economic, its strategies were based on the advocacy of cultural understanding between Britons and Spaniards. In fact, the British-Spanish Society’ biggest achievement was its important contribution to the development of the Spanish language education in the UK in the 20th Centu ... More

Keywords: British Spanish cultural relations, Spanish Language Education, Soft power, Twentieth Century, British Spanish Society, Spain, The United Kingdom

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781781382752
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781382752.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Luis G. Martínez del Campo, author
University of Concepción