Contemporary Spain: A Handbook

Contemporary Spain: A Handbook

by Christopher Ross (Author)

Synopsis

Studying Spanish? Spending a year-out in Spain? Or maybe going to work there? Then you'll need this handbook of contemporary Spain and the Spanish language. Revised and expanded, this new edition is packed with essential information on politics, economy and institutions, covering the basics that are taken for granted by most Spaniards. Intended for readers without specialist knowledge in any of the subjects concerned, this is a valuable handbook for English-speaking students of Spanish. Each chapter contains a Spanish/English glossary giving guidance on the use of specialist terms in context. Covering Spanish history, power structures and Spanish society, the handbook provides a vast amount of information, especially geared to students' needs. "I have no hesitation in recommending (this text), particularly for students of A-level Spanish and above, but also for adults studying Spanish at almost any level." The Lecturer

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Format: Paperback
WFTC1:0
Pages: 288
Edition: 2
Publisher: Hodder Arnold
Published: 27 Sep 2002

ISBN 10: 0340762152
ISBN 13: 9780340762158

Media Reviews
I have no hesitation in recommending [the book] particularly for students of A level Spanish and above, but also for adults studying Spanish at almost any level.
The Lecturer

...an invaluable reference text...
Living in Spain

A classic; still one of the best in the field
Dr I Macias, Bath University
Author Bio
Christopher J Ross is Lecturer in English at the Department of English, Vienna University of Economics and Business administration, Vienna, Austria.