Iberia and the Americas: Culture, politics, and history: A multidisciplinary encyclopedia (Vols. 1-3).

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Iberia and the Americas: Culture, politics, and history: A multidisciplinary encyclopedia (Vols. 1-3).

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J. Michael Francis

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This comprehensive encyclopedia covers the reciprocal effects that the politics, foreign policy, and culture of Spain, Portugal, and the American nations have had on one another since the time of Columbus. From the discovery of Newfoundland and Labrador by Portuguese explorer Gaspar Corte Real in 1501 to the phenomenal Hollywood careers of Spanish movie stars such as Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz, Iberia and the Americas traces 500 years of Iberian influence on the Americas and vice versa. Featuring six introductory essays and a chronology of key events, this three-volume encyclopedia examines more than five centuries of transatlantic encounters. Students of a wide range of disciplines, as well as the lay reader, will appreciate this exhaustive survey, which traces Spanish and Portuguese influence throughout the Americas and highlights how Iberian cultures have in turn been enriched by the diverse cultures of the Americas.

ISBN

978-1851094219

Publication Date

2006

Publisher

ABC-CLIO, Inc.

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History

Iberia and the Americas: Culture, politics, and history: A multidisciplinary encyclopedia (Vols. 1-3).

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