The New Spaniards
ISBN10: 0141016094 ISBN13: 9780141016092 Publisher: Penguin Group USA Published: Dec 8 2006 Pages: 458 Weight: 0.75lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 5.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
A fully revised, expanded and updated edition of this masterly portrayal of contemporary Spain. The restoration of democracy in 1977 heralded a period of intense change that continues today. Spain has become a land of extraordinary paradoxes in which traditional attitudes and contemporary preoccupations exist side by side. Focussing on issues which affect ordinary Spaniards, from housing to gambling, from changing sexual mores to rising crime rates. John Hooper's fascinating study brings to life the new Spain of the twenty-first century.