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Catalan nationalism Francoism, transition, and democracy by M. Montserrat Guibernau i BerduМЃn

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Catalonia (Spain),
  • Spain,
  • Catalonia.

Subjects:

  • Nationalism -- Spain -- Catalonia.,
  • Catalonia (Spain) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMontserrat Guibernau.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDP302.C69 G8613 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3690041M
ISBN 100415322405
LC Control Number2003058675

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