Description : The countries of Southern Europe-Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, & Malta--share more than geography. Common climates & social structures have produced similar economic styles, political systems, & institutions. Through previously regarded as a peripheral rejoin, it has recently assumed a greater role in international affairs, acting as a bridge between the developed states of Western Europe & those less developed countries in the "Third World" Published in association with the Centre for Mediterranean Studies, Bristol University, this volume offers detailed insights from 11 eminent academics into current monograph literature--both key works & more specialized output--on Southern Europe. Chapters are devoted to the individual countries as well as themes important within Southern European context as a whole: international relations; European community; tourism; emigration; & economic development. With contributing scholars from America, the U.K.; & continental Europe, the perspective is truly international. (AREA STUDIES GUIDE, 2)
Description : This work focuses on the key international happenings throughout the ages, with particular emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries. It includes women's achievements in specific areas such as the arts, transportation and science. Brief biographies of important individuals are also included.
Description : The third volume in a series of studies on the social history of the Welsh language. This text aims to deepen the understanding of the relationship between the Welsh language and community in the 19th century by revealing parallels and contrasts evident at regional or local level.