Spanish Culture and Society: The Essential Glossary. B. Jordan (2002) [review]

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2003-03
Authors
Martin-Clark, Philip
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Department of Languages, Flinders University
Abstract
A review of 'Spanish Culture and Society: The Essential Glossary' by B. Jordan published by Arnold 2002. ISBN 0 340 76341 8 (hardback) ISBN 0 340 76342 6 (paperback). This book is the second in Arnold’s ‘The Essential Glossary’ series and is about contemporary Spain and Spanish. The range of topics the book deals with is as broad as its title suggests and includes entries on seventeen areas of Spanish society and culture: architecture; cinema; cultural life; education; fashion and design; language and nationhood; leisure, consumption and food; literature; media and communications; music and dance; political life; religion; social issues; sport; trade, commerce and industry; visual and performing arts; and writers and intellectuals.
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Languages, Language Studies, Contemporary Spain, Spanish
Citation
Martin-Clark, Philip 2003. Review of 'Spanish Culture and Society: The Essential Glossary' by B. Jordan (2002). 'FULGOR', vol.1, iss.2, March.