Resources for Spain

 

Background and Interesting Information:

Democracy in Spain: Politics, History and Culture - Gain an understanding of Spain 's vigor and diversity ń politically, historically, and culturally ń from Castille to Navarra, Basque country to Catalonia .

 

Pathways of Culture - Journey through Spain along the cultural pathways that led from cave to palace to the new millennium.

Mediterranean Spain: The Peninsula & Islands - Learn about the ancient civilizations that influenced the region and study Roman theaters, Jewish quarters, Arab city walls, and varied cuisine from fertile olive regions to the orange "huertas."

Quintessential Spain: Life in a Spanish Province - Explore the small towns of rural
Spain , and contrast them with larger cities like Madrid . Meet and converse with local residents, gain a perspective on contemporary life in Spain , and explore metropolitan Madrid .

Practical Spain Guide - Spanish Culture - The best way to learn about Spain and Spanish culture is to visit the country. Learn about the different facets of Spanish culture: climate, currency and money, eating in Spain , dining customs, gastronomy, festivals and seasonal events.


Art Sites:

Pictures Spain And Culture - This is the website to visit if you're looking for lots of practical information on pictures of Spain and culture.

 

Art History Resources on the Web - Features art resources grouped by time period, region, and medium.

 

Moorish Art in Spain - Moorish / Islamic Art. Architecture of Islam.

 

Spanish Arts - Prado Museum Collection works of Art, Museums in Spain .


Music Sites:

Traditional Music and Dance in Spain - Traditional music and dance in Spain exist in different forms, styles, and traditions, many of which have remained unchanged for hundreds of years.

 

Moorish Music in Spain - Spanish Music before the 15th Century. Music during the time of the Moors was divided into two distinct categories.

 

Information On Spain Music - This is the website to visit if you're looking for lots of practical information on information on Spain .


Food Sites:

Italian Culture from Italy - Living in Europe . Italian culture from Italy .

 

Muslim Spain and European Culture - Long before the renaissance it was a place of humanistic beauty.

 

Andalucia, Southern Spain - Southern Spain produces one of the most famous wines in the world.

 

World Food Habits Bibliography - For the anthropological study of food, eating habits, and nutrition.

 

Gerry Dawes's Spain - An Insider's Guide to Spanish Food, Wine, Culture & Travel. Insights and information about Spain .

 

Muslim Spain and European Culture - When you think of European culture, one of the first things that comes to mind is the renaissance.

 

Spanish food / Cuisine - An introduction to Spanish Cuisine and what one can expect when ordering a meal in Spain .

 

Ethnic Cuisine: Spain - History and geography have intertwined to create one of the most varied and rewarding cuisines in the world.

 

Spain Food - Welcome to our section on Spain Food. We've created these pages precisely to give you access to the information you're looking for.

 

Food Retail Industry - Spain ķs Hypermarkets. Food retailing in Spain .

 

Foods from Spain - Spanish foods such as olive oils, vinegars, serrano ham, and roasted peppers.


Sites for Symbols:

National Symbols - Symbols of Spain .

 

Spain - Kingdom of Spain - Reino de EspaŅa - Official web sites of Spain, the capital of Spain, art, culture, history, cities, airlines, embassies, tourist boards and newspapers.

 

Historical Facts About Spain - This is the website to visit if you're looking for lots of practical information on historical facts about Spain .


Celebration Sites:

Celebrations in Spain - Fiestas de EspaŅa - Overview of Spain 's fiestas and major celebrations and festivals all year round.

 

Autumn Festivals and Celebrations in Spain - Celebrations and festivals linked to autumn. All Saints Day in Spain .

 

St. Paul's School - Christmas traditions in Spain - Descriptions of different celebrations held in Spain at Christmas time.


Famous People/Role Model Sites:

Hispanic & Spanish Famous People : Miguel Lopez Alegria - Know the Hispanic and the Spanish culture through the most famous people.

 

SPAIN LOCAL HISTORY - Many famous people were born in Cantabria. I'm going to tell you a little about them.

 

Jewels of Spain - Series of brief essays on some of Spain 's most famous people and places.


Folktales/Legends/Poetry Sites:

Gypsy Tales: Folktales and Legends from Italy, Greece and Spain - From Spain , The Three Princesses presentation also features lively folk dances, including Italy 's tarantella and is underscored by engaging folk music.

 

More Celtic Fairy Tales - Mystery, Suspense, History, Gothic, Literature, Books, Arts.