El relato nacional

In El relato nacional, José Álvarez Junco and Gregorio de la Fuente analyse the process that led to the concept of Spain developed by nationalist politicians, historians and other cultural élites. Drawing from the ambitious collection, Historia de España (History of Spain) by Marcial Pons, Taurus takes the volume titled Las historias de España (The histories of Spain) and publishes the most appealing parts, those that address the public at large and have been completed with some of the authors’ previously unpublished material. The book traces the telling of history, that is, the different ways in which the history of Spain has been understood (or constructed) at different times, and how the story has been adapted through the ages to meet the needs of the moment.

El relato nacional