Images of Barbaric Spain in Eighteenth-Century British Travel Writing

  title={Images of Barbaric Spain in Eighteenth-Century British Travel Writing},
  author={Ana M. Hontanilla},
  journal={Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture},
  pages={119 - 143}
  • Ana M. Hontanilla
  • Published 15 May 2008
  • History, Art
  • Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture
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