7.142650469Title: Symbol and Ritual in the New Spain: The Transition to Democracy After Franco (Cambridge Cultural Social Studies) Recommended Retail Price : 19.99 Our Price : 13.25 You Save : 6.74 (34% discount
Title: Symbol and Ritual in the New Spain: The Transition to Democracy After Franco (Cambridge Cultural Social Studies)
Laura Desfor Edles
Cambridge University Press
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This is a book about the role of culture in social change and the Spanish transition to democracy after Franco. Laura Desfor Edles takes a distinctively culturalist approach to the 'strategy of consensus' deployed by the Spanish elite and uses systematic textual interpretation (with a particular focus on Spanish newspapers) to show how a new symbolic framework emerged in post-Franco Spain which enabled the resolution of specific events critical to the success of the transition. In addition to uncovering underlying processes of symbolization, she shows that politico-historical transitions can themselves be understood as ritual processes, involving as they do phases and symbols of separation, liminality and re-aggregation.
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