17. The Iberians - Part 1

Episode 18 October 29, 2017 00:22:36
17. The Iberians - Part 1
The Latin American History Podcast
17. The Iberians - Part 1
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Show Notes

This episode provides a lightning fast run down of Iberian history up to the 1400s. We will also start to unpack how this history influenced the Spanish and Portuguese cultures and national characters. These influences would go on to determine how they behaved in the new world.

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