Geographic Identity

Timeless and Modern Castile

Ginés Garrido 

Though situated at the centre of the Iberian Peninsula, Castile was up to recently isolated from the great hubs of cultural production, its urban and constructive characteristics remaining unaltered longer than those of other regions. Reasons include its geographic dispersion, the low density of its population (which hardly favours internal relations), the absence of sea, and its mountainous edges corresponding to the Douro River basin rendering contact with neigh boring regions difficult…[+]

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