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By Gary McDonogh
Iberian WorldsВ is an innovative, brief textual content that dramatically depicts vital globalization topics and strategies throughout the vital flows and affects Spain and Portugal have had with many very important areas of the realm for lots of centuries. Spain and Portugal have lengthy histories on the state-of-the-art of global kinfolk, handling far-flung empires, and writer Gary McDonogh stresses this old point of view to boot asВ foregrounding the great current global fostered by way of the ''Iberian project'' - Latin the US, Southern Europe, elements of Asia and Africa, within which Spain and Portugal own huge, immense power.
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5 percent of the metro population (Beveridge and Weber 2003). Miami has become a capital for the economics and culture of the Hispanic Caribbean. Latin American immigrants work in the mills of Georgia, Midwestern slaughterhouses and the Chinese restaurants of Philadelphia. 4 million people or nearly 14 percent of the total population, nearly as large as the population of contemporary Spain, while the Hispanic/Latino populations of Los Angeles and New York outstrip Iberian capitals like Madrid, Lisbon, Havana and Quito.
To the East, the Mediterranean warms Spanish shores from the Pyrenees to Gibraltar. For thousands of years, this inland sea has been a source of food and wealth, a place of danger and a highway for the circulation of goods, peoples and information (Braudel 1966; Roque 1989; Horden and Purcell 2000; King 2001; Abulaﬁa 2004; Tabak 2008). Peoples along its sunny, dry, but productive coasts have developed agriculture and industry through cosmopolitan connections with Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs and wider worlds.
An unsuccessful Winter Olympics bid for Jaca and the world’s fair in its capital, ExpoZaragoza 2008, focused on water and sustainability, highlight Aragon’s claims to global recognition. Along the Atlantic coast, the Basques are concentrated in a tiny autonomous community in and across the Pyrenees. Euzkadi or País Vasco/Comunidad Autonoma Vasca (Basque Country) occupies 7,324 square kilometers (2,828 sq. ) of green land with a population slightly over two million. Like Catalonia, Euzkadi constitutes a strong, “model” nationality against which other autonomous communities have deﬁned themselves.