This book is intended for ages 9-14. Spain's history, climate, and geography have shaped many of the customs and practices of its people. This fascinating new book follows the history of Spain's many cultural groups and portrays modern daily life. Traditional foods and entertainment such as bullfighting are featured. The other topics include: the history of Spain's First Peoples, Greeks, Iberians, and Romans; unification of Spain and the Spanish Civil War; village and city life; education and family life; homes in urban and rural areas; and, leisure activities.