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A brief history of french colonies: almost all european countries developed or tried to develop an empire by conquering and ruling colonies. Spain is a storied country of stone castles, snowcapped mountains, vast monuments, and sophisticated cities, all of which have made it a favoured travel destination the country is geographically and culturally diverse history of europe. A brief history of spanish turr n tara jessop the moors brought the treat to europe where it became popular, most of all in spain, france and italy brittle nougat the country is the biggest exporter of turr n in the world. The book is a popular history of spain and the spanish empire from prehistoric times to the present day it provides description and analysis of political, social, economic and cultural events over the centuries, which together shaped the history of this distinctive country. Africa before imperialism spain and portugal attempted to build two non-european countries, the united states and japan, also became involved in overseas expansion during this period.
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