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Good Families of Barcelona: A Social History of Power in the Industrial Era

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280 pages

Summary

Gary McDonogh combines ethnology and history to analyze the organization, reproduction, and decline of an urban industrial elite. Using Barcelona as the foundation for more general consideration of power-holding groups, he tells the story of the Good Families," those few hundred lineages who have dominated the city in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Originally published in 1986.

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