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Marching Spain

by V.S. Pritchett Bloomsbury Publishing (July 30, 2012)

In spring 1927 V.S Pritchett set out to walk 300 miles across Spain. The country was almost completely isolated, and Pritchett describes a timeless country on the cusp of being riven by civil war, populated...


Liminal Fiction at the Edge of the Millennium: The Ends of Spanish Identity

by Jessica A. Folkart Bucknell University Press (October 08, 2014)

Liminal Fiction at the Edge of the Millennium: The Ends of Spanish Identity examines how diverse manifestations of otherness coalesce in the cultural response to shifting perceptions of identity in Spain as...


The Concession of Évora Monte: The Failure of Liberalism in Nineteenth-Century Portugal

by Ron B. Thomson Lexington Books (September 11, 2014)

This book argues that liberalism in Portugal was an urban phenomenon involving a very small minority of the people, and points to a variety of reasons for this.


The Portuguese Revolution: State and Class in the Transition to Democracy

by Ronald H. Chilcote Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2010)

Building on decades of research, leading scholar Ronald H. Chilcote provides a definitive analysis of the 1974–1975 Portuguese revolution, which captured global attention and continues to resonate today. His...


Historical Dictionary of the Catalans

by Helena Buffery & Elisenda Marcer Scarecrow Press (December 18, 2010)

Historical Dictionary of the Catalans deals not only with the people who live in Catalonia, but with the language and culture of the Catalan countries. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay,...


Justice in the Marketplace in Early Modern Spain: Saravia, Villalon and the Religious Origins of Economic Analysis

by Michael Thomas D'Emic Lexington Books (June 17, 2014)

Justice in the Marketplace in Early Modern Spain examines the religious views and motivations of the late scholastic authors Cristobal de Villalon and Luis Saravia de la Calle . Michael Thomas D’Emic explains...


Toward a Cultural Archive of la Movida: Back to the Future

by H. Rosi Song, William J. Nichols, Jorge Marí & Malcom Alan Compitello et al. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (November 26, 2013)

Toward a Cultural Archive of la Movida revisits the cultural and social milieu in which laMovida, an explosion of artistic production in the late 1970s and early 1980s in Spain, was articulated discursively,...


Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power!

by Stephen Luis Vilaseca Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (September 24, 2013)

Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power! is the first book to combine close-readings of the representations of Spanish squatters known as okupas with the study of the urban. Vilaseca broadens the scope of Spanish...


The Lost Fleet: The Discovery of a Sunken Armada from the Golden Age of Piracy

by Barry Clifford & Kenneth Kinkor HarperCollins e-books (January 26, 2010)

On January 2, 1678, a fleet of French ships sank off the Venezuelan coast. This proved disastrous for French naval power in the region, and sparked the rise of a golden age of piracy.

Tracing the lives of fabled...


Historical Dictionary of Spanish Cinema

by Alberto Mira Scarecrow Press (March 16, 2010)

The Historical Dictionary of Spanish Cinema provides a better understanding of the role Spanish cinema has played in film history through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of...


Historical Dictionary of Spain

by Angel Smith Scarecrow Press (January 02, 2009)

The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Spain is an unrivalled reference guide to Spanish history and politics from the Middle Ages to the present. With its chronology, introductory essay, and over...


A Vanished World: Medieval Spain's Golden Age of Enlightenment

by Christopher Lowney Free Press (December 04, 2012)

In a world troubled by religious strife and division, Chris Lowney's vividly written book offers a hopeful historical reminder: Muslims, Christians, and Jews once lived together in Spain, creating a centuries-long...


Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood

by Benjamin Alire Saenz Cinco Puntos Press (April 15, 2011)

A YA novel Latino-style--it's 1969 and Hollywood is a dirt-poor barrio in small town America.


The Configuration of the Spanish Public Sphere

by David Jiménez Torres & Leticia Villamediana González Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Since the explosion of the indignados movement beginning in 2011, there has been a renewed interest in the concept of the “public sphere” in a Spanish context: how it relates to society and to political...


Passing to América

by Thomas A. Abercrombie Penn State University Press (November 22, 2018)

In 1803 in the colonial South American city of La Plata, Doña Martina Vilvado y Balverde presented herself to church and crown officials to denounce her husband of more than four years, Don Antonio Yta, as...


The Lions of Catalunya

by Jeremy D. Rowe Grosvenor House Publishing (September 07, 2018)

Through twelve generations of the Blanxart family, The Lions of Catalunya follows the tumultuous story of Barcelona. From bloody open warfare and unexpected terrorist atrocities, through plague and family trials,...


Barcelona Sunset

by Jeremy D. Rowe Grosvenor House Publishing (September 07, 2018)

Urban terrorism is not new. Barcelona was once a hotbed of intrigue, bombings and shootings. Jordi Vilaro finds love among the constant dangers and the deadly twists of fate. Will the young lovers survive against...


The Phoenix of Montjuic

by Jeremy D. Rowe Grosvenor House Publishing (September 07, 2018)

By the end of the civil war, Barcelona was on its knees, the people starving and the city decimated; and yet in little over fifty years, the city would host one of the greatest Olympic games of the modern era....


The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books

by Edward Wilson-Lee Scribner (March 12, 2019)

“Like a Renaissance wonder cabinet, full of surprises and opening up into a lost world.” —Stephen Greenblatt

“A captivating adventure…For lovers of history, Wilson-Lee offers a thrill on almost every...


The Captive Sea

by Daniel Hershenzon University of Pennsylvania Press (August 01, 2018)

In The Captive Sea, Daniel Hershenzon explores the entangled histories of Muslim and Christian captives—and, by extension, of the Spanish Empire, Ottoman Algiers, and Morocco—in the seventeenth century to...


Galicia, A Sentimental Nation

by Helena Miguélez-Carballeira University of Wales Press (July 15, 2013)

Galicia, a non-state nation in north-west Spain, has often been portrayed as a sentimental nation, a misty land of poets and legends. This book offers the first study of this trope as a feminizing, colonial...


The Fatal Knot

by John Lawrence Tone The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

John Tone recounts the dramatic story of how, between 1808 and 1814, Spanish peasants created and sustained the world's first guerrilla insurgency movement, thereby playing a major role in Napoleon's defeat...


The Alhambra

by Irving Washington Editions Rhéartis (July 02, 2018)

For centuries travelers from all cultures have been amazed by this ageless beauty. The North American Washington Irving, prototype of romantic historian, begins a journey through Andalusian lands that will take...


Power Struggles

by Jaume Franquesa Indiana University Press (April 23, 2018)

Wind energy is often portrayed as a panacea for the environmental and political ills brought on by an overreliance on fossil fuels, but this characterization may ignore the impact wind farms have on the regions...


The Canary Islanders in Texas

by Armando Curbelo Fuentes & Félix D. Almaráz Jr. Maverick Books (May 30, 2018)

Immigrants from the archipelago of the Spanish Canary Islands off the coast of Western Africa played a vital role in San Antonio’s early history. Canary Islanders in Texas tells the story of the fifty-five...


The Rise of Euroskepticism

by Luis Martin-Estudillo Vanderbilt University Press (March 26, 2018)

Covering from 1915 to the present, this book deals with the role that artists and intellectuals have played regarding projects of European integration. Consciously or not, they partake of a tradition of Euroskepticism....


Cultivating Nature

by Sarah R. Hamilton University of Washington Press (April 01, 2018)

The watery terrain of the Albufera Natural Park, an area ten kilometers south of Valencia that is widely regarded as the birthplace of paella, has long been prized by residents and visitors alike. Since the...


Holland House and Portugal, 1793–1840

by Jose Baptista de Sousa Anthem Press (February 22, 2018)

‘Holland House and Portugal’, a study in political and diplomatic history, focuses on the relations between Lord Holland and Portugal from 1793 to 1840. The book traces the evolution of Holland’s views...


US–Spanish Relations after Franco, 1975–1989

by Morten Heiberg Lexington Books (February 19, 2018)

On September 26, 1953, the Eisenhower administration signed three executive agreements with General Franco’s regime, which allowed the United States to install military bases in Spain in exchange for economic...


Memory Battles of the Spanish Civil War

by Sebastiaan Faber Vanderbilt University Press (January 31, 2018)

The ability to forget the violent twentieth-century past was long seen as a virtue in Spain, even a duty. But the common wisdom has shifted as increasing numbers of Spaniards want to know what happened, who...


Historical Dictionary of Spain

by Angel Smith Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 29, 2017)

Since Spain’s transition to democracy there has been rapid economic modernization, the establishment of a functioning liberal democracy, and a cultural renaissance. One area in which ordinary Spaniards have...


Modern Spain and the Sephardim

by Maite Ojeda-Mata Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

Modern Spain and the Sephardim: Legitimizing Identities addresses the legal, political, symbolic, and conceptual consequences of the development of a new framework of relations between the Spanish state and...


Creating Conversos

by Roger Louis Martínez-Dávila University of Notre Dame Press (April 30, 2018)

In Creating Conversos, Roger Louis Martínez-Dávila skillfully unravels the complex story of Jews who converted to Catholicism in Spain between the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, migrated to colonial Mexico...


Beyond the Trenches – The Social and Cultural Impact of the Great War

by Elzbieta Katarzyna Dzikowska, Agata Handley & Piotr Zawilski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (October 10, 2017)

This collection of articles is the outcome of extensive investigations into archival materials, concerning the involvement of various nations in the Great War. The authors analyse the wartime experiences of...


Allies or Enemies

by Patrycia Jakobczyk-Adamczyk Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 31, 2015)

Spanish-British relations changed during the first three decades of the 19th century. Both states emerged victorious from the Napoleonic wars and were united by the alliance, but their respective strength was...


Chauvinism, Polish Style

by Grzegorz Krzywiec & Jaroslaw Garlinski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (January 22, 2016)

The book addresses the genesis of Polish integral nationalism and the role of Roman Dmowski as a co-founder of this phenomenon in the development of Polish political thought at the fin-de-siècle. Based on extensive...


Prostitution

by Frank Jacob Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 01, 2016)

Prostitution ist scheinbar genauso alt wie die Menschheit selbst und gilt nicht von ungefähr als das «älteste Gewerbe» überhaupt. Dieser Band versteht sich als interdisziplinäre, chronologisch sowie global...


Barbarian Europe

by Karol MODZELEWSKI, Ewa Macura & Elena Rozbicka Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 31, 2015)

European culture has been greatly influenced by the Christian Church and Greek and Roman culture. However, the peoples of Europe’s remote past, whom the Greeks, Romans, and their medieval heirs called the...


Barcelona and Madrid: Social Networks of the Avant-Garde

by Aránzazu Ascunce Arenas Bucknell University Press (March 15, 2012)

Throughout history, Barcelona and Madrid have competed in practically every aspect of social life, politics, and culture. By delving deep into the myriad of cultural and political complexities that surround...


Ideologies and Forms of Leisure and Recreation in Victorian Manchester

by Beata Kiersnowska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 21, 2017)

This book analyses certain ideologies which governed the middle class’ hegemonic approach to leisure in Victorian Manchester. The study presents different forms of leisure, recreation and entertainment in...


Temporary Croatization of Parts of Eastern Slovenia between the Sixteenth and Nineteenth Century

by Boris Golec Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 14, 2017)

This book analyzes the reasons for the emergence and extinction of the Croatian name in four Slovene border regions. The author uses comparative methods and a broad spectrum of sources. In the early Modern Age,...


American Responses to the Holocaust

by Hans Krabbendam & Derek Rubin Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 15, 2017)

This collection puts the topic of Jewish Studies and Holocaust Studies in a new American Studies perspective. This perspective compares the similarities and differences in responses and their transatlantic interaction....


Essays and Studies in Middle English

by Jacek Fisiak, Magdalena Bator & Marta Sylwanowicz Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 23, 2017)

This volume is a selection of papers presented at the 9th International Conference on Middle English held at Wyzsza Szkola Filologiczna (Philological School of Higher Education) in Wroclaw, Poland, from April...


Unequal Friendship

by Antoni Maczak Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 15, 2017)

This book analyzes the patron-client relationship over both space and time. It covers such areas of the globe as Europe, Africa and Latin America, and such periods in time as ancient Rome, seventeenth- and eighteenth-century...


Leap into Modernity – Political Economy of Growth on the Periphery, 1943–1980

by Adam Leszczynski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 09, 2017)

This book describes struggles of different countries and their development after World War II. It presents a panorama of different ideologies of accelerated development, which dominated the world just before...


Transcultural Approaches to the Concept of Imperial Rule in the Middle Ages

by Christian Scholl, Torben R. Gebhardt & Jan Clauß Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 03, 2017)

During the Middle Ages, rulers from different regions aspired to an idea of imperial hegemony. On the other hand, there were rulers who deliberately refused to be «emperors», although their reign showed characteristics...


The United States Immigration Policy and Immigrants’ Responses

by Agnieszka Malek & Dorota Praszalowicz Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 18, 2017)

The contributions in this book focus on U.S. migration policies, receiving society, ethnic communities and return migration. The authors analyze various aspects of migratory history ranging from the nineteenth...


Through the Back Door

by Jerzy Kochanowski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (February 01, 2017)

This book analyzes the history of the black market in Poland before the 1940s and the development of black-market phenomena in post-war Poland. The author evaluates the interrelation between black-market phenomena...


Intermarriage in Transylvania, 1895–2010

by Ioan Bolovan & Luminita Dumanescu Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 29, 2017)

This book reconstructs the perceptions about mixed marriages across generations, starting from a detailed analysis of the statistical background and a description of this phenomenon in the historical past, and...


Galdós and Medicine

by Michael Stannard Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (March 26, 2015)

Benito Pérez Galdós (1843–1920) is revered as Spain’s greatest nineteenth-century author. Writing in the realist tradition of Dickens, Zola and Balzac, he described life in Madrid with unequalled fidelity....