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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...


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...


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 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...


Lucifer's Court

by Otto Rahn Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (February 28, 2008)

Rahn’s personal diary from his travels as occult investigator for the Third Reich

• First English translation of the author’s journeys in search of a Nordic equivalent to Mt. Sinai

• Explains why Lucifer...


The Portuguese in Malay Land

by Geraldo Affonso Muzzi Edições Vercial (December 11, 2011)

In his book “The Study Of Ancient Times In The Malay Peninsula”, Dato Sir Roland Braddell (1880-1966) writes, “No statement could be more untrue or more unwise than that Malaya has no history”. This...


Death in the Afternoon

by Ernest Hemingway Scribner (July 25, 2002)

Still considered one of the best books ever written about bullfighting, Death in the Afternoon is an impassioned look at the sport by one of its true aficionados. It reflects Hemingway's conviction that bullfighting...


The Last Days of the Spanish Republic

by Paul Preston William Collins (February 25, 2016)

Told for the first time in English, Paul Preston’s new book tells the story of a preventable tragedy that cost many thousands of lives and ruined tens of thousands more at the end of the Spanish Civil War....


The Grand Inquisitor's Manual

by Jonathan Kirsch HarperOne (October 06, 2009)

The Surprising History and Legacy of the Inquisition

The renowned historian and critic Jonathan Kirsch presents a sweeping history of the Inquisition and the ways in which it has served as the chief model for...


The Last Stalinist: The Life of Santiago Carrillo

by Paul Preston William Collins (January 06, 2015)

The life of the complex, ruthless adversary of General Franco, whose life spanned much of Spain’s turbulence in the 20th century.

From 1939 to 1975, the Spanish Communist Party, effectively lead for two decades...


A Concise History of the Spanish Civil War

by Paul Preston William Collins (January 09, 2014)

Map best viewed on a tablet device.

An account of the Spanish civil war which portrays the struggles of the war, as well as discussing the wider implications of the revolution in the Republican zone, the emergence...


Comrades (Text Only)

by Paul Preston Harper Perennial (July 10, 2012)

A brilliant portrait of the Spanish Civil War from our greatest historian of Spain. ‘Anyone interested in Spain will want this book.‘ Alan Massie, Daily Telegraph

A bravura new interpretation of the course,...


The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and Revenge (Text Only)

by Paul Preston Harper Perennial (July 10, 2012)

A rousing and full-blooded account of the Spanish Civil War and the rise to prominence of General Franco.

No modern conflict has inflamed the passions of both civilians and intellectuals as much as the Spanish...


Hell and Good Company

by Richard Rhodes Simon & Schuster (February 03, 2015)

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning and bestselling author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb, “The most extraordinary book about the Spanish Civil War ever encountered” (The Washington Post).

The Spanish Civil...