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- Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00
Spanish identity in the age of nations offers the first comprehensive account in any language of the formation and development of Spanish national identity from ancient times to the present. Much has been written on French, British and German nationalism, but remarkably little has been published on Spanish nationalism. Paradoxically, even in Spain... more...
- Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 15.99
After World War II, Norman Lewis returned to Spain and settled in the remote fishing village of Farol, on what is now Costa Brava. Voices of the Old Sea describes his three successive summers in that almost medieval community where life revolved around the seasonal sardine catches, Alcade's bar, and satisfying feuds with neighboring villages. It's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00
The principal argument in Gibraltar and Empire is that Gibraltarians constitute a separate and distinctive people, notwithstanding the political stance taken by the government of Spain. Various factors - environmental, ethnic, economic, political, religious, linguistic, educational and informal - are adduced to explain the emergence of a sense... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 210.00
George Sand recounts the story of her 1838 winter in Majorca, a winter she passed in the company of Frederick Chopin. She describes the natural beauties of Majorca as well as the rumblings of approaching war. more...
- Edhasa 2012; US$ 12.13
La batalla de las Navas de Tolosa ha pasado a la historia como un acontecimiento decisivo sobre todo porque marca el principio del fin de la presencia musulmana en la Península. Carlos Vara alianza con detalle tanto la composición de las fuerzas contendientes (navarros, castellanos, catalanoaragoneses, órdenes militares, etc.) como la organización... more...
- Edhasa 2012; US$ 5.92
El nacionalismo es, junto con la aguda crisis económica, el gran reto al que se enfrenta la Europa de nuestro tiempo. La ?cuestión catalana? se ha situado en el centro del debate político y ha recibido una extraordinaria atención mediática, tanto dentro como allende nuestras milenarias fronteras, reavivando de este modo una polémica que no ha perdido... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1988; US$ 29.95
In the 1930s Spain underwent a period of intense and bloody upheaval that culminated in three years of civil war and the triumph of the Nationalist rebels under General Franco. Hundreds of thousands of Spanish - and non-Spanish - people died in their struggle against what was seen as the greatest evil of the time: fascism and its commitment to the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 26.95
The Spanish Civil War was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the modern era. This book covers: * its background with the fall of the monarchy and the Second Republic * Franco and Fascism * the conflict itself * the role of foreign powers * the legacy of the war. Including narrative, questions and analysis of a wide variety of sources from popular... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 226.00
Written by one of the most celebrated historians of the Spanish Civil War, this book presents a fascinating account of the origins of the war and the nature and importance of conspiracy for the extreme right. Based on exhaustive research, and written with lucidity and considerable humour, it acts as both an outstanding introduction to the vast literature... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2000; US$ 19.00
As Lambert and his wife set about restoring their moldering casita on Spain?s Mediterranean Costa Blanca and learning to live the life of Spanish villagers, he introduces us to a nation far removed from the matadors, tapas bars, and sangria swillers. He uncovers the ?real? Spain?a nation of passionate, eccentric, often contradictory, but always... more...