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- Hunter Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
When Spaniards speak of the Levante they refer to that long and narrow strip on the eastern Mediterranean coast claimed by the autonomous regions of Valencia and Murcia south of it. In this "land of the rising sun" the coastline, over 500 km (312 miles) of it, is a shared sight with the mountains rising in the interior. To the northwest... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 179.95
This book is an important contribution to the history of Spanish liberalism, as well as a study of the exile communities of 19th century Europe, detailing the political encounters and exchanges that were generated. Many exiles left their countries in the aftermath of failed uprisings, when attempts to establish forms of constitutional and representative... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 15.99
The Spanish civil war was a call to arms for 2,300 British volunteers, of which over 500 were from Scotland. The first book of its kind, 'Homage to Caledonia' examines Scotland's role in the conflict, detailing exactly why Scottish involvement was so profound. The book moves chronologically through events and places, firstly surveying the landscape... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2012; US$ 34.99
Helen Graham explores the origins, nature, and long-term consequences of the exterminatory civil war in Spain, charting the resonant forms of political, social, and cultural resistance to it and the memory and legacy these have left behind in Europe and beyond. Not least is the growing sense of the enormity of what, in greater European terms, the... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2013; US$ 34.99
Having succeeded in establishing themselves in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, in the early 16th century Spain and Portugal became the first imperial powers on a worldwide scale. Between 1580 and 1640, when these two entities were united, they achieved an almost global hegemony, constituting the largest political force in Europe and abroad.... more...
- De Gruyter 1993; US$ 26.43
Der glückliche Ausgang, den die seit dem Bürgerkrieg von General Franco beherrschte Geschichte Spaniens in den siebziger Jahren nahm, ist längst zu einem bevorzugten Studienobjekt der internationalen Forschung geworden. Dahinter steckt die Frage, inwiefern die gelungene Transición von der Militärdiktatur zur parlamentarischen Demokratie auch als Modell... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2012; US$ 34.99
?This is a biography of many facets offering a wealth of insight and textual content of particular relevance in the context of gender studies. It tells us much of the status of nurses in Britain in the 1930s. It is also an important contribution to the history of the International Brigades and the Republican medical services in the Spanish civil war... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
Any assessment of Philip II's rule assumes the appearance of a paradox. In analysing the nature and impact of Philip II's rule and government, the author seeks to examine the extent of the changes in royal finance, the economic and social issues, the impact of religion -- both within Spain and throughout its Empire -- and the aims and motives behind... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.99
At the beginning of the seventeenth century Spain was the foremost power in Europe. Yet during the hundred years that followed, it suffered an acute decline, economically and politically. Graham Darby traces the course of Spain's eventful history down to the inglorious end of the Habsburg monarchy and analyses the various, often conflicting, explanations... more...