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  • Impurity of Bloodby Joshua Goode

    LSU Press 2009; US$ 24.95

    Impurity of Blood analyzes the proposition of Spanish racial thought in the late 19th and early 20th centuries that racial strength came from a fusion of different groups, rather than from a kind of racial purity. By providing a history of ethnic thought in Spain in the medieval and early modern era, and by studying the formation of racial thought... more...

  • The Portugueseby Barry Hatton

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 13.99

    Portugal is an established member of the European Union, one of the founders of the euro currency and a founder member of NATO. Yet it is an inconspicuous and largely overlooked country on the continent’s south-west rim.In the fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Age of Discovery the Portuguese led Europe out of the Mediterranean into the Atlantic... more...

  • The Portuguese Revolution (1640-1668)by David Lewis Tengwall

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 179.95

    This study examines the major events that led to the Spanish control of Portugal in 1580 and the major causes of the revolt in 1640. Included is a detailed study of the emergence of the Portuguese military, the social and economic conditions that played a decisive role during the Revolution, and the emergence of a national spirit that led to the defeat... more...

  • Portugal's Guerrilla Wars in Africaby Al Venter

    Helion & Company 2013; US$ 25.00

    Nominated for the NYMAS Arthur Goodzeit Book Award 2013Portugal's three wars in Africa in Angola, Mozambique and Portuguese Guinea (Guiné-Bissau today) lasted almost 13 years - longer than the United States Army fought in Vietnam. Yet they are among the most underreported conflicts of the modern era. Commonly referred to as Lisbon's Overseas... more...

  • Commentaries of Ruy Freyre de Andradaby C. R. Boxer

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1930. ' The Broadway Travellers consolidates its already high reputation by issuing this volume...' Spectator This is the first translation of the Commentarios since original publication in 1647. Copies of the original are very rare yet the work covers an historically significant period, describing the operations leading up... more...

  • Negotiating Spain and Cataloniaby Fernando Leon Solis

    Intellect Books Ltd 2003; US$ 32.00

    This book is a narrative study of four main discourses of national identity in Spain, with a special focus on Catalonia as disseminated in the Spanish press in the period between 1993-1996. The narrative analysis of the discourses of national identity is contained within two sections. The first deals with Spanish press coverage of the 1994 USA Football... more...

  • Twilight of the Gothsby Harold Livermore

    Intellect Books Ltd 2006; US$ 32.00

    Toledo, former capital of Spain until 1560, is now one of the most monumental of Spanish cities. In Roman times, it was originally a modest tribal township, which was eventually elevated to a national capital by the Visigoths (one of two main branches of the Goths, who along with their cousins, the Ostrogoths in South Russia, were considered barbarians... more...

  • Utopias of Othernessby Fernando Arenas

    University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 67.50

    In Utopias of Otherness, Fernando Arenas considers Portugal and Brazil, both subject to the economic, political, and cultural forces of postmodern globalization. Arenas analyzes responses to these trends in contemporary writers including José Saramago, Caio Fernando Abreu, Maria Isabel Barreno, Vergílio Ferreira, Clarice Lispector, and Maria Gabriela... more...

  • A Nation upon the Ocean Seaby Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 19.99

    With the opening of sea routes in the fifteenth century, groups of men and women left Portugal to establish themselves across the ports and cities of the Atlantic or Ocean sea. They were refugees and migrants, traders and mariners, Jews , Catholics, and the Marranos of mixed Judaic-Catholic culture. They formed a diasporic community known by contemporaries... more...

  • Renascent Empire?by Glenn J. Ames

    Amsterdam University Press 2001; US$ 55.50

    A detailed study about Portuguese colonial policy in Asia more...