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  • Spanische Geschichteby Walther L. Bernecker

    C.H. Beck 2015; Not Available

    Dieses Buch bietet einen Überblick über die wechselvolle Geschichte Spaniens vom ausgehenden Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart. Mit dem Blick für das Wesentliche skizziert der Autor die Entwicklungen seit Gründung der spanischen Monarchie im 15. Jahrhundert und lässt deutlich werden, wie das Land zu dem wurde, was es heute ist. Neben den großen historischen... more...

  • Geschichte Portugalsby Walther L. Bernecker; Horst Pietschmann

    C.H. Beck 2015; Not Available

    Walther L. Bernecker, Professor für Auslandswissenschaft an der Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, und Horst Pietschmann, emeritierter Professor für Geschichte Lateinamerikas an der Universität Hamburg, bieten in diesem Band einen fundierten Überblick über die wechselhafte Geschichte des Landes vom Spätmittelalter bis zur Gegenwart. Der erste Teil des... more...

  • The Concession of Évora Monteby Ron B. Thomson

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    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. more...

  • Abenteuer Nordwestpassageby

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 43.24

    Sei es der Wunsch nach einem kurzen Seeweg zu den Reichtümern Ostasiens, seien es Wissensdurst oder nationales Prestigedenken gewesen: verschiedenste Beweggründe brachten Seefahrer über die Jahrhunderte dazu, nach der Nordwestpassage zu suchen. Als es Roald Amundsen schließlich gelang, sie vollständig zu durchfahren (1903-1906), hatte die Suche bereits... more...

  • The Muslim Struggle for Civil Rights in Spainby Aitana Guia

    Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    This book looks at how Muslims in Spain have changed legislation linked to religious pluralism and immigration and have fortified Spain?s frail history and practice of democracy since 1975. Spanish Muslims have achieved this through active civil engagement and a persistent struggle for rights and for status as immigrants and as citizens on par with... more...

  • Portugalby Simon Kamm

    Ch. Links Verlag 2014; US$ 9.45

    Melancholisch und lebensfroh, rebellisch und sanft, stolz und gastfreundlich - mit viel Sympathie blicken die europäischen Nachbarn auf die Portugiesen, die scheinbar Unvereinbares verknüpfen. Portugal hat sich in den letzten Jahrzehnten in einem atemberaubenden Tempo von einer abgeschotteten und in allen Bereichen zurückgebliebenen ländlichen Agrargesellschaft... more...

  • King Charles III (NHB Modern Plays)by Mike Bartlett

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    A provocative drama, drawing on the style and structure of a Shakespearean history play, which explores the people beneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of our democracy, and the conscience of Britain’s most famous family. Queen Elizabeth II is dead. After a lifetime of waiting, her son ascends the throne. A future of power. But how to... more...

  • Memorial en defensa de las costumbres moriscasby Francisco Núñez Muley

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 1.00

    El Memorial is a request to the Christian institutions of Spain to withdraw the ban on the Moors that prohibited them from speaking their language, wearing their costumes, and celebrating with their own music and festivals. The author respected Moorish society, and this piece marked the beginning of a Moorish rebellion. It is an important document... 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...

  • 1808: The Flight of the Emperorby Laurentino Gomes

    Lyons Press 2013; US$ 27.99

    In a time of terror for Europe?s monarchs?imprisoned, exiled, executed?Napoleon?s army marched toward Lisbon. Cornered, Prince Regent João had to make the most fraught decision of his life. Protected by the British Navy, he fled to Brazil with his entire family, including his deranged mother, most of the nobility, and the entire state apparatus.... more...