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  • Gibraltar, Identity and Empireby E.G. Archer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Parallel Historiesby James S. Amelang

    LSU Press 2013; US$ 25.95

    The distinct religious culture of early modern Spain -- characterized by religious unity at a time when fierce civil wars between Catholics and Protestants fractured northern Europe -- is further understood through examining the expulsion of the Jews and suspected Muslims. While these two groups had previously lived peaceably, if sometimes uneasily,... more...

  • Ethnicity and Violenceby Diego Muro

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a genealogy of radical Basque nationalism and the means by which this complex, often violent, political movement has reinforced Basque identity. Radical nationalists are mobilized by a shared frame of reference where ethnicity and violence are intertwined in a nostalgic recreation of a golden age and a quasi-religious imperative... more...

  • Homage to Caledoniaby Daniel Gray

    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...

  • The War and Its Shadowby Helen Graham

    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...

  • Polycentric Monarchiesby Pedro Cardim; Tamar Herzog; José Javier Ruiz Ibáńez; Gaetano Sabatini

    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...

  • Spanien nach Francoby Walther Bernecker; Carlos Collado Seidel

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 26.70

    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...

  • Anthropology and Migrationby Caroline B. Brettell

    AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 37.99

    Brettell's new book provides new insight into the processes of migration and transnationalism from an anthropological perspective. She analyzes macro and micro approaches to migration theory, utilizing her extensive fieldwork in Portugal and many other countries. Key issues she discusses include: immigrant incorporation vs. assimilation models; the... more...

  • 'For Us It Was Heaven'by Angela Jackson

    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...

  • Philip IIby Geoffrey Woodward

    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...