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- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 8.99
In this guide, a resident of Spain delves into every part of the Balearic Islands. He tells of the history and culture, and provides innumerable useful traveling tips. Everything is explored - the cities, the parks, the islands, the mountains, the foods. There is an extensive introduction to the whole of Spain, the history and culture, the foods and... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76
María de las Mercedes de Santa Cruz y Montalvo, condesa de Merlin (1789-1852). Cuba. Nació en una familia de la aristocracia habanera el 5 de febrero de 1789. Hija de Joaquín de Santa Cruz y Cárdenas y María Teresa Montalvo y O'Farril, condes de Jaruco y Mompox. La condesa de Merlin ingresó en el Convento de Santa Clara en La Habana a los ocho años... more...
- Potomac Books 2012; US$ 35.00
During the Spanish Civil War, foreign military officers wrote highly elaborate reports of their experiences at the front. One was attaché Col. Stephen O. Fuqua of the U.S. Army, who had once held the rank of major general. His presence was highly unusual, for most military observers were less-experienced captains, majors, and lieutenant colonels.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95
This is the first study in English of the political history of Muslim Spain and Portugal, based on Arab sources. It provides comprehensive coverage of events across the whole of the region from 711 to the fall of Granada in 1492. Up till now the history of this region has been badly neglected in comparison with studies of other states in medieval Europe.... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99
Details of all the state and national parks. This describes them all, from the vast national parks to little-visited wilderness preserves. Facilities, hiking trails, fees, campgrounds, fishing, canoeing, history, nearby attractions, directions - everything you need. Park maps show what to find and where to find it. Filled with contact numbers and addresses.... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99
The authors guide us through every corner of this fascinating region, where they have spent much of their time over many years. Gaudis Sagrada Familia in Barcelona is one of the most unusual churches in the world, with its melting sand-castle appearance and odd bubble-shaped spires. Catalonia's Costa Brava provides stunning views as the Mediterranean... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2011; US$ 7.99
Occupying its own corner in far northwestern Spain above Portugal, Galicia in topography resembles Ireland. It doesn't sound, smell or taste the same as what most have come to expect of Spain, either. The Gallegos are of Celtic origin - the name Galicia having been derived from Gallaeci, the Roman word for Celts. As if to debunk the charges that... more...
- 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...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 199.00
Drawing on arguments for and against the expulsion of the Moriscos, and using previously unpublished source material, this book compares the case against banishment made by the Christian humanist Pedro de Valencia with that in favour pleaded by Catholic apologists. 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...