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- Michelin Travel & Lifestyle 2010; US$ 6.99
his eBook version of Must Sees Barcelona by Michelin is ideal for hitting the city's highlights for a 24-hour visit, a weekend or longer. Explore the Barri Gòtic. See Gaudi?s masterpieces Sagrada Familia and Parc Güell. Take in the Picasso Museum, an FC Barcelona match, the colorful Boqueria market, the funicular to the Miro Foundation, and old... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 132.00
Brings together a range of approaches to the material culture of Islamic Iberia, highlighting directions in Anglo-American scholarship in this field since the influential exhibition in 1992, Al-Andalus: the Art of Islamic Spain. This volume explores topics such as relationship between Andalusi literature and art and domestic architecture. more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 138.00
Starting in the nineteenth century the scholarly consensus has been to attribute the decline of the Spanish empire to structural rigidity, corrupt bureaucracy and repressive policies. In "The Empire of the Cities," Aurelio Espinosa challenges these theories and offers groundbreaking insight into Spain's political process and emphasizes... 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Drawing on arguments for and against the expulsion of the Moriscos, and using previously unpublished source material, this book compares the case against banishment made by the Christian humanist Pedro de Valencia with that in favour pleaded by Catholic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...
- 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 2012; US$ 59.99
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...
- 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...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2014; US$ 11.16
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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 55.87
Zwischen 1996 und 2011 gab es in Spanien intensive öffentliche Debatten über den Umgang mit der jüngeren Vergangenheit. In diesem erinnerungspolitischen Kampf um Deutungshoheit wurden populärkulturelle Kino- und TV-Produktionen mit zeithistorischem Sujet zu Multiplikatoren mit katalysatorischem Wirkungspotenzial. Sie konstruierten Vergangenheit aktiv... more...
- Transworld 2009; US$ 11.54
After working for four years at a leading London book publisher, Polly Evans moved to Hong Kong where she spent many happy hours as a senior editor on the city's biggest entertainment weekly. But fighting deadlines from a twizzly office chair and free use of the coffee machine seemed just too easy. So Polly exchanged the shiny red cabs of Hong Kong... more...