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- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 40.60
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 46.00
Michael Alpert's study of the Spanish Civil War is dedicated to the international aspects of the conflict, and covers the whole era, setting the action in Spain against major events throughout the world of the 1930s. Since the first edition of this book new archival material has become available and this fully revised edition includes the latest research... 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 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 130.00
In Spain between 1936-1945, the Franco regime carried out one Europe?s more brutal but less remembered programs of mass repression. Many were murdered by the regime?s death squads, and in some areas Francoists also subjected up to 15% of the population to summary military trials. Here many suffered the death sentence or jail terms up to thirty years.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Historians have only recently established the scale of the violence carried out by the supporters of General Franco during and after the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939. An estimated 88,000 unidentified victims of Francoist violence remain to be exhumed from mass graves and given a dignified burial, and for decades, the history of these victims has... more...
- 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 36.00
Authoring the Past surveys medieval Catalan historiography, shedding light on the emergence and evolution of historical writing and autobiography in the Middle Ages, on questions of authority and authorship, and on the links between history and politics during the period. Jaume Aurell examines texts from the late twelfth to the late fourteenth... more...