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  • Last Days of the Bus Clubby Chris Stewart

    Sort Of Books 2014; US$ 7.99

    It's two decades since Chris Stewart moved to his farm on the wrong side of a river in the mountains of southern Spain and his daughter Chloe is preparing to fly the nest for university. In this latest, typically hilarious dispatch from El Valero, we find Chris, now something of a local literary celebrity, using that fame to help out his old sheep-shearing... more...

  • Contemporary Spanish Foreign Policyby David Garcia; Ramon Pacheco Pardo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the evolution of Spanish foreign policy since 1975, through five different presidencies, spanning its transformation from a dictatorial political system and backward economy to a modern European state, fully democratic and with a well-functioning market economy, under strain from the Eurozone Sovereign Debt crisis. It explains... more...

  • Granadaby Steven Nightingale

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 27.99

    Andalusia: ancient homeland of the mysterious Iberians, birthplace of Roman emperors, seedbed of modern Anarchism, and unmarked gravesite of Spain?s greatest lyric poet. Perhaps most importantly, Andalusia is home to the city of Granada, where a hybrid culture composed of Islamic, Jewish, and Christian traditions gave rise to an intellectual vanguard... more...

  • Disdain, Distrust and Dissolutionby GermÓ Bel

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 54.99

    Support for independence in Catalonia has increased rapidly over the past decade. This dynamic is the result of Catalans in political, economic, and academic fields who no longer believe that the necessary reform of Spanish government is a viable option in terms of achieving an acceptable arrangement for Catalonia to stay within the Spanish state.... more...

  • Two Middle-Aged Ladies in Andaluciaby Penelope Chetwode

    Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99

    Penelope Chetwode's middle-aged companion on her ride over the mule tracks and goat paths of Andalusia in 1961 was a twelve-year-old mare, La Marquesa. This treasured animal, borrowed from the Duke of Wellington's Spanish stables, brought her experience of native travel conditions to the expedition, which was otherwise inspired by the author's reading... more...

  • Spainby William Chislett

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 17.95 US$ 15.44

    Spain has undergone significant transformations over the past three decades. In Spain: What Everyone Needs to Know? , veteran journalist William Chislett recounts the country's fascinating and often turbulent history, its present economic crisis, and talks about the road ahead for the nation. more...

  • Gibraltarby Peter Gold

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    The year 2004 marks three hundred years since Britain took possession of Gibraltar, a rocky promontory at the foot of the Iberian Peninsula sometimes referred to as 'The Rock'. Gibraltar: British or Spanish? provides a detailed study of the attempts that have been made by Spain, especially since 1984 when Britain and Spain signed an agreement to... more...

  • Spanish Lessonsby Derek Lambert

    Crown/Archetype 2000; US$ 19.00

    In the shrewd, comical spirit of Peter Mayle and Bill Bryson, Derek Lambert discovers the charms and idiosyncrasies of Spain as he experiences the rewards and frustrations of beginning a new life there. [set as a headline] As Lambert and his wife set about restoring their moldering casita on Spain?s Mediterranean Costa Blanca and learning to live... more...

  • Freedom for Catalonia?by John Hargreaves

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    In-depth analysis of the political and cultural impact of the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona. more...

  • Territory and Terrorby Jan Mansvelt Beck

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    All Basque interpretations of national power have resulted in an uneasy mix of often fragmented and conflicting territorial identifications. Basques can identify themselves with France, Spain or an imagined Basque nation state. Territory and Terror confronts the imagined and actual territorial dimensions of nationalism, shedding new light on the... more...