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  • Two Middle-Aged Ladies in Andaluciaby Penelope Chetwode

    Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57

    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...

  • Gibraltarby Gareth Stockey; Chris Grocott

    University of Wales Press 2012; US$ 120.00

    A timely and up-to-date history of a place and people embroiled in an enduring international dispute. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Spainby William Chislett

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 17.95

    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...

  • Spanien nach Francoby Walther Bernecker; Carlos Collado Seidel

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 35.00

    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 Transiciķn von der Militärdiktatur zur parlamentarischen Demokratie auch als Modell... more...

  • Last Days of the Bus Clubby Chris Stewart

    Sort Of Books 2014; US$ 5.82

    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 Germā 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...