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  • Thinking Barcelonaby Edgar Illas

    Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 60.00

    Thinking Barcelona studies the ideological work that redefined Barcelona during the 1980s and adapted the city to a new economy of tourism, culture, and services. It does so by examining political speeches and scripts of the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games ceremonies, with special focus on Xavier Rubert de Ventós’s screenplay for the reception... more...

  • George Sand & Frederick Chopinby Sand

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Voices of the Old Seaby Norman Lewis

    Eland Publishing 2013; US$ 14.57

    In the late 1940s, Norman Lewis settled in a remote fishing village on what is now the Costa Brava, relishing a society where men regulated their lives by the sardine shoals of spring and autumn and the tuna fishing of summer, and where women kept goats and gardens, arranged marriages and made frugal ends meet. Over the course of three years he watches... more...

  • Madridby Jules Stewart

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95

    At the heart of the Castilian plateau, far from the coastal towns and ports of Spain, sits the great city of Madrid. Perched some 2,200 feet above the distant sea, it is at once the loftiest and also the most enigmatic of Europe?s capitals: hard to decipher for the Spanish and for foreigners alike. Its intense character and the abrupt manner and hectic... more...

  • Expressing Identities in the Basque Arenaby Jeremy MacClancy

    Boydell & Brewer 2007; US$ 95.00

    Redresses the balance on the human and cultural aspects of the idea of being Basque in the modern world. more...

  • Hunting Nazis in Franco's Spainby David A. Messenger

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    In the waning days and immediate aftermath of World War II, Nazi diplomats and spies based in Spain decided to stay rather than return to a defeated Germany. The decidedly pro-German dictatorship of General Francisco Franco gave them refuge and welcomed other officials and agents from the Third Reich who had escaped and made their way to Iberia. Amid... more...

  • A Companion to Galician Cultureby Helena Miguélez-Carballeira

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    The first in-depth yet accessible introduction to Galician history and culture for both lay and specialized readers. more...

  • Mass Killings and Violence in Spain, 1936-1952by Peter Anderson; Miguel Ángel del Arco Blanco

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Burgos in the Peninsular War, 1808-1814by Charles Esdaile; Philip Freeman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    For a full month in the autumn of 1812 the 2,000-strong garrison of the fortress the French had constructed to overawe the city of Burgos defied the Duke of Wellington. In this work a leading historian of the Peninsular teams up with a leading conflict archaeologist to examine the reasons for Wellington's failure. more...

  • Road Of Stars To Santiagoby Edward F. Stanton

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    In the tradition of Colin Fletcher's The Man Who Walked Through Time and William Least Heat-Moon's Blue Highways , Edward F. Stanton has written a quietly beautiful and engrossing account of his own pilgrimage. Road of Stars to Santiago is a personal story of his journey along what has been called "the premier cultural route of Europe." ... more...