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  • 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...

  • All the Good Pilgrimsby Robert Ward

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 11.99

    All the Good Pilgrims is a personal and insightful tour of the Camino de Santiago, as Ward takes readers on a secular pilgrimage in which he reflects on his past journeys and contemplates the mysterious and enduring allure of this ancient and historic road. more...

  • The Alhambraby Robert Irwin

    Profile Books 2011; US$ 11.98

    The Alhambra, the 'red fort' on its rocky hill above Granada, with its fountained courts and gardens, and intricate decoration, has long been a byword for exotic and melancholy beauty. In a stimulating new book in the 'Wonders of the World' series Robert Irwin, Arabist and novelist, examines its engrossing and often mysterious history. Built by a... more...

  • Madridby Jules Stewart

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 28.00

    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...

  • The British on The Costa Del Solby Karen O'Reilly

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    'Brits in Spain' first achieved notoriety during the 1980s - popularly imagined as a group made up of exiled criminals, drunken hooligans and leathery looking pensioners - welcome to 'Little England'! The British on the Costa Del Sol is the very first book to study this British expatriate community in any great depth and, through use of interviews... more...

  • The Triumph of Democracy in Spainby Paul Preston

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    The Triumph of Democracy in Spain tells a gripping story of the tortuous creation of Spain's constitutional monarchy. The book provides an authoritative account of the tribulations of the forces of progress, beginning in 1969 with the disintegration of Franco's dictatorship and ending with the remarkable Socialist election victory in 1982. more...

  • Fear and Progressby Antonio Cazorla Sanchez

    Wiley 2009; US$ 113.95

    Utilizing hundreds of confidential documents from authorities in the Franco government, Fear and Progress: Ordinary Lives in Franco's Spain, 1939-1975 recounts the experiences of Spanish citizens who lived during the 40-year Franco dictatorship. Rejects traditional explanations of the length of Franco's power and the dictator's legacy Utilizes... more...

  • A Memorandum for the President of the Royal Audiencia and Chancery Court of the City and Kingdom of Granadaby Francisco Nez Muley; Vincent Barletta

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 17.50

    Conquered in 1492 and colonized by invading Castilians, the city and kingdom of Granada faced radical changes imposed by its occupiers throughout the first half of the sixteenth century—including the forced conversion of its native Muslim population. Written by Francisco Núñez Muley, one of many coerced Christian converts, this extraordinary... more...

  • Making Democracy in Spainby Joe Foweraker

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 53.00

    The story of the unsung heroes whose struggles prepared the transition to democracy in Spain. more...

  • Al-Andalus, Sepharad and Medieval Iberiaby Ivy Corfis

    BRILL 2010; US$ 117.00

    This volume show the many facets of contact in al-Andalus and Medieval Iberia, with issues still vital after more than a millennium as cultures face off and open or close frontiers to ideas, customs, ideologies and the arts. more...