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  • The Resilience of the Spanish Monarchy 1665-1700by Christopher Storrs

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 154.99

    A radical new analysis of how and why Spain and its empire survived during the reign of the last Spanish Habsburg, Carlos II (1665-1700). As Storrs makes clear, the survival of the Spanish empire in this period was not wholly due to the aid of its new-found allies: in fact, it was a state and society more clearly committed to the retention of empire... more...

  • Early Islamic Spainby David James

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    Including maps, an extensive introduction and notes and commentary by the translator, Early Islamic Spain is the first English language translation of the important history of Islamic Spain by Ibn al-Qutiyyah, one of the earliest and significant histories of Muslim Spain and an important source for scholars. more...

  • Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614by L. P. Harvey

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    On December 18, 1499, the Muslims in Granada revolted against the Christian city government's attempts to suppress their rights to live and worship as followers of Islam. Although the Granada riot was a local phenomenon that was soon contained, subsequent widespread rebellion provided the Christian government with an excuse—or justification,... more...

  • Anglo-American Hispanists and the Spanish Civil Warby Sebastiaan Faber

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00

    In this book, Faber assesses the long-term impact of the Spanish Civil War on Hispanic Studies as an academic field in the United States and Great Britain. Combining institutional history with biography, the book gives a compelling account of the dilemmas that the war posed for four Hispanists who turned their love of Spain into their life's work. more...

  • Spanish Republic and the Civil War, 1931-1939by Gabriel Jackson

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 75.00

    At the time of its occurrence, the Spanish Civil War epitomized for the Western world the confrontation of democracy, fascism, and communism. An entire generation of Englishmen and Americans felt a deeper emotional involvement in that war than in any other world event of their lifetimes, including the Second World War. On the Continent, its "lessons,"... more...

  • The Portuguese Revolution (1640-1668)by David Lewis Tengwall

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 179.95

    This study examines the major events that led to the Spanish control of Portugal in 1580 and the major causes of the revolt in 1640. Included is a detailed study of the emergence of the Portuguese military, the social and economic conditions that played a decisive role during the Revolution, and the emergence of a national spirit that led to the defeat... more...

  • Warnings to the Kings and Advice on Restoring Spainby María de Guevara; Nieves Romero-Díaz

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00

    During a pivotal point in Spanish history, aristocrat María de Guevara (?–1683) produced two extraordinary essays that appealed for strong leadership, protested political corruption, and demanded the inclusion of women in the court’s decision making. “Treaty” gave Philip IV practical suggestions for fighting the war against... more...

  • Franco and the Spanish Civil Warby Filipe Ribeiro De Meneses

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 36.95

    Places the war in its national and global contexts, exploring both nationalist and republican points of view and giving due attention to foreign participation in the conflict. more...

  • Coming of the Spanish Civil Warby Paul Preston

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.95

    This classic text is made newly available in a substantially revised and updated second edition. more...

  • Revolution and War in Spain, 1931-1939by Paul Preston

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    This collection of essays constitutes a magnificent monument to recent scholarship on the Second Republic and the Civil War. It is indispensable for a full understanding of the period.' - Raymond Carr more...