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  • After the Civil Warby Michael Richards

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 28.00

    Fascinating study of how the memory of Spain's bloody civil war has been contested from 1939 to the present. more...

  • Amerindian Images and the Legacy of Columbusby Rene Jara; Nicholas Spadaccini

    University of Minnesota Press 1992; US$ 90.00

    The legacy of Columbus?s discovery of the New World and its subsequent colonization is a current focus of much historical investigation. Columbus himself continues to be a cipher like the signature he crafted for himself, a signature no one has been able to decode. What is certain, however, is that this signature symbolized the construction of a colonial... 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...

  • The Baker Who Pretended to Be King of Portugalby Ruth MacKay

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 29.00

    On August 4, 1578, in an ill-conceived attempt to wrest Morocco back from the hands of the infidel Moors, King Sebastian of Portugal led his troops to slaughter and was himself slain. Sixteen years later, King Sebastian rose again. In one of the most famous of European impostures, Gabriel de Espinosa, an ex-soldier and baker by trade—and most... more...

  • Bankruptcy of Empireby Carlos Marichal

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    Examines the expenditures of the imperial wars, which were so great that they eventually bankrupted the monarchy in Spain. more...

  • Bartolom de las Casas and the Conquest of the Americasby Lawrence A. Clayton

    Wiley 2010; US$ 97.95

    This is a short history of the age of exploration and the conquest of the Americas told through the experience of Bartolomé de las Casas, a Dominican friar who fervently defended the American Indians, and the single most important figure of the period after Columbus. Explores the period known as the Encounter, which was characterized by intensive... more...

  • The Battle for Spainby Antony Beevor

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 18.00

    A fresh and acclaimed account of the Spanish Civil War by the bestselling author of Stalingrad and The Fall Of Berlin 1945 To mark the 70th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War's outbreak, Antony Beevor has written a completely updated and revised account of one of the most bitter and hard-fought wars of the twentieth century. With new material... more...

  • A Brief History of the Celtsby Peter Berresford Ellis

    Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 13.11

    For centuries the Celts held sway in Europe. Even after their conquest by the Romans, their culture remained vigorous, ensuring that much of it endured to feed an endless fascination with Celtic history and myths, artwork and treasures. A foremost authority on the Celtic peoples and their culture, Peter Berresford Ellis presents an invigoration overview... more...

  • British Volunteers in the Spanish Civil Warby Richard Baxell

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 216.00

    In contrast to recent revisionist interpretations, this work stresses the crucial importance of the war experience itself, rather than political ideology, in the understanding of the volunteers's role and experiences within the Spanish war. more...

  • British Women and the Spanish Civil Warby Angela Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95

    Through oral and written narratives, this book examines the interaction between women and the war in Spain, their motivation, the distinctive form of their involvment and the effect of the war on their individual lives. These themes are related to wider issues, such as the nature of memory and the role of women within the public sphere. The extent... more...