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  • After the Civil Warby Michael Richards

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    A 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$ 110.00

    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 likely... more...

  • Bankruptcy of Empireby Carlos Marichal

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

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

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

    Wiley 2010; US$ 28.95 US$ 25.09

    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...

  • British Volunteers in the Spanish Civil Warby Richard Baxell

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    During the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939 almost 2,500 men and women left Britain to fight for the Spanish Republic. This book examines the role, experiences and contribution of the volunteers who fought in the British Battalion of the 15 International Brigadesasking: * Who were these volunteers? * Where did they come from? * Why did they go to... more...

  • British Women and the Spanish Civil Warby Angela Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • The Calabrian Charlatan 1598-1603by Eric Olsen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 150.00

    In 1598 a man - branded the Calabrian Charlatan by his Spanish opponents - appeared in Venice claiming to be King Sebastian, the Portuguese monarch who disappeared in battle some twenty years before. Over the next five years Venetians, Spaniards, and Portuguese wrangled over the true character and identity of the man. Was he a lunatic? Was he an impostor?... 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...