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- BRILL 2007; US$ 132.00
Brings together a range of approaches to the material culture of Islamic Iberia, highlighting directions in Anglo-American scholarship in this field since the influential exhibition in 1992, Al-Andalus: the Art of Islamic Spain. This volume explores topics such as relationship between Andalusi literature and art and domestic architecture. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
The principal argument in Gibraltar and Empire is that Gibraltarians constitute a separate and distinctive people, notwithstanding the political stance taken by the government of Spain. Various factors - environmental, ethnic, economic, political, religious, linguistic, educational and informal - are adduced to explain the emergence of a sense... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 36.00
Authoring the Past surveys medieval Catalan historiography, shedding light on the emergence and evolution of historical writing and autobiography in the Middle Ages, on questions of authority and authorship, and on the links between history and politics during the period. Jaume Aurell examines texts from the late twelfth to the late fourteenth... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 54.99
Support for independence in Catalonia has increased rapidly over the past decade. This dynamic is the result of Catalans in political, economic, and academic fields who no longer believe that the necessary reform of Spanish government is a viable option in terms of achieving an acceptable arrangement for Catalonia to stay within the Spanish state.... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 8.99
This guide is based on our larger Adventure Guide to Scandinavia, but with abundant color photographs added. The author is a native of Sweden and knows the region intimately. Discover Scandinavia's pristine wilderness with suggestions on the best places to ski, hike, cycle, canoe and dogsled. In Sweden, half the country is forested and there are... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 84.99
Historical Dictionary of the Catalans deals not only with the people who live in Catalonia, but with the language and culture of the Catalan countries. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, places, events, institutions, and aspects of culture,... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99
The authors guide us through every corner of this fascinating region, where they have spent much of their time over many years. Gaudis Sagrada Familia in Barcelona is one of the most unusual churches in the world, with its melting sand-castle appearance and odd bubble-shaped spires. Catalonia's Costa Brava provides stunning views as the Mediterranean... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1979; US$ 36.00
Explores two major themes in Spanish historiography - the consequences of the expulsion of the Moriscos and the way in which the Habsburg Monarchy kept or lost control over its peripheral provinces. more...