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  • 'Goodbye, Spain?'by Kathryn Crameri

    Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Kathryn Crameri is the head of the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Glasgow. She is the author of Catalonia : National Identity and Cultural Policy 1980?2003 . 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...

  • 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...

  • Andalucia: Sevilla, Córdoba, Málaga & Spain's Costa del Solby Kelly Lipscomb

    Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 6.99

    In this guide, a resident of Spain delves into every part of Andalucia. He tells of the history and culture, and provides innumerable useful traveling tips. Everything is explored - the cities, the parks, the islands, the mountains, the foods. There is an extensive introduction to the whole of Spain, the history and culture, the foods and wines, the... more...

  • Authoring the Pastby Jaume Aurell

    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...

  • Barcelonaby Robert Hughes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 22.00

    Barcelona is Robert Hughes's monumentally informed and irresistibly opinionated guide to the most un-Spanish city in Spain. Hughes scrolls through Barcelona's often violent history; tells the stories of its kings, poets, magnates, and revolutionaries; and ushers readers through municipal landmarks that range from Antoni Gaudi's sublimely surreal... more...

  • Barcelona's Vocation of Modernityby Joan Ramon Resina

    Stanford University Press 2008; US$ 62.50

    Barcelona's Vocation of Modernity is a study of the emergence and development of the cultural image of the Iberian peninsula?s foremost modern city. more...

  • The Basque Countryby Paddy Woodworth

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 13.99

    The Basque Country is a land of fascinating paradoxes and enigmas. Home to one of Europe's oldest peoples and most mysterious languages, with a living folklore rich in archaic rituals and dances, it also boasts a dynamic post-modern energy, with the reinvention of Bilbao creating a model for the twenty-first-century city of cultural services and... 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...

  • Burgos in the Peninsular War, 1808-1814by Charles Esdaile; Philip Freeman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    For a full month in the autumn of 1812 the 2,000-strong garrison of the fortress the French had constructed to overawe the city of Burgos defied the Duke of Wellington. In this work a leading historian of the Peninsular teams up with a leading conflict archaeologist to examine the reasons for Wellington's failure. more...