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- LSU Press 2015; US$ 42.50
Encompassing numerous territories across four different continents, Portugal's early modern empire depended upon a vast and complex bureaucracy, yet colonial power did not reside solely in the centralized state. In a masterful reconceptualization of the functioning of empire, Erik Lars Myrup's Power and Corruption in the Early Modern Portuguese World... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1969; US$ 14.95
In 1936 Orwell went to Spain to report on the Civil War and instead joined the fight against the Fascists. This famous account describes the war and Orwell?s experiences. Introduction by Lionel Trilling, foreword by Adam Hochschild. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 12.99
Amid the rubble of a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe, the Hotel Florida on Madrid's chic Gran Via has become a haven for foreign journalists and writers. It is here that six people meet and find their lives changed forever. Ernest Hemingway, his career stalled, his marriage sour, hopes that this war... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 52.99
Zoltán Biedermann?s book explores the Portuguese presence in Sri Lanka and South India with an emphasis on connections, interactions and adaptations. An introduction, six freshly revised case studies and an afterword provide historical insights into the making of Portuguese power in the region and point out new ways forward in the study of the subject.... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 2.85
La mujer del porvenir es un vibrante y lúcido ensayo sobre la independencia de la mujer y su futuro en la sociedad moderna. Escrito en la España del siglo XIX, este texto destaca por espíritu vanguardista. Biographische Informationen Concepción Arenal more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 5.72
La Historia de los heterodoxos españoles es un documentado estudio de los movimientos espirituales contracorriente de la península Ibérica. Biographische Informationen Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo (1856-1912). España. Estudió en la Universidad de Barcelona (1871-1873) con Milá y Fontanals, en la de Madrid (1873), y en Valladolid (1874), donde... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.95
The real story of the Spanish Armada. In the winter of 1587 the Spanish Armada, the largest force of warships ever assembled, set sail to crush the English navy. This breathtaking overview of one of the most fascinating campaigns in European history begins with the execution of Mary Queen of Scots, the event that precipitated the launching of the... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 16.03
'Barcelona is colour, noise, heat, dust, violent traffic and quick-moving people. Many of the men carry rifles slung on their backs...' Tom Wintringham (1898-1949) was a pioneer of the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War, and commander of the British Battalion in the bloody Battle of Jarama in February 1937, at which he was wounded.... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2010; US$ 69.99
Isabel I's reign in Castile responds to the ostensible needs expressed throughout the fifteenth-century for moral and political regeneration. Isabel is seen in many works as a just and wise monarch, as a redeemer of her people, and as a divine sovereign. This book reviews changes in the gendered construction of Isabelline sovereignty from the theoretical... more...