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- Sussex Academic Press 2016; US$ 39.99
The Francoist command in the Spanish Civil War carried out a programme of mass violence from the start of the conflict. Through a combination of death squads and the use of military trials around 150,000 Spaniards met their deaths. However, the July 1936 uprising was not only aimed at ending the Republican regime, but had ideological goals: preventing... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 30.00
From the Pulitzer Prize?winning and bestselling author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb ?the remarkable story of the Spanish Civil War through the eyes of the reporters, writers, artists, doctors, and nurses who witnessed it. The Spanish Civil War (1936?1939) inspired and haunted an extraordinary number of exceptional artists and writers, including... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 20.99
A spellbinding story of love amid the devastation of the Spanish Civil War Madrid, 1936. In a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe?a conflict one writer will call "the decisive thing of the century"?six people meet and find their lives changed forever. Ernest Hemingway, his career stalled, his marriage... more...
- Linkgua 2013; US$ 2.85
La abolición de la esclavitud es un alegato a favor de la libertad humana, pronunciado por Castelar en la España del siglo XIX, tuvo una influencia directa en la supresión de esta práctica en Puerto Rico. Biographische Informationen Emilio Castelar y Ripoll (1832-1899). España. Nació en Cádiz y estudió derecho y filosofía y letras en la universidad... 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...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008; US$ 25.00
It?s the late sixties, the last dark years of Franco?s dictatorship: Minaya, a university student in Madrid, is caught up in the student protests and the police are after him. He moves to his uncle Manuel?s country estate in the small town of Mágina to write his thesis on an old friend of Manuel?s, an obscure republican poet named Jacinto Solana.... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99
This biography of Queen María de Molina explores her life and demonstrates the collective exercise of her power and authority as a monarchical queen. The author details her resilient determination as queen and later as regent, her partnership with King Sancho IV, and her struggle to provide peace and stability in the Kingdom of Castile-León. more...
- LSU Press 2016; US$ 45.00
From its earliest appearance in the mid-1600s, the lyric theater form of zarzuela captivated Spanish audiences with its witty writing and lively musical scores. Clinton D. Young?s Music Theater and Popular Nationalism in Spain, 1880?1930 persuasively links zarzuela?s celebration of Spanish history and culture to the development of concepts of nationalism... more...
- PM Press 2011; US$ 12.00
In Farquhar McHarg?s autobiography, a young boy from Glasgow finds himself in the middle of Barcelona?s revolutionary underworld at the tail end of World War I. Volume One chronicles McHarg?s liaisons between the British Secret Service Bureau and the Spanish anarchists. McHarg tells of a corrupt Spanish regime bent on crushing a rebellious working... more...
- 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...