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- 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...
- Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 17.95
The Spanish Civil War, 1936-39, was the curtain-raiser to World War II, and the major international event of the 1930s. It was the first great clash of 20th-century ideologies, between the rebel Nationalist army led by General Franco (right-wing, and aided by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy), and the Republican army of the government (left-wing, and... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 20.99
In the 1930s Tom Burns was a rising star of British publishing, whose friends and authors included G. K. Chesterton, Evelyn Waugh, Graham Greene, the artist Eric Gill and the poet David Jones. And among his glittering social circle he had set his heart on the beautiful Ann Bowes-Lyon, cousin of the Queen. When war was declared in 1939, Burns joined... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 90.00
Why did Syrian political life continue to be dominated by a particular urban elite even after the dramatic changes following the end of four hundred years of Ottoman rule and the imposition of French control? Philip Khoury's comprehensive work discusses this and other questions in the framework of two related conflicts--one between France and the... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 14.57
Millions of readers know and love him for his lyrical portraits of his life, from the moving and nostalgic tales of childhood and innocence found in the pages of Cider with Rosie, to the nomadic wanderings through Spain retold in As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, to his dramatic experiences fighting Franco?s forces in A Moment of War. As a poet,... 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 20.00
From one of the greatest historians of the Spanish world, here is a fresh and fascinating account of Spain?s early conquests in the Americas. Hugh Thomas?s magisterial narrative of Spain in the New World has all the characteristics of great historical literature: amazing discoveries, ambition, greed, religious fanaticism, court intrigue, and a battle... more...
The Real Band of Brothers: First-hand accounts from the last British survivors of the Spanish Civil WarHarperCollins Publishers 2009; Not Available
Personal stories from the men and women who volunteered to fight for a cause they passionately believed in. more...
- Nation Books 2014; US$ 17.99
Fear and Loathing in La Liga is the definitive history of the greatest rivalry in world sport: FC Barcelona vs. Real Madrid. It?s Messi vs. Ronaldo, Guardiola vs. Mourinho, the nation against the state, freedom fighters vs. Franco?s fascists, plus majestic goals and mesmerizing skills. It?s the best two teams on the planet going head-to-head. It?s... more...