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- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 35.00
Following Rivers of Gold and The Golden Empire and building on five centuries of scholarship, World Without End is the epic conclusion of an unprecedented three-volume history of the Spanish Empire from ?one of the most productive and wide-ranging historians of modern times? ( The New York Times Book Review ). The legacy of imperial... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 30.00
Empires of the Sea and City of Fortune, New York Times bestselling author Roger Crowley established himself as our generation?s preeminent historian of the great European seafaring empires, and the go-to author for post-Crusade clashes of East and West. Now, in Conquerors, Crowley gives us the epic story of the emergence of Portugal, a small,... more...
- University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
Much like the United States, the countries of Western Europe have experienced massive immigration in the last three decades. Spain, in particular, has been transformed from an immigrant-exporting country to one receiving hundreds of thousands of new immigrants. Today, almost 13 percent of the country?s population is foreign-born. Spanish Legacies... 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...
- 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 2016; US$ 30.00
A sweeping history of the Spanish Civil War, told through nine American and British characters including Hemingway and George Orwell. It was a war between fascism, communism, and democracy that preceeded World War II, and a tale of idealism and a noble cause that failed. more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
Informed by the interdisciplinary methodology of cultural studies, Sites of Memory in Spain and Latin America is a significant addition to the growing corpus of studies in historical memory, particularly those reflecting issues concerning processes of historical memory in Hispanic societies. This collection is one of the few that covers a heterogeneous... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2015; US$ 89.99
By exploring how Spain?s leading contemporary author continues and modifies the tradition of flaneur literature (Poe, Baudelaire, Benjamin) in novels and urban sketches between 1987 and 2009, this study adds to Muñoz Molina criticism which has ignored cross-cultural aspects of his texts. The author?s Spanish renegotiation of the primitivist, Orientalist,... more...