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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...
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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 23.00
This selective history of Portugal reflects the author?s fascination with his own Portuguese/Madeiran heritage. The work tracks the nation?s rise and fall as a world power, drawing from the author?s travels and archival research. ?Dos Passos,? writes historian J. H. Plumb, ?brings to his material a novelist?s acute eye for human character and a narrative... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 34.95
In Histories of Infamy, Cristián Roa-de-la-Carrera explores Francisco López de Gómara's (1511-ca.1559) attempt to ethically reconcile Spain's civilizing mission with the conquistadors' abuse and exploitation of Native peoples. The most widely read account of the conquest in its time, Gómara's Historia general de las Indias y Conquista de México rationalized... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 13.95
The tanks used during the Spanish Civil War are not often examined in any great detail, and are often labeled as little more than test vehicles in a convenient proving ground before World War II. But, with groundbreaking research, armor expert Steven J Zaloga has taken a fresh look at the tanks deployed in Spain, examining how future tanks and armored... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 49.95
This volume includes a general description of the Portuguese Cenozoic basins in the Iberian tectonic context. The main stratigraphic units, including sedimentological, stratigraphical and palaeontological data, are characterized. Correlations between different sectors are presented as well as general paleogeographical evolution maps. The volume includes... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 16.99
An open-minded and clear-eyed reexamination of the cultural artifacts of Franco?s Spain True, false, or both? Spain?s 1939?75 dictator, Francisco Franco, was a pioneer of water conservation and sustainable energy. Pedro Almodóvar is only the most recent in a line of great antiestablishment film directors who have worked continuously in Spain... more...
- Free Press 2012; Not Available
In a world troubled by religious strife and division, Chris Lowney's vividly written book offers a hopeful historical reminder: Muslims, Christians, and Jews once lived together in Spain, creating a centuries-long flowering of commerce, culture, art, and architecture. In 711, a ragtag army of Muslim North Africans conquered Christian Spain and launched... more...