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- Osprey Publishing 2015; US$ 13.95
Armies of Castile and Aragon depicts the fighting men whose skill and tactical flexibility made Spain into a world power at the close of the Middle Ages, carving out empires from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean. Much has been written of the men who fought in the Hundred Years' War between England and France, and the Wars of the Roses. But meanwhile,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99
At the end of the 18th century Spain remained one of the world's most powerful empires. Portugal, too, was prosperous at the time. By 1808, everything had changed. Portugal was under occupation and ravaged by famine, disease, economic problems and political instability. Spain had imploded and worse was to come. For the next six years, the peninsula... more...
- Linkgua 2014; US$ 1.00
Josefa Amar y Borbón devoted herself to translating, especially foreign scientific works. She knew Latin, Greek, Italian, English, French, Portuguese, Catalan, and a little German. She defended women's independence through the speeches she wrote and delivered between 1786 and 1790: Discurso en defensa del talento de las mujeres , Oración gratulatoriam... 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...
- 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...
- Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 49.99
Research into local aspects of the Spanish Civil War and of the International Brigades? Medical Service resulted in an informal trilogy of sorts. ¡Salud! British Volunteers in the Republican Medical Service during the Spanish Civil War, 1936?1939 and Aristocrats, Adventurers and Ambulances: British Medical Units in the Spanish Civil War preceded... 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...
- Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 59.99
Contemporary Spain and Portugal share a historical experience as Iberian states that emerged within the context of al-Andalus. These centuries of Muslim presence in the Middle Ages became a contested heritage during the process of modern nation-building with its varied concepts and constructs of national identities. Politicians, historians, and intellectuals... more...