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- 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...
- Sussex Academic Press 2016; US$ 59.99
Despite a common heritage dating back centuries and mutual national interests, such as their joint fear of Soviet influence across the Mediterranean, it took 38 years after the establishment of the State of Israel (1948) and a decade after Franco?s death (1975) for relations to be established between Jerusalem and Madrid (1986). There was no apparent... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00
The first major poet of the Hebrew literary renaissance of Moslem Spain, Shmuel Ben Yosef Ha-Levi HaNagid (993-1056 c.e.) was also the Prime Minister of the Muslim state of Granada, battlefield commander of the non-Jewish Granadan army, and one of the leading religious figures in a medieval Jewish world that stretched from Andalusia to Baghdad. Peter... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 198.00
The Spanish Empire: A Historical Encyclopedia provides students as well as anyone interested in Spain, Latin America, or empires in general the necessary materials to explore and better understand the centuries-long empire of the Iberian kingdom. The work is organized around eight themes to allow the reader the ability to explore each theme through... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2016; US$ 29.99
The idea of a divided Spain, where one half is antagonistic to the other half, dates back at least to the 19th-century. The narrative of las dos Españas is evident across many political and historical debates operating in the Spanish state, and contemporarily it shadows and informs national issues from Catalan independence to the teaching of history... more...
- LSU Press 2017; US$ 42.50
Treating the Public is a comparative history of commercial theater, charitableorganizations of welfare and public health, and public opinion in important cities in theSpanish and Anglo Atlantic Worlds during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Itexamines theater as a cultural, political, and social phenomenon, especially in Spain andits empire.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
The Spanish Republican exile of 1939 impacted music as much as it did literature and academia, with well-known figures such as Adolfo Salazar and Roberto Gerhard forced to leave Spain. Exile is typically regarded as a discontinuity - an irreparable dissociation between the home country and the host country. Spanish exiled composers, however, were... 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...