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- 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...
- Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 89.99
This book, translated from the original Spanish, is the primary academic and historical study of the Blue Division?a Falangist initiative involving the dispatch of some 40,000 Spanish combatants (more than a half of whom paid with their lives, health, or liberty) to the Russian Front during the Second World War. Xavier Moreno Juliá does not limit... more...
The Real Band of Brothers: First-hand accounts from the last British survivors of the Spanish Civil WarHarperCollins Publishers 2009; US$ 17.11
Personal stories from the men and women who volunteered to fight for a cause they passionately believed in. more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 69.99
Spain?s Martyred Cities studies international reactions to the Spanish Civil War between the Battle of Madrid in November 1936 and the bombing of Guernica in April 1937. Many of the iconic events of the war belong to this key period, when international perceptions of the conflict were decisively shaped. The subject is approached through French and... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2016; US$ 39.99
The Francoist command in the Spanish Civil War carried out a programme of mass violence from the start of the conflict. Through a combination of death squads and the use of military trials around 150,000 Spaniards met their deaths. However, the July 1936 uprising was not only aimed at ending the Republican regime, but had ideological goals: preventing... 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...