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- Primento Digital Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99
Antonina Rodrigo recoge en este libro las voces de 14 mujeres luchadoras en diversos campos de la vida pública que, sumadas conjuntamente, sustentan, en gran parte, el auge del progreso femenino. Ellas fueron las pioneras del cambio más importante que se está plasmando en los primeros años del siglo XX. En sus páginas viven dos actrices y una bailarina... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99
L?ouvrage réunit des contributions consacrées à l?engagement de ceux qui formèrent les Brigades Internationales et servirent la République espagnole depuis l?automne 1936 en participant à la défense de Madrid jusqu?à novembre 1938, peu avant la chute de Barcelone. Un regard sur l?engagement devait être d?abord une écoute et aussi une capacité à approcher... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2015; US$ 42.99
This book discusses a number of recent novels by Spanish women writers that present women?s experiences in Spain during the years of the Spanish Civil War and Franco dictatorship. It considers these works in the context of the ?memory boom? in contemporary Spain and draws on work from the fields of memory and trauma studies. more...
- Copyright Group 2015; US$ 3.99
Robert Southey was born on the 12th of August 1774 in Bristol. A poet of the Romantic school and one of the "Lake Poets". Although his fame has been eclipsed by that of his friends William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Southey's verse was highly influential and he wrote movingly against the horrors and injustice of the slave trade. Among... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70
Between the late twelfth century and the mid fourteenth, Castile saw a reordering of mental, spiritual, and physical space. Fresh ideas about sin and intercession coincided with new ways of representing the self and emerging perceptions of property as tangible. This radical shift in values or mentalités was most evident among certain social groups,... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 29.99
Offering a window into the history of the modern legal profession in Western Europe, Stephen Jacobson presents a history of lawyers in the most industrialized city on the Mediterranean. Far from being mere curators of static law, Barcelona's lawyers were at the center of social conflict and political and economic change, mediating between state, family,... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 29.99
From 1895 to 1898, Cuban insurgents fought to free their homeland from Spanish rule. Though often overshadowed by the "Splendid Little War" of the Americans in 1898, according to John Tone, the longer Spanish-Cuban conflict was in fact more remarkable, foreshadowing the wars of decolonization in the twentieth century. Employing newly released evidence--including... more...
- Quercus 2017; US$ 24.99
"Perhaps the worst thing about war is the peace that follows . . ." Winds of the Night is the follow-up, published almost thirty years later, to Joan Sales' acclaimed masterwork of the Spanish Civil War, Uncertain Glory . It describes the shell-shocked wasteland that was post-war Catalonia through the eyes of Cruells, a Republican chaplain... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 10.99
The Spanish Civil War was the curtainraiser to World War II and involved a complex collection of forces, particularly on the Republican side. This title illustrates how diverse the Republican forces were, drawn from loyal elements of the Spanish army that rejected the appeal of the rebel generals, a wide range of volunteer regional units and political... more...