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Spain & Portugal

  • Ending ETA?s Armed Campaignby Imanol Murua

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book explains how and why the Basque separatist armed group ETA decided to end its armed campaign against the Spanish state. The ETA?s armed campaign for Basque independence lasted fifty years and led to more than 800 casualties. This book analyzes the factors that led to ETA ending its campaign of violence in 2011, despite having yet to achieve... more...

  • Rails Across Europeby David Cable

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    The two volumes covering Rails Across Europe are divided into one covering the North and West of the continent, the other dealing with the South and East. The photos were taken by David Cable, well-regarded author of several photographic albums of trains throughout the world, supplemented by a few taken by friends. The books show pictures of modern... more...

  • The Morphosyntax of Portuguese and Spanish in Latin Americaby Mary A. Kato; Francisco Ordóñez

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99

    Spanish and Portuguese were Romance languages spoken in the Iberian Peninsula and were brought to America as the languages of the colonizers in the 16th century. Along the centuries, the two languages developed specific properties that distinguish them from the varieties spoken in the Old World. This book offers a rich comparative material which helps... more...

  • Mediterráneo descapotableby Iñigo Domínguez

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 7.99

    Crónica de los excesos de la época de las vacas gordas en el Mediterráneo. En 2008, Íñigo Domínguez viajó en descapotable por el Mediterráneo para tomarle el pulso a un país que llevaba una década comportándose como un nuevo rico con gomina. España era una falla hortera a punto de arder. Con el asombro de un marciano recién aterrizado en la tierra,... more...

  • The Empirical Empireby Arndt Brendecke

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 42.24

    Welche konkreten Funktionen hatte das Wissen im kolonialen Spanien der frühen Neuzeit? Brendecke analysiert die Beziehungen zwischen Empirie und Macht zur Zeit der spanischen Habsburger und stellt die Wichtigkeit des Wissens für den Prozess der Staatsbildung heraus. Auf einmalige Weise gelingt ihm dabei die Synthese von ideen-, wissenschafts-... more...

  • Emigrant Dreams, Immigrant Bordersby Raquel Vega-Durán

    Bucknell University Press 2016; US$ 94.99

    This interdisciplinary book offers a fresh way to understand present-day Spain in relation to its African and Latin American migrants. It combines readings of a large range of cultural works with a clear understanding of political, historical, and social context, in order to rethink migrant identities, their complex cultural representations, and... more...

  • Andaluciaby Andrew Edwards; Suzanne Edwards

    I.B.Tauris 2016; US$ 29.00

    Andalucia is the quintessence of Spain and yet, historically and culturally, it is surprisingly unlike the rest of the country. Its literary history began to develop with the Romans and reached an early flowering when Arabic poets drew on centuries of literary tradition, together with the landscapes and passions of Moorish Spain. Later, Prosper Mérimée,... more...

  • Music and Exile in Francoist Spainby Eva Moreda Rodriguez

    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...

  • Ramiro de Maeztu and Englandby David Jiménez Torres

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 87.50

    A major contribution to our understanding of intellectual exchanges between Britain and Spain in the early twentieth century. more...

  • Las dos Españasby Nicholas Managanas

    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...