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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 34.95
Using a collection of over one thousand popular songs from the war years, as well as around 150 soldiers? songs, John Mullen provides a fascinating insight into the world of popular entertainment during the First World War. Mullen considers the position of songs of this time within the history of popular music, and the needs, tastes and experiences... 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...
- Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 49.99
Madrid?s Forgotten Avant-Garde explores the role played by artists and intellectuals who constructed and disseminated various competing images of national identity that polarized Spanish society prior to the Civil War. The convergence of modern and essentialist discourses and practices, especially in literature and poetry?in what is conventionally... 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...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 25.99
Performing al-Andalus explores three musical cultures that claim a connection to the music of medieval Iberia, the Islamic kingdom of al-Andalus, known for its complex mix of Arab, North African, Christian, and Jewish influences. Jonathan Holt Shannon shows that the idea of a shared Andalusian heritage animates performers and aficionados in modern-day... more...
- LSU Press 2015; US$ 42.50
Encompassing numerous territories across four different continents, Portugal's early modern empire depended upon a vast and complex bureaucracy, yet colonial power did not reside solely in the centralized state. In a masterful reconceptualization of the functioning of empire, Erik Lars Myrup's Power and Corruption in the Early Modern Portuguese World... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 109.99
This book examines the history of the Protestant denominations in Europe that attempted to bring their churches to Spain just prior to the creation of Spain?s First Republic (1873?74), when religious liberty briefly existed. more...