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Spain & Portugal

  • The Mark of Rebelsby Barry M. Robinson

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    In The Mark of Rebels Barry Robinson offers a new look at Mexican Independence from the perspective of an indigenous population caught in the heart of the struggle. During the conquest and settlement of Mexico?s Western Sierra Madre, Spain?s indigenous allies constructed an indio fronterizo identity for their ethnically diverse descendants. These... more...

  • From Heaven to Earthby Teofilo F. Ruiz

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    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 Spanish Empire: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes]by H. Micheal Tarver; H. Micheal Tarver; Emily Slape; Emily Slape

    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...

  • Memories of the Spanish Civil Warby Ruth Sanz Sabido

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 38.99

    A critical analysis of social memories of the Spanish Civil War, with specific reference to the rural context of the conflict. Based on a mixture of archival research and interviews with the inhabitants of one village in Huelva the book focuses on the forgotten history of the conflict. more...

  • Legacies of Violence in Contemporary Spainby Ofelia Ferrán; Lisa Hilbink

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary study of the multiple legacies of Francoist violence in contemporary Spain, with a special focus on the exhumations of mass graves from the Civil War and post-war era. The various contributions frame their study within a broader reflection on the nature, function and legacies of state-sanctioned... more...

  • Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Centuryby Rafael Torres Sánchez

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99

    Offers a new interpretation of the military entrepreneurs' role in state construction in early-modern Spain, demonstrating how their success or failure could determine whether or not warfare became a driving force of the economy and wealth, or an endless source of problems. more...

  • Selected Poems of Shmuel HaNagidby Shmuel HaNagid; Peter Cole

    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...

  • Narratives in Motionby Luís Trindade

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 29.95

    Interwar Portugal was in many ways a microcosm of Europe's encounter with modernity: reshaped by industrialization, urban growth, and the antagonism between liberalism and authoritarianism, it also witnessed new forms of media and mass culture that transformed daily life. This fascinating study of newspapers in 1920s Portugal explores how the new... more...

  • Urban Indians in a Silver Cityby Dana Murillo; Dana Velasco Murillo

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 65.00

    In the sixteenth century, silver mined by native peoples became New Spain's most important export. Silver production served as a catalyst for northern expansion, creating mining towns that led to the development of new industries, markets, population clusters, and frontier institutions. Within these towns, the need for labor, raw materials, resources,... more...

  • Singular and Pluralby Kathryn A. Woolard

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 38.99 US$ 33.53

    Singular and Plural develops a framework for analyzing ideologies of linguistic authority and illuminates the institutional and interpersonal politics of language in Catalonia. Drawing on ethnographic research across thirty years of political autonomy, Kathryn Woolard shows new relationships of Catalan language, identity, and politics in the new... more...