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- Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2016; US$ 14.99
Scholars, journalists, and politicians uphold Muslim-ruled medieval Spain??al-Andalus??as a multicultural paradise, a place where Muslims, Christians, and Jews lived in harmony. There is only one problem with this widely accepted account: it is a myth . In this groundbreaking book, Northwestern University scholar Darío Fernández-Morera tells... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95
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...
- LSU Press 2016; US$ 45.00
From its earliest appearance in the mid-1600s, the lyric theater form of zarzuela captivated Spanish audiences with its witty writing and lively musical scores. Clinton D. Young?s Music Theater and Popular Nationalism in Spain, 1880?1930 persuasively links zarzuela?s celebration of Spanish history and culture to the development of concepts of nationalism... 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...
- Primento Digital 2015; US$ 1.99
Découvrez enfin tout ce qu?il faut savoir sur Franco en moins d?une heure ? ou presque ! Fruit d?une Espagne meurtrie par les luttes intestines, Franco a marqué les esprits par la violence du régime qu?il a imposé à son peuple. C?est dans un pays ravagé par trois années de guerre civile que le Caudillo accède au pouvoir, soutenu par l?armée et... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 30.00 US$ 22.50
Empires of the Sea and City of Fortune, New York Times bestselling author Roger Crowley established himself as our generation?s preeminent historian of the great European seafaring empires, and the go-to author for post-Crusade clashes of East and West. Now, in Conquerors, Crowley gives us the epic story of the emergence of Portugal, a small,... 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...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2015; US$ 29.99
This monumental book offers a comprehensive history and analysis of Republican political life during the Spanish Civil War. Completed by Burnett Bolloten just before his death in 1987 and first published in English in 1991, The Spanish Civil War is the culmination of fifty years of dedicated and painstaking research and is the most exhaustive study... more...
- Basic Books 2015; US$ 29.99
If I had been present at the Creation,? the thirteenth-century Spanish philosopher-king Alfonso X is said to have stated, Many faults in the universe would have been avoided.? Known as El Sabio , the Wise,? Alfonso was renowned by friends and enemies alike for his sparkling intellect and extraordinary cultural achievements. In The Wise King , celebrated... more...