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- Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 34.99
The principal protagonists of this history of the Enlightenment are non-literate, poor, and enslaved colonial litigants who began to sue their superiors in the royal courts of the Spanish empire. With comparative data on civil litigation and close readings of the lawsuits, The Enlightenment on Trial explores how ordinary Spanish Americans actively... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99
This collection provides an intellectual history of nineteenth-century Spain and examines the relationship between modernity and epistemology. The contributors analyze the debate between science and religion and the ways in which sciences and pseudosciences have altered perceptions of the world and human nature. more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 99.99
A chronological and thematic analysis of the Spanish government during the mid-seventeenth century, focussing on Philip IV's bestowal of favour on his favourite, don Luis Méndez de Haro. Alistair Malcolm shows the insecurity of Haro's position as he sought to justify his regime by managing a prestigious and expensive foreign policy. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 42.45
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...
- 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...
- 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...