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  • The Struggle for Madridby Beth Luey

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The Struggle for Madrid is a study of the battles that were waged between the armies of the Spanish Republic and the armies of General Francisco Franco for the city of Madrid. It was this struggle, beginning with the collapse of Republican arms at Toledo in September, 1936, and ending with the victory of the Madrid armies at Guadalajara in March,... more...

  • Storia di Madrid, storia di una vitaby Manuel Garcia Sanahuja; Catia Polverini

    Babelcube Inc. 2017; US$ 3.00

    Tutti conoscono Madrid, ma la maggior parte di noi non conosce la sua storia. Il gatto Madriles, una creatura senza tempo, nata nell'anno 856, in piena costruzione del muro arabo, ci racconta la storia della città, dalla sua nascita ai nostri giorni, in prima persona felina, interponendo avventure e disavventure della sua vita, con la sua partecipazione... more...

  • Crusade of the Leftby Robert Rosenstone

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 44.95

    Between 1936 and 1938, some 3,000 young Americans sailed to France and crossed the Pyrenees to take part in the brutal civil war raging in Spain. Virtually all joined the International Brigades, formed under the auspices of the Soviet-led Comintern and largely directed by Communists. Yet a large number were not Communists; their activism was inspired... more...

  • Disciplining Historyby Cesc Esteve

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 54.95

    The overall purpose of the studies collected together in this volume is to explain the shaping of Hispanic historiography in the Early Modern period by examining the continuities and discursive complicities between the writing, criticism, theory and censorship of history. This book sheds light on the so-far neglected circulation of ideas and practices... more...

  • Tales of Seductionby Sarah Wright

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95

    Don Juan is one of the intriguing creations of Western literature. A legendary seducer of women, trickster and transgressor of sacred boundaries, he has been the object of countless revisions over the centuries. The twentieth-century has viewed the figure afresh through the prism of its own cultural terms of reference and social concerns. Using an... more...

  • English Captainby Thomas Wintringham

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 16.03

    'Barcelona is colour, noise, heat, dust, violent traffic and quick-moving people. Many of the men carry rifles slung on their backs...' Tom Wintringham (1898-1949) was a pioneer of the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War, and commander of the British Battalion in the bloody Battle of Jarama in February 1937, at which he was wounded.... more...

  • Legitimizing the Queenby Cristina Guardiola-Griffiths

    Bucknell University Press 2010; US$ 74.00

    Isabel I's reign in Castile responds to the ostensible needs expressed throughout the fifteenth-century for moral and political regeneration. Isabel is seen in many works as a just and wise monarch, as a redeemer of her people, and as a divine sovereign. This book reviews changes in the gendered construction of Isabelline sovereignty from the theoretical... more...

  • Pistoleros!: The Chronicles of Farquhar McHargby Farquhar McHarg

    PM Press 2011; US$ 12.00

    In Farquhar McHarg’s autobiography, a young boy from Glasgow finds himself in the middle of Barcelona’s revolutionary underworld at the tail end of World War I. Volume One chronicles McHarg’s liaisons between the British Secret Service Bureau and the Spanish anarchists. McHarg tells of a corrupt Spanish regime bent on crushing a rebellious working... more...

  • A Drizzle of Honeyby David M. Gitlitz; Linda Kay Davidson

    St. Martin's Press 2000; US$ 6.79

    When Iberian Jews were converted to Catholicism under duress during the Inquisition, many struggled to retain their Jewish identity in private while projecting Christian conformity in the public sphere. To root out these heretics, the courts of the Inquisition published checklists of koshering practices and "grilled" the servants, neighbors, and even... more...

  • Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, and Death in the Spanish Civil Warby Amanda Vaill

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 14.00

    A spellbinding story of love amid the devastation of the Spanish Civil War Madrid, 1936. In a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe—a conflict one writer will call "the decisive thing of the century"—six people meet and find their lives changed forever. Ernest Hemingway, his career stalled, his marriage... more...