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  • Comintern Armyby R. Dan Richardson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    When Spain exploded into civil war in July 1936, a conflict whose roots were deep in the Spanish past became the arena for the violent political passions that divided Europe north of the Pyrenees. Germany, Italy, and the Soviet Union intervened actively in the war, using Spain as a testing ground for their military equipment and techniques and their... more...

  • Disdain, Distrust and Dissolutionby Germà Bel

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 54.99

    Support for independence in Catalonia has increased rapidly over the past decade. This dynamic is the result of Catalans in political, economic, and academic fields who no longer believe that the necessary reform of Spanish government is a viable option in terms of achieving an acceptable arrangement for Catalonia to stay within the Spanish state.... more...

  • Is Spain Different?by Nigel Townson

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    The slogan that launched the tourist industry in the 1960s, "Spain is Different!," has come to haunt historians. Much effort and energy have been expended ever since in endeavoring to show that Spain has not been different, but normal. Still, many of the defining features of the country's past—the civil wars, the weak liberalism, the Franco dictatorship—are... more...

  • Spain Bleedsby Linda Palfreeman

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    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 the... more...

  • Modern Warfare in Spainby James W. Cortada

    Potomac Books 2012; US$ 35.00

    During the Spanish Civil War, foreign military officers wrote highly elaborate reports of their experiences at the front. One was attaché Col. Stephen O. Fuqua of the U.S. Army, who had once held the rank of major general. His presence was highly unusual, for most military observers were less-experienced captains, majors, and lieutenant colonels.... more...

  • Conspiracy and the Spanish Civil Warby Herbert R. Southworth

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Written by one of the most celebrated historians of the Spanish Civil War, this book presents a fascinating account of the origins of the war and the nature and importance of conspiracy for the extreme right. Based on exhaustive research, and written with lucidity and considerable humour, it acts as both an outstanding introduction to the vast literature... more...

  • The Spanish Civil Warby Andrew Forrest

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 30.95

    The Spanish Civil War was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the modern era. This book covers: * its background with the fall of the monarchy and the Second Republic * Franco and Fascism * the conflict itself * the role of foreign powers * the legacy of the war. Including narrative, questions and analysis of a wide variety of sources from popular... more...

  • Spanish Lessonsby Derek Lambert

    Crown/Archetype 2000; US$ 19.00

    In the shrewd, comical spirit of Peter Mayle and Bill Bryson, Derek Lambert discovers the charms and idiosyncrasies of Spain as he experiences the rewards and frustrations of beginning a new life there. [set as a headline] As Lambert and his wife set about restoring their moldering casita on Spain’s Mediterranean Costa Blanca and learning to live... more...

  • Gibraltarby Peter Gold

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    The year 2004 marks three hundred years since Britain took possession of Gibraltar, a rocky promontory at the foot of the Iberian Peninsula sometimes referred to as 'The Rock'. Gibraltar: British or Spanish? provides a detailed study of the attempts that have been made by Spain, especially since 1984 when Britain and Spain signed an agreement to... more...

  • Catalan Nationalismby Montserrat Guibernau

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Are the Catalans content with the outcome of the Spanish transition to democracy? Is there a future for Catalan nationalism within the EU? How does globalization impact upon the survival and development of nations without states such as Catalonia? Will increasing numbers of immigrants transform regional identities? Has devolution fostered secessionism... more...