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Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through Spain and Its Silent Past
Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through Spain and Its Silent Past
by Giles Tremlett
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“Part modern social history, part travelogue, Ghosts of Spain is held together by elegant first-person prose…an invaluable book…[that] has become something of a bible for those of us extranjeros who have chosen to live in Spain. A country... (read more)

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Spain: A Traveler's Literary Companion (Traveler's Literary Companion)
Spain: A Traveler's Literary Companion (Traveler's Literary Companion)
by Peter R Bush
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Explore Spain's rich literary landscape with some of the country's best contemporary writers. Arranged geographically, these 18 stories-many of which appear in English for the first time-transport the reader through Spain's many enchanting regions... (read more)

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Barcelona the Great Enchantress (National Geographic Directions)
Barcelona the Great Enchantress (National Geographic Directions)
by Robert Hughes
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A Concise History of Spain (Cambridge Concise Histories)
A Concise History of Spain (Cambridge Concise Histories)
by William D. Phillips, Jr.
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The rich cultural and political life of Spain has emerged from its complex history, from the diversity of its peoples, and from continual contact with outside influences. This book traces that history from prehistoric times to the present, focusing... (read more)

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Spain: The Root and the Flower an Interpretation of Spain and the Spanish People
Spain: The Root and the Flower an Interpretation of Spain and the Spanish People
by John A Crow
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This is the late John A. Crow's classic study of the cultural history of Spain and its people, which he last updated in 1985 but which seems as fresh and pertinent as when he first wrote it. Crow devoted a lifetime to Hispanic studies and here provides a... (read more)

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The Village Against the World
The Village Against the World
by Dan Hancox
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Dan Hancox is a journalist who has written for the Guardian, the New Statesman, Independent, Frieze, New Inquiry, National, Dazed & Confused, Q magazine, Mute and The Wire. He is the author of two ebooks: Kettled Youth and Utopia and the Valley of... (read more)

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Barcelona
Barcelona
by Robert Hughes
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Barcelona is Robert Hughes's monumentally informed and irresistibly opinionated guide to the most un-Spanish city in Spain. Hughes scrolls through Barcelona's often violent history; tells the stories of its kings, poets, magnates, and revolutionaries... (read more)

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Franco's Crypt: Spanish Culture and Memory Since 1936
Franco's Crypt: Spanish Culture and Memory Since 1936
by Jeremy Treglown
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An open-minded and clear-eyed reexamination of the cultural artifacts of Francos Spain History is written by the victors: Its a cliché, but a reliable one—except in the case of the Spanish Civil War. Here, it is the losers version of... (read more)

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Barcelona: The Palimpsest of Barcelona
Barcelona: The Palimpsest of Barcelona
by Pere Vivas
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Barcelona is a European, Mediterranean and modern city. The writer Joan Barril invites us to discover it in a pleasant and colourful stroll, through its human, artistic and architectural wealth. Includes fold-out panoramic views and updated photos.... (read more)

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Pamplona: Running the Bulls, Bars, and Barrios in Fiesta de San Fermin
Pamplona: Running the Bulls, Bars, and Barrios in Fiesta de San Fermin
by Ray Mouton
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This is the definitive book on Pamplona's fiesta and running of the bulls, praised by James Michener and other Pulitzer Prize winners. This chronicle and history has 256 pages and over 130 photographs taken by internationally acclaimed photographers. The... (read more)

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Spain
Spain
by John A Crow
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This is the late John A. Crow's classic study of the cultural history of Spain and its people, which he last updated in 1985 but which seems as fresh and pertinent as when he first wrote it. Crow devoted a lifetime to Hispanic studies and here provides a... (read more)

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Madrid: The History
Madrid: The History
by Jules Stewart
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At the heart of the Castilian plateau, far from the seething coastal resorts of Spain, sits the great city of Madrid. Perched some 2,200 feet above the distant sea, it is at once the loftiest and also the most enigmatic of Europes capitals: difficult to... (read more)

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The Anatomy of a Moment: Thirty-Five Minutes in History and Imagination
The Anatomy of a Moment: Thirty-Five Minutes in History and Imagination
by Javier Cercas
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In February 1981, Spain was still emerging from Franco's shadow, holding a democratic vote for the new prime minister. On the day of the vote in Parliament, while the session was being filmed by TV cameras, a band of right-wing soldiers burst in with... (read more)

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Franco's Crypt: Spanish Culture and Memory Since 1936
Franco's Crypt: Spanish Culture and Memory Since 1936
by Jeremy Treglown
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An open-minded and clear-eyed reexamination of the cultural artifacts of Francos Spain History is written by the victors: Its a cliché, but a reliable one—except in the case of the Spanish Civil War. Here, it is the losers version of... (read more)

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The New Spaniards
The New Spaniards
by John Hooper
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A masterly portrait of contemporary Spain?fully revised, expanded, and updated Modern-day Spain is a country changing at bewildering speed. In less than half a century, a predominantly rural society has been transformed into a mainly urban one. A... (read more)

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Refiguring Spain: Cinema/Media/Representation
Refiguring Spain: Cinema/Media/Representation
by Marsha Kinder
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In Refiguring Spain, Marsha Kinder has gathered a collection of new essays that explore the central role played by film, television, newspapers, and art museums in redefining Spain’s national/cultural identity and its position in the world economy... (read more)

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Philip of Spain
Philip of Spain
by Henry Kamen
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Published 400 years after Philip's death, this first full-scale biography places him within the social, cultural, religious, and regional context of his times, presenting a startling new picture of this Spanish monarch. 32 illustrations.... (read more)

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The New Spaniards (Penguin Politics and Current Affairs)
The New Spaniards (Penguin Politics and Current Affairs)
by John Hooper
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A masterly portrait of contemporary Spainfully revised, expanded, and updated Modern-day Spain is a country changing at bewildering speed. In less than half a century, a predominantly rural society has been transformed into a mainly urban one. A... (read more)

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An Historical Essay on Modern Spain (Campus; 118)
An Historical Essay on Modern Spain (Campus; 118)
by Richard Herr
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Richard Herr is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California, Berkeley.... (read more)

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Symbol and Ritual in the New Spain (Cambridge Cultural Social Studies)
Symbol and Ritual in the New Spain (Cambridge Cultural Social Studies)
by Laura Desfor Edles
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This is a book about the role of culture in social change and the transition to democracy of post-Franco Spain. Since General Franco's death in 1975, Spanish political life has seen an extraordinarily quiescent "period of consensus," unique in its own... (read more)

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