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Spain and Portugal
To 1930


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The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain
The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain
by Maria Rosa Menocal
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This enthralling history, widely hailed as a revelation of a "lost" golden age, brings to vivid life the rich and thriving culture of "al-Andalus, " the kingdom in medieval Spain where, for more than seven centuries, Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived... (read more)

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The Spanish Inquisition: A Historical Revision
The Spanish Inquisition: A Historical Revision
by Henry Arthur Kamen
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Since the sixteenth century, the Spanish Inquisition has been synonymous with terror, bigotry, and persecution. In this book, a renowned historian sweeps away old misconceptions and presents a new view of this notorious and fascinating period. Henry... (read more)

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The Buried Mirror: Reflections on Spain and the New World
The Buried Mirror: Reflections on Spain and the New World
by Carlos Fuentes
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 366-384) and index.... (read more)

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Isabella: The Warrior Queen
Isabella: The Warrior Queen
by Kirstin Downey
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KIRSTIN DOWNEY is the author of The Woman Behind the New Deal, which was a finalist for the 2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She was one of the writers of the New York Times bestselling Report of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, and now serves... (read more)

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Dreamer of the Calle De San Salvador
Dreamer of the Calle De San Salvador
by Roger Osborne
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From the author of The Deprat Affair, history with a difference, presenting the dreams of a woman who lived at the time of the Spanish Inquisition. Spell-binding, poetic and apocalyptic, the dreams of Lucrecia de Léon lay in the archives of the... (read more)

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Cultivating Madrid: Public Space and Middle-Class Culture in the Spanish Capital, 1833-1890
Cultivating Madrid: Public Space and Middle-Class Culture in the Spanish Capital, 1833-1890
by Daniel Frost
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This book investigates how parks and public space figure in attempts to envision Madrid as the capital of modern Spain. It explores the intersections between a burgeoning economy of consumption and the representation of parks, boulevards, and outlying... (read more)

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Philip of Spain
Philip of Spain
by Henry Arthur Kamen
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This book, published four hundred years after Philip's death, is the first full-scale biography of the king. Placing him within the social, cultural, religious and regional context of his times, it presents a startling new picture of his character and... (read more)

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The Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Making of Castilian Culture (Council on Foreign Relations Book Seri)
The Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Making of Castilian Culture (Council on Foreign Relations Book Seri)
by Jerrilynn D Dodds
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Namedand#160;a Book of the Year by the Times Literary Supplement,and#160;thisand#160;lavishly illustrated work explores the vibrant interaction among different and sometimes opposing cultures, and how their contacts with one another transformed them all.... (read more)

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Imperial Spain, 1469-1716
Imperial Spain, 1469-1716
by J H Elliott
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Since its first publication, J. H. Elliott's classic chronicle has become established as the most comprehensive, balanced, and accessible account of the dramatic rise and fall of imperial Spain. Now with a new preface by the author, this brilliant study... (read more)

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With the Heart of a King: Elizabeth I of England, Philip II of Spain, and the Fight for a Nation's Soul and Crown
With the Heart of a King: Elizabeth I of England, Philip II of Spain, and the Fight for a Nation's Soul and Crown
by Benton Patterson
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Philip II of Spain, the most powerful monarch in sixteenth-century Europe and a ferocious empire-builder, was matched against the dauntless queen of England, Elizabeth I, determined to defend her country and thwart Philip's ambitions.  Philip had... (read more)

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The Fall of the Spanish Inquisition
The Fall of the Spanish Inquisition
by Daniel Rosenfeld
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A group of young men and women band together to fight the monstrous behavior of the Catholic Church in 15th century Spain. They sabotage the operations of the church, and with the help of Queen Isabella bring down the Inquisition, and stop the mass... (read more)

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The Spanish Inquisition: A Historical Revision
The Spanish Inquisition: A Historical Revision
by Henry Kamen
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In this completely updated edition of Henry Kamenand#8217;s classic survey of the Spanish Inquisition,and#160;the authorand#160;incorporates the latest research in multiple languages to offer a newand#151;and thought-provokingand#151;view of this... (read more)

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Nationalism and the Nation in the Iberian Peninsula: Competing and Conflicting Identities
Nationalism and the Nation in the Iberian Peninsula: Competing and Conflicting Identities
by Angel Smith
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Nationalism has recently been the focus of considerable interest, but relatively little is known about nation-building and competing identities in Spain and Portugal. In examining the roots of Iberian nationalism, and the conflicts and tensions which... (read more)

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Rivers of Gold: The Rise of the Spanish Empire, from Columbus to Magellan
Rivers of Gold: The Rise of the Spanish Empire, from Columbus to Magellan
by Hugh Thomas
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From one of the greatest historians of the Spanish world, here is a fresh and fascinating account of Spains early conquests in the Americas. Hugh Thomass magisterial narrative of Spain in the New World has all the characteristics of great historical... (read more)

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Inquisition: The Reign of Fear
Inquisition: The Reign of Fear
by Toby Green
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A journey across centuries of religious conflict Toby Greens incredible new book brings a vast panorama to life by focusing on the untold stories of individuals from all walks of life and every section of society who were affected by the Inquisition... (read more)

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Perfect Wives, Other Women: Adultry and Inquisition in Early Modern Spain
Perfect Wives, Other Women: Adultry and Inquisition in Early Modern Spain
by Georgina D Black
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In Perfect Wives, Other Women Georgina Dopico Black examines the role played by womenandrsquo;s bodiesandmdash;specifically the bodies of wivesandmdash;in Spain and Spanish America during the Inquisition. In her quest to show how both the body and soul... (read more)

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Dogs of God (06 Edition)
Dogs of God (06 Edition)
by James Reston
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From historian James Reston, Jr., comes a riveting account of the pivotal events of 1492, a year when towering political ambitions, horrific religious excesses, and a drive toward adventure and conquest changed the world forever.   The Dogs of God... (read more)

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Perfect Wives Other Women Adultery & Inquisition in Early Modern Spain
Perfect Wives Other Women Adultery & Inquisition in Early Modern Spain
by Georgina Dopico Black
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In Perfect Wives, Other Women Georgina Dopico Black examines the role played by womenandrsquo;s bodiesandmdash;specifically the bodies of wivesandmdash;in Spain and Spanish America during the Inquisition. In her quest to show how both the body and soul... (read more)

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Inquisition
Inquisition
by John Edwards
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The Spanish Inquisition is now a by-word for violence and religious intolerance. In 1478, at the instigation of the Catholic Ferdinand and Isabella, Torquemada led the Inquisition to root out heresy. There was no heresy to speak of in Spain, and in... (read more)

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The Golden Empire: Spain, Charles V, and the Creation of America
The Golden Empire: Spain, Charles V, and the Creation of America
by Hugh Thomas
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From a master chronicler of Spanish history comes a magnificent work about the pivotal years from 1522 to 1566, when Spain was the greatest European power. Hugh Thomas has written a rich and riveting narrative of exploration, progress, and plunder. At... (read more)

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