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To 1930


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

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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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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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A Vanished World: Medieval Spain's Golden Age of Enlightenment
A Vanished World: Medieval Spain's Golden Age of Enlightenment
by Christopher Lowney
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In a world troubled by religious strife and division, Chris Lowney's vividly written new book offers a hopeful historical reminder: Muslims, Christians, and Jews once lived together in Spain, creating a centuries-long flowering of commerce, culture, art,... (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 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 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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Named a Book of the Year by the Times Literary Supplement, this lavishly illustrated work explores the vibrant interaction among different and sometimes opposing cultures, and how their contacts with one another transformed them all. It... (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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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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As the Los Angeles Times said: "Drawing expertly on five centuries of the cultural history of Europe and the Americas, Fuentes seeks to capture the spirit of the new, vibrant, and enduring civilization [in the New World] that began in Spain." Fuentes's... (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 Kamens classic survey of the Spanish Inquisition, the author incorporates the latest research in multiple languages to offer a new—and thought-provoking—view of this fascinating period... (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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The Spanish Inquisition (Historical Association Studies)
The Spanish Inquisition (Historical Association Studies)
by Helen Rawlings
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This book challenges the reputation of the Spanish Inquisition as an instrument of religious persecution, torture and repressionand looks at its wider role as an educative force in society. A reassessment of the history of the Spanish 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 women’s bodies—specifically the bodies of wives—in Spain and Spanish America during the Inquisition. In her quest to show how both the body and soul of the... (read more)

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A History of Medieval Spain
A History of Medieval Spain
by Joseph Ocallaghan
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'This book is a comprehensive narrative history based on an impressively wide reading in the sources and secondary literature. It should prove useful to teachers, students, and general readers in European history...Soundly traditional in its organization,... (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 women’s bodies—specifically the bodies of wives—in Spain and Spanish America during the Inquisition. In her quest to show how both the body and soul of the... (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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Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography #16: Migration in Colonial Spanish America
Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography #16: Migration in Colonial Spanish America
by David J Robinson
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Ranging from the sixteenth through the mid-nineteenth century, these essays provide an empirical analysis of migration in Latin America.... (read more)

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