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Spain and Portugal
To 1930


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Empire: How Spain Became a World Power, 1492-1763
Empire: How Spain Became a World Power, 1492-1763
by Henry Kamen
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“As new forms of global imperialism develop, this sophisticated and broad-minded book could not be more timely.” Publishers... (read more)

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Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain
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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Widely hailed as a revelation of a "lost" golden age, this history brings to vivid life the rich and thriving culture of medieval Spain where, for more than seven centuries, Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived together in an atmosphere of tolerance, and... (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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Spellbinding, horrific, poetic, apocalyptic, heart-rending, prophetic, seditious, compelling, and utterly fascinating—the dreams of Lucrecia de Leon have lain in the archives of the Spanish Inquisition for more than 400 years. Now this book... (read more)

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Blood and Faith: The Purging of Muslim Spain
Blood and Faith: The Purging of Muslim Spain
by Matthew Carr
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. Excerpt from book: Colombe's BirthdayCOLOMBE'S BIRTHDAY. A PLAY. textit{Ivy and violet, what do ye here textit{With blossom... (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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In the 1830s Madrid set out to create areas for its citizens to enjoy "nature" much as the cities of Paris and London were doing. Frost (Spanish, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA) explores these gardens, parks and paths from two directions... (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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and#8220;[An] ambitious study and#8230; [with] stunning presentation.and#8221;--Michael Kerrigan, The Scotsman and#8216;The Critiqueand#8217;... (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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"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." The Los Angeles Times "With his... (read more)

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Spanish Inquisition: a Historical Revision (4TH 15 Edition)
Spanish Inquisition: a Historical Revision (4TH 15 Edition)
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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"Despite its enormous importance, nationalism in Spain has been so neglected by scholars that the useful collection edited by Claire Mar-Molinero and Angel Smith is a pioneering initiative.' --Paul Preston, Times Literary Supplement "this book makes a... (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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“Rivers of Gold is history in the grand manner. Hugh Thomas has written a vivid, dramatic and compelling narrative of the Spanish Empire to world domination.” —ARTHUR SCHLESINGER JR., winner of the Pulitzer Prize “No one... (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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Close readings of canonical Spanish “Golden Age” and Latin American “colonial” texts, drawing heavily on the findings and strategies of psychoanalytic criticism, gender studies and Marxism, and offering an... (read more)

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Perfect Wives, Other Women -CL
Perfect Wives, Other Women -CL
by Georgina Dopico Black
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Close readings of canonical Spanish “Golden Age” and Latin American “colonial” texts, drawing heavily on the findings and strategies of psychoanalytic criticism, gender studies and Marxism, and offering an... (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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The Disinherited: Exile and the Making of Spanish Culture, 1492-1975
The Disinherited: Exile and the Making of Spanish Culture, 1492-1975
by Henry Kamen
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“Encyclopedic...Mr. Kamen...is....one of the greatest living historians of Spain.” New York... (read more)

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The Disinherited: Exile and the Making of Spanish Culture, 1492-1975
The Disinherited: Exile and the Making of Spanish Culture, 1492-1975
by Henry Kamen
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“Henry Kamen is the finest historian of Spain presently writing in any language.” Mark Falcoff, Weekly... (read more)

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Medieval Iberia: Readings from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish Sources (Middle Ages)
Medieval Iberia: Readings from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish Sources (Middle Ages)
by Olivia Re Constable
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The documents collected here date mostly from the eighth through the 15th century and have been translated by eminent scholars in the field of Iberian studies. 65 selections include chronicle materials, poetry, and legal and religious sources, and... (read more)

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Empire: How Spain Became a World Power, 1492-1763
Empire: How Spain Became a World Power, 1492-1763
by Henry Kamen
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“Well written and exactingly researched.” Kirkus... (read more)

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Red City, Blue Period: Social Movements in Picasso's Barcelona
Red City, Blue Period: Social Movements in Picasso's Barcelona
by Temma Kaplan
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"This is not just another book: it is a major achievement."—Eric R. Wolf, author of Europe and the People Without... (read more)

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