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The Revolution and the Civil War in Spain
The Revolution and the Civil War in Spain
by Pierre Broue
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The tragic defeat of the Spanish Civil War has long fascinated those who continue to struggle for social justice. Pierre Broué and Émile Témine’s long-out-of-print history details the internal political dynamics... (read more)

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The Forgetting River: A Modern Tale of Survival, Identity, and the Inquisition
The Forgetting River: A Modern Tale of Survival, Identity, and the Inquisition
by Doreen Carvajal
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The unexpected and moving story of an American journalist who works to uncover her family’s long-buried Jewish ancestry in Spain. Raised a Catholic in California, New York Times journalist Doreen Carvajal is shocked when she discovers that her... (read more)

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Portugal in European and World History
Portugal in European and World History
by Malyn Newitt
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Despite its modest size, Portugal has played a major part in the development of Europe and the modern world. In Portugal in European and World History Malyn Newitt offers a fresh appraisal of Portuguese history and its role in the world—from... (read more)

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The Basque History of the World: The Story of a Nation
The Basque History of the World: The Story of a Nation
by Mark Kurlansky
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From Mark Kurlansky, the bestselling author of Cod, Salt, and Birdseye—the illuminating story of an ancient and enigmatic people Straddling a small corner of Spain and France in a land that is marked on no maps except their own, the Basques are a... (read more)

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History of Spain (08 Edition)
History of Spain (08 Edition)
by Peter Pierson
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Every school and public library should update its resources on Spain with this lively and succinct narrative of Spain's long and rich historical experience. Emphasizing people rather than abstract developments, this narrative makes Spanish history... (read more)

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Galicia, a Sentimental Nation: Gender, Culture and Politics (University of Wales - Iberian and Latin American Studies)
Galicia, a Sentimental Nation: Gender, Culture and Politics (University of Wales - Iberian and Latin American Studies)
by Helena Miguelez-carballeira
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Galicia, a culturally distinct region in northwest Spain, has often been portrayed as a sentimental nation, a misty land of poets and legends. Here Helena Miguélez-Carballeira argues that this trope is a feminizing, colonial stereotype that has... (read more)

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The Structure of Portuguese Society: The Failure of Fascism
The Structure of Portuguese Society: The Failure of Fascism
by Diamantino P. Machado
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This macrohistorical study sheds light on the Portuguese Paradox: why a country with a vast and wealthy colonial empire became the poorest and most backward of Western European nations. Employing a class conflict perspective, Diamantino P. Machado... (read more)

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Franco's Justice: Repression in Madrid After the Spanish Civil War
Franco's Justice: Repression in Madrid After the Spanish Civil War
by Julius Ruiz
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Madrid became one of the key symbols of Republican resistance to General Franco during the Spanish Civil War following the Nationalists' failure to take the city in the winter of 1936-7. Yet despite the defiant cries of 'No pasarán', they did eventually... (read more)

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Elite #108: Spanish Guerrilla in the Peninsula War 1808-14
Elite #108: Spanish Guerrilla in the Peninsula War 1808-14
by Rene Chartrand
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Constant Spanish guerrilla activity so drained the resources and diverted the attention of the French military that Wellington was able to advance against and overcome a numerically superior enemy. So many French soldiers were being used to counter the... (read more)

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Spanish Civil War : Very Short Introduction (05 Edition)
Spanish Civil War : Very Short Introduction (05 Edition)
by Helen Graham
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Amid the many catastrophes of the twentieth century, the Spanish Civil War continues to exert a particular fascination among history buffs and the lay-reader alike. This Very Short Introduction integrates the political, social and cultural history of the... (read more)

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Icons of American Popular Culture (10 Edition)
Icons of American Popular Culture (10 Edition)
by Robert C. Cottrell
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This appealing book traces the evolution of American popular culture over the past two centuries. In ten... (read more)

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Cultural History of Madrid (03 Edition)
Cultural History of Madrid (03 Edition)
by Parsons
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Despite its international significance, Madrid has been almost entirely ignored by urban, literary and cultural studies published in English. A Cultural History of Madrid: Modernism and the Urban Spectacle corrects that oversight by presenting an urban... (read more)

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The Gibraltar Crusade: Castile and the Battle for the Strait (Middle Ages)
The Gibraltar Crusade: Castile and the Battle for the Strait (Middle Ages)
by Joseph F. O'callaghan
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The epic battle for control of the Strait of Gibraltar waged by Castile, Morocco, and Granada in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries is a major, but often overlooked, chapter in the history of the Christian reconquest of Spain. After the... (read more)

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Spain's First Democracy: The Second Republic, 1931-1936
Spain's First Democracy: The Second Republic, 1931-1936
by Stanley G. Payne
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The significance of Spain’s Second Republic has been largely overshadowed by the cataclysmic Civil War that immediately followed it.  Stanley Payne brings his immense knowledge of Spanish history to bear on the five-year span of the Second... (read more)

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Contributions in Philosophy, #138: Portugal in the 1980s: Dilemmas of Democratic Consolidation
Contributions in Philosophy, #138: Portugal in the 1980s: Dilemmas of Democratic Consolidation
by Kenneth Maxwell
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This authoritative study provides the most comprehensive analysis available of the current political, economic, and social situation in Portugal. In his introduction, Maxwell reviews the revolutionary changes of the past ten years. Several authors... (read more)

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Saramago's Labyrinths: A Journey Through Form and Content in Blindness and All the Names (Durham Modern Languages)
Saramago's Labyrinths: A Journey Through Form and Content in Blindness and All the Names (Durham Modern Languages)
by Rhian Atkin
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Saramago's Labyrinths is the first book-length study to focus on the relationship between form and the content in Saramago's writing, paying particular attention to Ensaio sobre a Cegueira (Blindness) and Todos os Nomes (All the... (read more)

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Unearthing Franco's Legacy: Mass Graves and the Recovery of Historical Memory in Spain (Contemporary European Politics and Society)
Unearthing Franco's Legacy: Mass Graves and the Recovery of Historical Memory in Spain (Contemporary European Politics and Society)
by Carlos Jerez-farran
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Unearthing Franco's Legacy: Mass Graves and the Recovery of Historical Memory in Spain addresses the political, cultural, and historical debate that has ensued in Spain as a result of the recent discovery and exhumation of mass graves dating from the... (read more)

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Vanished World: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Medieval Spain (06 Edition)
Vanished World: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Medieval Spain (06 Edition)
by Chris Lowney
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In a world torn by religious antagonism, lessons can be learned from medieval Spanish villages where Muslims, Christians, and Jews rubbed shoulders on a daily basis--sharing irrigation canals, bathhouses, municipal ovens, and marketplaces. Medieval... (read more)

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Triumph of Democracy in Spain
Triumph of Democracy in Spain
by Paul Preston
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The Triumph of Democracy in Spain tells a gripping story of the tortuous creation of Spain's constitutional monarchy. The book provides an authoritative account of the tribulations of the forces of progress, beginning in 1969 with the disintegration of... (read more)

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Lesbians in Early Modern Spain
Lesbians in Early Modern Spain
by Sherry Velasco
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A wide range of accounts of lesbian relationships unearthed from the historical... (read more)

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