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Barcelona & Its Rulers, 1096-1291
Barcelona & Its Rulers, 1096-1291
by Stephen P. Bensch
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A study of the early growth of Barcelona and the formation of its ruling classes.... (read more)

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Kingship and Favoritism in the Spain of Philip III, 1598-1621 (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern History)
Kingship and Favoritism in the Spain of Philip III, 1598-1621 (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern History)
by Antonio Feros
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The reign of Philip III of Spain (1598SH1621) has been viewed traditionally as the age when Spain's world power started to wane. This book reappraises this interpretation and demonstrates that this period represented a realignment of Spanish power in... (read more)

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The Spanish Republic at War 1936-1939
The Spanish Republic at War 1936-1939
by Helen Graham
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 434-463) and index.... (read more)

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White Wall of Spain: The Mysteries of Andalusian Culture
White Wall of Spain: The Mysteries of Andalusian Culture
by Allen Josephs
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From the ancient Phoenicians through Maimonides to Pablo Picasso's retrospective exhibit at the Museum of Moden Art in 1980, this fascinating swift trip through the past spans more than three thousand years of Spain's Andalusian civilization, the oldest... (read more)

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Lisbon: War in the Shadows of the City of Light, 1939-1945
Lisbon: War in the Shadows of the City of Light, 1939-1945
by Neill Lochery
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Lisbon had a pivotal role in the history of World War II, though not a gun was fired there. The only European city in which both the Allies and the Axis power operated openly, it was temporary home to much of Europes exiled royalty, over one million... (read more)

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Pistoleros!: The Chronicles of Farquhar McHarg: Volume 1: 1918
Pistoleros!: The Chronicles of Farquhar McHarg: Volume 1: 1918
by Farquhar Mcharg
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In Farquhar McHargs autobiography, a young boy from Glasgow finds himself in the middle of Barcelonas revolutionary underworld at the tail end of World War I. Volume One chronicles McHargs liaisons between the British Secret Service Bureau and... (read more)

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The Portuguese: The Land and Its People
The Portuguese: The Land and Its People
by Marion Kaplan
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Superficially familiar but still little-known, Portugal is undergoing a vibrant social and political transformation as it grows into a full-fledged, modern European state. Combining history, geography, cultural study, and travelogue, this engaging look... (read more)

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The Medieval Crown of Aragon: A Short History
The Medieval Crown of Aragon: A Short History
by Thomas N. Bisson
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The first study of its kind in English in more than fifty years, this book surveys the history of the medieval Crown of Aragon from its early origins in counties of the eastern Pyrenees. Reviewing the most recent research into the well-preserved archives... (read more)

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Monsters by Trade: Slave Traffickers in Modern Spanish Literature and Culture
Monsters by Trade: Slave Traffickers in Modern Spanish Literature and Culture
by Lisa Surwillo
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Transatlantic studies have begun to explore the lasting influence of Spain on its former colonies and the surviving ties between the American nations and Spain. In Monsters by Trade, Lisa Surwillo takes a different approach, explaining how modern Spain... (read more)

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Men-At-Arms #358: The Portuguese Army of the Napoleonic Wars (3)
Men-At-Arms #358: The Portuguese Army of the Napoleonic Wars (3)
by Rene Chartrand
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This remarkable three-part study will transform the research material available to the English-speaking student of the Peninsular War (1808-1814). Most know that Wellington's Portuguese troops were praised as the 'fighting cocks' of his army; fewer... (read more)

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The War and Its Shadow: Spain's Civil War in Europe's Long Twentieth Century
The War and Its Shadow: Spain's Civil War in Europe's Long Twentieth Century
by Helen. Graham
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Helen Graham explores the origins, nature, and long-term consequences of the exterminatory civil war in Spain, charting the resonant forms of political, social, and cultural resistance to it and the memory and legacy these have left behind in Europe and... (read more)

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Catholic Roots and Democratic Flowers: Political Systems in Spain and Portugal
Catholic Roots and Democratic Flowers: Political Systems in Spain and Portugal
by Howard J. Wiarda
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Spain and Portugal have recently adopted European-style democratic and political systems. Yet their pattern of historical development is distinctive and, in many respects, their political systems still reflect unique features. In this provocative text... (read more)

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Jew in Medieval Iberia, 1100-1500 (11 Edition)
Jew in Medieval Iberia, 1100-1500 (11 Edition)
by Jonathan Ray
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The Jew in Medieval Iberia is an exploration of the richness and diversity of Jewish society in Christian Iberia from 1100-1500, providing a fresh look at the ways in which medieval Jews conceived of themselves and their communities, as well as their... (read more)

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The Sephardic Jews of Spain and Portugal: Survival of an Imperiled Culture in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries
The Sephardic Jews of Spain and Portugal: Survival of an Imperiled Culture in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries
by Dolores Sloan
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Prior to 1492, Jews had flourished on the Iberian Peninsula for hundreds of years. Marked by alternating cooperative coexistence and selective persecution alongside Christians and Muslims, this remarkable period was a golden age for Iberian Jews, with... (read more)

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Football and National Identities in Spain: The Strange Death of Don Quixote (Global Culture and Sport)
Football and National Identities in Spain: The Strange Death of Don Quixote (Global Culture and Sport)
by Alejandro Quiroga
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Football is the most popular sport on earth, and a near-universal means of expressing collective identification. This book investigates the uses made of football to create, shape and foster national identities in Spain since the beginning of the... (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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The Spanish Civil War (Studies in European History)
The Spanish Civil War (Studies in European History)
by Andy Durgan
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Here is a clear introductory overview and critical evaluation of the debates and recent published research on the origins, outbreak, course and implications of the Spanish Civil War. Andy Durgan covers the causes of the war, the course of the... (read more)

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Hitler's Luftwaffe in the Spanish Civil War. (Contributions in Military Studies)
Hitler's Luftwaffe in the Spanish Civil War. (Contributions in Military Studies)
by Raymond L. Proctor
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Using existing Spanish and German documents and interviews with men who survived both the Spanish Civil War and World War II, Proctor details the origins of Germany's Condor Legion, sent by Hitler to assist Franco's forces during the Spanish Civil War... (read more)

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A History of Portugal and the Portuguese Empire: From Beginnings to 1807
A History of Portugal and the Portuguese Empire: From Beginnings to 1807
by A. R. Disney
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The Kingdom of Portugal was created as a by-product of the Christian Reconquest of Hispania. With no geographical raison d tre and no obvious roots in its Roman, Germanic, or Islamic pasts, it for long remained a small, struggling realm on Europe 's... (read more)

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Spanish Civil War : a Cultural and Historical Reader (93 Edition)
Spanish Civil War : a Cultural and Historical Reader (93 Edition)
by Alun (ed.) Kenwood
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The Spanish Civil War became the pivotal political and cultural event of the 1930s and inspired a generation of writers and artists. This book brings together an unprecedented wealth of historical and literary documents -- British, French, German, North... (read more)

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