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The Conquest of Lisbon: De Expugnatione Lyxbonensi (Records of Western Civilization)

Jonathan Phillips

Although the Crusades are generally thought of in terms of the European attempt to conquer and colonize the Holy Land, from the twelfth century onward crusading also embraced the "reconquest" of Spain from the Muslims. This eyewitness account of this... (read more)

To 1930
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The Quest for El Cid

Richard A. Fletcher

Rodrigo Diaz, the legendary warrior-knight of eleventh-century Castile known as El Cid, is remembered today as the Christian hero of the Spanish crusade who waged wars of re-conquest for the triumph of the Cross over the Crescent. He is still honored in... (read more)

Travel Writing
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Alejandro Bachrach

Barcelona is rich in culture and leisure. With its colorful history and unique architectural heritage, delicious food, and traditional festivals, this cosmopolitan city offers both residents and visitors a world of possibilities. Acclaimed photographer... (read more)

Spanish Civil War
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War Is Beautiful: An American Ambulance Driver in the Spanish Civil War

James Neugass and Peter N. Carroll and Peter Glazer

The newly discovered journal of an award-winning poet's experience on the front lines as a member of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade—All Quiet On the Western Front for the Spanish Civil War. In 1937, James Neugass, a poet and novelist praised in the New... (read more)

Franco Era
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Franco (Life×)

Michael Streeter

Francisco Franco (1892-1975) grew up in the quiet backwater of El Ferrol in north-west Spain and went on to become one of the most controversial political figures of the twentieth century. His ruthless pursuit of victory in the bloody Spanish Civil War... (read more)

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The Basque History of the World: The Story of a Nation

Mark Kurlansky

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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The Anatomy of a Moment: Thirty-Five Minutes in History and Imagination

Javier Cercas

In February 1981, Spain was still emerging from Franco's shadow, holding a democratic vote for the new prime minister. On the day of the vote in Parliament, while the session was being filmed by TV cameras, a band of right-wing soldiers burst in with... (read more)

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On Bullfighting

A L Kennedy

Acclaimed novelist A. L. Kennedy unpeels the layers and explains the mechanics before dissecting them with surgical precision. Beyond the theatre, the costume and the well-worn plot she focuses on the fact that a man faces his death while a crowd looks... (read more)

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