History - Europe - Spain & Portugal

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A Death In Zamora

Ramon Sender Barayon

This new edition inlcudes essays by three prominant Spanish Civil War historians, translated from the new Spanish edition. A gripping personal account of the Spanish Civil War, this memoir is also the story of a man discovering his ro...

Published: Apr 2019

Exhuming Franco: Spain's Second Trans...

Sebastiaan Faber

What is left of Francisco Franco's legacy in Spain today? Franco ruled Spain as a military dictator from 1939 until his death in 1975. In October 2019, his remains were removed from the massive national monument in which they had ...

Published: Apr 2021

The Portuguese: A Modern History

Barry Hatton

Combining history and anecdote, Barry Hatton paints an intimate portrait of a fascinating country and its people Portugal is an established member of the European Union, one of the founders of the euro currency and a founding member o...

Published: Apr 2011

History of Spain: A Captivating Guide...

Captivating History

If you want to discover the captivating history of Spain, then keep reading... Throughout the centuries, Spain has been subject to the lordship of other countries. It was occupied by the ancient Greeks and Romans, the Visigoths, the ...

Published: Dec 2020

Homage to Catalonia

George Orwell

Reprint Edition of the 1938 Edition. Homage to Catalonia is George Orwell's personal account of his experiences and observations fighting in the Spanish Civil War for the Republican army. Published in 1938 (about a year before the war...

Published: Oct 1969

Armies of Castile and Aragon 1370-151...

John Pohl

Armies of Castile and Aragon depicts the fighting men whose skill and tactical flexibility made Spain into a world power at the close of the Middle Ages, carving out empires from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean. Much has been writt...

Published: Apr 2015

The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (2): Re...

Alejandro Quesada

This book offers an extensive overview of the myriad Republican forces during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39. The conflict was the curtain-raiser to World War II, and the major international event of the 1930s. The study illustrates, ...

Published: Jan 2015

Franco's Crypt: Spanish Culture and M...

Jeremy Treglown

An open-minded and clear-eyed reexamination of the cultural artifacts of Franco's SpainTrue, false, or both?Spain's 1939–75 dictator, Francisco Franco, was a pioneer of water conservation and sustainable energy.Pedro Almodóvar is o...

Published: Aug 2014

Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, and Death...

Amanda Vaill

"Whether or not you're a history buff, you'll be fully immersed in Vaill's chronicle of the band of journalists--including Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn--who covered the upheaval of the Spanish Civil War."--Entertainm...

Published: Mar 2015

Homage to Catalonia (Oxford World's C...

George Orwell

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Published: Oct 1969
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