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Spanish Politics

Author : Omar G. Encarnación
ISBN : 9780745639925
Genre : History
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An introductory textbook on contemporary Spanish politics, this book shows how Spain made a smooth transition from authoritarian to democratic rule, each chapter dealing with a different aspect of this process. The book goes on to analyse the consequences of the socialist administration of Zapatero.

The Spanish Civil War Exhuming A Buried Past

Author : Anindya Raychaudhuri
ISBN : 9781783160235
Genre : History
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While the intricate relationship between history, memory and representation is of central concern in contemporary society everywhere, it is perhaps more alive in Spain than in any other European country. The seventy-fifth anniversary of the Spanish Civil War has re-ignited interest in this field – an interest that is reflected in this book and which it will reinforce. This book features cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research on the political, historical, cultural, and literary legacy of the Spanish Civil War by a mixture of new and leading scholars from Europe, North America and New Zealand.

Spain Since 1939

Author : Stanley Black
ISBN : 9781137096296
Genre : History
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Spain since 1939 provides students with a comprehensive guide to one of the most exciting historical narratives of the twentieth century: Spain's development from poverty and isolation after the Civil War to its current role as a key player on the European and world stages. Incorporating the most relevant existing research, Stanley Black covers the modern political, cultural and social events that have shaped Spain's evolution through to the present day. This essential introduction charts momentous periods such as: • the violence and repression of the post-war years • the durability of the dictatorship of general Franco • one of the most successful transitions to democracy • the post-transition boom and integration into the European Union. As this fresh new study shows, Spain's history continues to fascinate as it transforms itself into one of the most dynamic and progressive societies in Europe while battling with economic vulnerability, the phenomenon of mass immigration, and the painful buried legacy of its Civil War past.

Postmodern Spain

Author : Antonio Sánchez
ISBN : 3039109146
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"Postmodern Spain" examines the cultural transformation experienced by Spanish society during the late 1980s and 1990s. By looking at specific aspects of culture, the representation of the human subject, the past, and the transformation of the city this book critically re-assesses the validity of postmodernism in Spain. Focusing on the novels written by Juan Goytisolo during this period this book examines the representation and development of the human subject and its identification with the marginalized 'other(s)'. It further analyses various representations of the Spanish Civil War, challenging the prevalent view of post-Franco Spain as suffering from amnesia, and thereby vindicates postmodern historical representations as a valid dialogue with the past. The third chapter examines Barcelona's urban redevelopment, analysing the transformation effected in some of its popular sites as a postmodern re-formulation of the city as a fluid, flexible public space. Finally it brings its previous findings to bear on an analysis of the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games. It argues that these celebrations constituted a performance of Spain's 'new' cultural identity designed for global, national and local consumption. Thus, these cultural celebrations corroborated the emergence of postmodernism as a cultural dominant which has exceeded modern and pre-modern cultural practices while, paradoxically, containing and enhancing both.

Spain

Author : Carsten Humlebæk
ISBN : 9781441102522
Genre : History
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Part of the successful 'Inventing the Nation' history series, this book provides an authoritative and compelling history of Spain in the modern period. Humlebæk places a strong emphasis on the construction of the Spanish national identity and looks at how this identity has emerged and survived amidst the tensions created by the competing, distinct regional identities that exist within the country. Language and language policy, decisive factors in the development of these tensions, are thoroughly examined as Carsten Humlebæk explores the history of Spain along with the very nature of what it is to be Spanish. Beginning with the Napoleonic invasion and the annexation of Spain in 1808, Humlebæk traces Spain's political history through to the present day. He considers the impact of events like the Spanish Civil War and regimes like that of the Restoration on the Spanish sense of national identity before contemplating the future for Spain as a nation-state. This book is the ideal volume for all students of history interested in the modern history of Spain.

Visual Propaganda Exhibitions And The Spanish Civil War

Author : Dr Miriam Basilio
ISBN : 1409464814
Genre : Art
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Visual Propaganda, Exhibitions, and the Spanish Civil War is a history of art during wartime that analyzes images in various media that circulated widely and were encountered daily by Spaniards on city walls, in print, and in exhibitions. The book draws on extensive archival research, brings to light unpublished documents, and examines visual propaganda, exhibitions, and texts unavailable in English. It engages with questions of national self-definition and historical memory at their intersections with the fine arts, visual culture, exhibition history, tourism, and propaganda during the Spanish Civil War and immediate post-war period, as well as contemporary responses to the contested legacy of the Spanish Civil War. It will be of interest to scholars in art history, visual and cultural history, history, and museum studies.

Twenty First Century Fiction

Author : S. Adiseshiah
ISBN : 9781137035189
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This lively new volume of essays examines what happens now in 21st century fiction. Fresh theoretical approaches to writers such as Salman Rushdie, David Peace, Margaret Atwood, and Hilary Mantel, and identifications of 21st-century themes, tropes and styles combine to produce a timely critical intervention into genuinely contemporary fiction.

Directory Of Spanish And Portuguese Film Makers And Films

Author : Rafael de España
ISBN : STANFORD:36105009780037
Genre : Business & Economics
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This new book catalogues some 215 prominent film directors from both countries, giving accurate bio-filmographies and providing an in-depth reference source.

La Ltima Cruzada Del Papa The Pope S Last Crusade Spanish Edition

Author : Peter Eisner
ISBN : 9780829702309
Genre : History
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Basándose en recursos sin explotar, entrevistas exclusivas y nueva investigación de archivos, La última cruzada del Papa por Peter Eisner es un emocionante relato que trae a la luz el valiente esfuerzo del Papa Pío XI para condenar el nazismo y la política del Tercer Reich —una cruzada que podría haber cambiado el curso de la segunda guerra mundial. Un escandaloso relato de intriga y suspenso, ilustrado con dieciséis páginas de fotos de archivos, La última cruzada del Papa: cómo un jesuita estadounidense ayudó a la campaña del Papa Pío XI para detener a Hitler ilumina la atrevida pero poco conocida campaña de este líder religioso, una batalla espiritual y política que se descarriló por la muerte de Pío XI tan sólo unos meses más tarde. Peter Eisner revela cómo Pío XI tuvo la intención de rechazar inequívocamente el nazismo en uno de los pronunciamientos sin precedentes y progresistas jamás emitidos por el Vaticano, y cómo un grupo de clérigos conservadores conspiró para prevenirlo. Durante años, se han conocido sólo partes de esta historia. Eisner ofrece una nueva interpretación de este acontecimiento histórico y las figuras poderosas en su centro en una obra esencial que proporciona una visión seria y plantea cuestiones controversiales que afectan nuestra época actual.

D As De Gloria Glory Days Spanish Edition

Author : Max Lucado
ISBN : 9780718034580
Genre : Religion
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DIOS TIENE UNA TIERRA PROMETIDA PARA QUE LA RECLAMES Este, bien podría ser el secreto mejor guardado en la iglesia. Max Lucado dice que muchas personas subestiman lo que les ha sucedido después de su conversión. Confiar en Cristo es más que una eliminación del pecado. Es un depósito de poder. ¡Estás totalmente equipado! Tal vez te sientas estancado, atrapado en la rutina. Luchas las mismas batallas y enfrentas las mismas tentaciones. Te preguntas, ¿Es esto lo mejor que la vida cristiana llega a ser? Hay buenas noticias. Fuiste hecho para mucho más. Fuiste hecho para Días de gloria. Una nueva época de logro, descubrimiento y fortaleza. Deja atrás los «no puedo». Pon el «Dios puede» delante de ti. Es el momento de entrar a la Tierra Prometida. • Deja atrás el miedo y la preocupación, mientras peleas desde la victoria, no por la victoria. • Deja de vivir por vivir y atrévete a creer que tus mejores días están por venir. • Supera el rechazo al convencerte profundamente de que eres un hijo de Dios para siempre. • Enfrenta la duda al reconocer la Palabra de Dios como la autoridad final. • Recupérate de tus errores y pon tu pasado en el pasado. TIENES TODO LO QUE NECESITAS PARA SER TODO LO QUE DIOS DESEA

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