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Spain Transformed : the Late Franco Dictatoriship, 1959 - 1975

By Townson, Nigel, editor

New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Trade Paperback. Very good. Octavo (standard size) Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. 265 p. w/ essay endnotes, index. A colleciton of some 13 ssays covering the later years of the Franco regime and Spain's successful transition to democracy.

$20.00

The War and Its Shadow : Spain's Civil War in Europe's Long Twentieth Century

By Graham, Helen

Brighton, UK: Sussex Academic Press, 2015. Trade Paperback. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. 250 p. w/ illus., endnotes, bibliography, index. A study of the "exterminatory side" of this War by the Nationalist forces, and the failed effort of the Republican forces to halt military action by fascists elsewhere in Europe.

$25.00

Kingship and Favoritism in the Spain of Philip III 1598 - 1621

By Feros, Antonio

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 299 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, index. Discusses the rise of the duke of Lerma as the closest minister to the king, as well as court favoritism and the initiatives that took place during Philip's reign.

$50.00

Portuguese Oceanic Expansion, 1400 - 1800

By Bethencourt, Francisco and Diogo Ramada Curto, editors

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Trade Paperback. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. 536 p. w/ footnotes, index. 14 scholarly essays covering Economics & Society, Politics & Insitutions, Culture, and Comparision with other expansions.

$30.00

Spain in the Liberal Age from Constitution to Civil War 1808 - 1939. A History of Spain

By Esdaille, Charles J.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. softcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. xiv, 450 p. w/ a few illus. and maps, glossary, bibliography, index. A detailed study of modern Spanish history, discussing its emergence as the first post-colonial power in Europe, with special attention to the perriods of 1868-1874 and the Spanish Civil War.

$40.00

Bourbon Spain 1700 - 1808. A History of Spain

By Lynch, John

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993. softcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. xiv, 450 p. w/ a few illus. and maps, footnotes, bibliographical essay, index. A detailed study of a crucial, modernizing period in the history of the Spanish empire.

$40.00

The Courtier and the King : Ruy Gomez de Silva, Philip II, and the Court of Spain

By Boyden, James M.

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Name and address of former owner in ink on flyleaf. x, 239 p. w/ endnotes, glossary, bibliography, index. A detailed study of an upstart master courtier and the aristrocratic reaction in the Spanish court of the late 16th century.

$40.00

Aristocrats and Traders : Sevillian Society in the Sixteenth Century

By Pike, Ruth

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1972. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good (Price-Clipped) DJ. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards, more so at head and heel of dj. A very few pages have a crease at the upper corner. 243 p. w/ tables, bibliography, index. A study of social classes in Seville at the time of the opening of the New World.

$35.00

Spain's Golden Fleece : Wool Production and the Wool Trade from the Middle Ages to the Nineteenth Century

By Phillips, Carla Rahn and William D. Phillips

Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Tall octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. Covers of dj a bit scuffed. Name and address of former owner in flyleaf. 441 p. w/ tables, appendices, bibliography, index, and extensive notes. A major work on the wool trade in Spain and its relation to the rest of Europe.

$60.00

A New History of Portugal.

By Livermore, H. V.

Cambridge University Press, 1967.. Second printing. Very good octavo hardcover in good dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine and also on corners of panels. Dj has wear and rubbing along edges with scuffing to covers. Page edges are lightly browned. 365 pages with maps, illustrations, footnotes, bibliographical note, and index.

$20.00