Books tagged: spanish history

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The Woman who Rewrote History
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Price: Free! Words: 16,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Luisa Isabel Álvarez de Toledo, 21st Duchess of Medina Sidonia, was known as the Red Duchess for her political views and imprisoned by Franco during Spain´s fascist dictatorship. She found evidence in her family's archive that much of Spain's accepted history had been 'cleaned up'. To preserve the archive for posterity she married her secretary on her deathbed, disinheriting her children.
Inside the Tortilla: A Journey in Search of Authenticity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Life has a habit of throwing obstacles in your path for a good reason. When two nomads set out on an epic journey into the heart of the Deep South of Spain in search of a town that still cooked it's food rather than shopped for it, they discover something more than a simple recipe. Bill Bryson meets Laurie Lee in this captivating account of the search for authenticity in the home of the tortilla.
Sailors, Scientists, Spies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Sailors describes the lives of two Spanish naval officers. Jorge Juan and Antonio Ulloa, chosen in 1735 by Philip V to represent Spanish interests on a French expedition to South America. Their experiences on this journey and their later contributions to eighteenth-century Spain were remarkable, from ship design to canal building, mining, dangerous sea patrols to naming the base metal platinum.
Culture Briefing: Spain - Your guide to Spanish culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Spain provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the Spanish way of life. You'll discover their culture, customs, family life, arts, history, politics. leisure activities and much more. Whether visiting Spain, working on a class paper or doing business with the Spanish, Culture Briefing: Spain will be an invaluable resource.
Beginnings : Where A Life Begins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,440. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
It is early 1939 and the end of the Spanish Civil War as Maria Abene, heavily pregnant and with young son to care for, frantically flees Franco’s fascist forces across the border dividing the colourful Basque countries of Spain and France. Tragedy and an ancient cycle of murder and revenge stalk her every step. An epic historical tale of genetic memories and time-travel spanning millenia.
Boriken 1493 D.C.
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Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Puerto Rico, principios de la colonización. Un joven taíno y su hermano Dagüao estaban teniendo un día de cacería ordinario. Pero según trascurría el tiempo, lo que se podía llamar común para ellos, había dejado de serlo.