Books tagged: spanish history

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Chilling Out In Ibiza (By Staying Through The Winter)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,430. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Chilling out in Ibiza (by staying through the winter) tells the tale of life on the island of Ibiza. When Don C. Andrews took a job at the island's international school, he had no idea that he would be joining an astonishing community of eccentrics. This is a story of a beautiful island an an extraordinary time, which will enchant and captivate Ibiza insiders and newcomers alike.
Vasco De Nunez Balboa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
Vasco De Nunez Balboa journeyed to Santa Maria del Darien in a cask on board one of Francisco de Enciso's ships. Balboa was merely a deck hand after he revealed himself to a most surprised captain. It is lucky for Vasco De Nunez that he wasn't left by Enciso on a desert island. Balboa made it to Darien and became a favorite of the crew. Following an insurrection he rose to lead what is now Panama.
Paco Godia Spain's First Formula One Driver
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Paco Godia was a works Maserati driver and later entered private Maseratis when the factory broke ties with him. Godia was not a major player in Grand Prix racing, entering his first race, the '51 Spanish Grand Prix and his last, the 1958 French Grand Prix at Reims, within a span of seven seasons. Godia also raced sports cars until '68. Among his best finishes was a 4th at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Marquis de Portago Spanish Ferrari Driver and Playboy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Marquis de Portago was an all around athlete who competed in death defying sports like steeplechase, bobsled, and sports car racing. He had affairs with international celebrities like model Dorian Leigh and Mexican actress Linda Christian. From a family of Spanish aristocracy and the Count of Barcelona became the godfather of his children. My book was researched minutely from vintage newspapers.
Boriken 1493 D.C.
Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
Beginnings : Where A Life Begins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,620. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by HPEditions. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
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It is early 1939 and the end of the Spanish Civil War as young Maria Abene, heavily pregnant and with a tiny son to care for, frantically flees Franco’s fascist forces across the border dividing the colorful 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
Culture Briefing: Spain - Your guide to Spanish culture and customs
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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.
Sailors, Scientists, Spies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
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.
The Woman who Rewrote History
Price: Free! Words: 16,560. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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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.