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Iberianism and Crisis: Spain and Portugal at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Iberianism and Crisis: Spain and Portugal at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
By Robert Patrick Newcomb

Robert Patrick Newcomb’s Iberianism and Crisis examines how prominent peninsular essay writers and public intellectuals who were active around the turn of the twentieth century looked to Iberianism to address a succession of political, economic, and social crises that shook the Spanish and Portuguese states to their foundations.

Available Mar 2018
A New History of Iberian Feminisms
A New History of Iberian Feminisms
Edited by Silvia Bermúdez and Roberta Johnson

A New History of Iberian Feminisms is both a chronological history and an analytical discussion of feminist thought in the Iberian Peninsula, including Portugal, territories of Span, and the Basque Provinces, Catalonia, and Galicia, from the eighteenth century to the present day.

Available Feb 2018
Spaniards in Mauthausen: Representations of a Nazi Concentration Camp, 1940-2015
Spaniards in Mauthausen: Representations of a Nazi Concentration Camp, 1940-2015
By Sara J. Brenneis

By examining narratives about Spanish Mauthausen victims over the past seventy years, author Sara J. Brenneis provides a historical, critical, and chronological analysis of a virtually unknown body of work.

Available Feb 2018
Spanish Modernism and the Poetics of Youth: From Miguel de Unamuno to La Joven Literatura
Spanish Modernism and the Poetics of Youth: From Miguel de Unamuno to La Joven Literatura
By Leslie J. Harkema

In Spanish Modernism and the Poetics of Youth: From Miguel de Unamuno to La Joven Literatura, Leslie J. Harkema analyzes the literature of the modernist period in Spain in light of the emergence of youth culture in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

Available Dec 2017
Edging Toward Iberia
Edging Toward Iberia
By Jean Dangler

In Edging Toward Iberia Jean Dangler proposes a combination of network theory by Manuel Castells and World-Systems Analysis as devised by Immanuel Wallerstein to show how network and system principles can be employed to conceptualize and analyze nonmodern Iberia.

Published Jun 2017
Moors Dressed as Moors: Clothing, Social Distinction and Ethnicity in Early Modern Iberia
Moors Dressed as Moors: Clothing, Social Distinction and Ethnicity in Early Modern Iberia
By Javier Irigoyen-García

In Moors Dressed as Moors, Javier Irigoyen-Garcia draws on a wide range of sources to reveal the currency of Moorish clothing in early modern Iberian society.

Published Apr 2017
The Epic of Juan Latino: Dilemmas of Race and Religion in Renaissance Spain
The Epic of Juan Latino: Dilemmas of Race and Religion in Renaissance Spain
By Elizabeth R. Wright

In The Epic of Juan Latino, Elizabeth R. Wright tells the story of Renaissance Europe’s first black poet and his epic poem on the naval battle of Lepanto, Austrias Carmen (The Song of John of Austria).

Published Jul 2016
The Task of the Cleric: Cartography, Translation, and Economics in Thirteenth-Century Iberia
The Task of the Cleric: Cartography, Translation, and Economics in Thirteenth-Century Iberia
By Simone Pinet

In The Task of the Cleric, Simone Pinet considers the composition of the Libro de Alexandre in the context of cartography, political economy, and translation.

Published May 2016
From Body to Community: Venereal Disease and Society in Baroque Spain
From Body to Community: Venereal Disease and Society in Baroque Spain
By Cristian Berco

Using the sole surviving admissions book for Toledo, Spain’s Hospital de Santiago, Cristian Berco reconstructs the lives of men and women afflicted with the pox by tracing their experiences before, during, and after their hospitalization.

Published Mar 2016
Food Matters: Alonso Quijano's Diet and the Discourse of Food in Early Modern Spain
Food Matters: Alonso Quijano's Diet and the Discourse of Food in Early Modern Spain
By Carolyn A. Nadeau

Through an inventive and original engagement with Don Quixote and other Golden Age literature, Carolyn A. Nadeau explores the shifts in Spain’s cultural and gastronomic history.

Published Mar 2016