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    Spanish History and Culture

    General History

    Carr, Raymond. Spain: a history. 2001. ISBN: 978-0192802361

     

    pre-15th c.

    Fletcher, Richard. Moorish Spain. 2006. ISBN: 978-0520248403

    Mann, Vivian. Convivencia: Jews, Muslims and Christians in Medieval Spain. 2007. ISBN: 978-0807612866

    Menocal, Maria Rosa. Ornament of the World : how Muslims, Jews and Christians created a culture of tolerance in Medieval Spain. 2003. ISBN: 978-0316168717

     

    15th century

    Merriman, Roger Bigelow. The rise of the Spanish Empire in the Old World and the New. 1923. *This 4-volume series has been reprinted as a facsimile edition, ISBN: 978-1149082386

    Thomas, Hugh. Rivers of Gold: The rise of the Spanish Empire, 1490-1522. 2004. ISBN: 978-0812970555

     

    16th century

    Lynch, John. Spain under the Habsburgs. 1984. ISBN: 978-0814750094

    Reade, Brian. The Dominance of Spain, 1550-1660. Costume of the Western World series. 1957.

     

    Spain in the New World

    Clendinnen, Inga. Ambivalent Conquests: Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, 1517-1570. 2003. ISBN: 978-0521527316

    Columbus, Christopher. The Four Voyages: Being His Own Log-book, Letters, and Dispatches with Connecting Narratives. 1992. ISBN: 978-0140442175

    Resendez, Andre. A Land So Strange: the epic journey of Cabeza de Vaca. 2009. ISBN: 978-0465068418

    Schwartz, Stuart B. Victors and Vanquished: Spanish and Nahua views of the conquest of Mexico. 2000. ISBN: 978-0312393557

    Vaca, Alvar Nunez Cabeza de. The Narrative of Cabeza de Vaca. 2003. ISBN: 978-0803264168

     

    Art

    Sureda, Joan. Golden Age of Spain: painting, sculpture, architecture. 2008. ISBN: 978-0865651982

     

    Literature

    Cervantes, Miguel. Don Quixote. Complete and unabridged edition. 2009. ISBN: 978-0451531285


     

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