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A Nation upon the Ocean Sea: Portugal’s Atlantic Diaspora and the Crisis of the Spanish Empire, 1492-1640

Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195175691
eISBN:
9780199872060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175691.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

With the opening of sea routes in the 15th century, groups of men and women left Portugal to establish themselves across the ports and cities of the Atlantic or Ocean Sea. They were refugees and ... More


Mazzini and Spain, 1820–72

Guy Thomson

in Giuseppe Mazzini and the Globalization of Democratic Nationalism, 1830-1920

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264317
eISBN:
9780191734472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264317.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Italian factor in Spanish politics between the ‘liberal triennium’ (1820–3), when Mazzini first showed an interest in Spain, and his death in 1872. The first part looks at ... More


The European Union and the Accommodation of Basque Difference in Spain

Angela K. Bourne

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067501
eISBN:
9781781701348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067501.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

How does the European Union affect devolution and nationalist conflict in member states? Does the EU reduce the scope of regional self-government or enhance it? Does it promote conflict or ... More


A King Travels: Festive Traditions in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain

Teofilo F. Ruiz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153575
eISBN:
9781400842247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153575.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the scripting and performance of festivals in Spain between 1327 and 1620, offering an unprecedented look at the different types of festivals that were held in Iberia during this ... More


The Executive and the Law in Spain

Daniel Sarmiento

in The Executive and Public Law: Power and Accountability in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199285594
eISBN:
9780191700361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285594.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In 1978, Spanish politics and public law experienced a dramatic change, both in scope and content. After a dictatorship under General Franco spanning forty years in the aftermath of a cruel civil ... More


From Dismantling by Default to Arena Shifting? Child Benefits Policy in Spain

Andrea Bianculli, Nicole Jenne, and Jacint Jordana

in Dismantling Public Policy: Preferences, Strategies, and Effects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656646
eISBN:
9780191746000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656646.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter analyses the dismantling of child benefits in Spain between 1975 and 1990. In comparison to Portugal, which has maintained its benefit policy over many years, it identifies some of the ... More


Hope for the Middle Classes

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Communist party's efforts to protect the interests of the urban and rural middle classes. A minor factor in Spanish politics before the Civil War, the Communist party would ... More


Introduction

Alejandro Yarza

in The Making and Unmaking of Francoist Kitsch Cinema: From Raza to Pan's Labyrinth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748699247
eISBN:
9781474444729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699247.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Francoist kitsch is interpreted as an essential part of a politically eclectic discourse whose study brings together aesthetics, film theory and the politics of fascist Spain. Drawing on conceptual ... More


The Tomb That Is the Almendares River

Sherry Johnson

in Climate and Catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834930
eISBN:
9781469602622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869345_johnson.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the hurricane of June 1791 and how it came at a critical juncture in Cuban history. Lingering over western Cuba for several days, the hurricane was the cause of a flood that ... More


Europe or Africa?: A Contemporary Study of the Spanish North African Enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla

Peter Gold

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239857
eISBN:
9781846313066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313066
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Ceuta and Melilla are two enclaves on the northern coast of Africa that have been Spanish for centuries, but which are claimed by the Kingdom of Morocco. As an integral part of Spain, the towns have ... More


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