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Spanish History By SC Benham
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Spanish history is some of the most fascinating and interesting you can find of any country. Some of the greatest people in world history came from Spain. Did you know, that Spain used to rule over... More > the greatest empire of the Renaissance era?! The Hapsburgs brought forth Emperor Charles V who was the most successful ruler in Spanish history. Spain was already important during the Roman Empire, as one of the most valuable provinces of the Roman Empire. Several powerful and capable Roman Emperors came from Hispania and they extended and strengthened the Roman Empire beyond what was thought possible. The capital of Madrid has seen much change throughout the centuries, Jewish, Muslim history is a part of the capital, just as is the Rconquista by the Catholic monarchs of Spain. The Spanish Inquisition, the Spanish War of Succession, the Spanish Empire and many other topics are covered in this comprehensive book.< Less
The History of the Spanish Bible By Rafael A Serrano
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This is a history of the Spanish Bible. It is an Introduction covering almost every Spanish Version of the Bible until 2014.
A History of the Spanish Heterodox By Marcelino MENÉNDEZ PELAYO
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A Spanish saga of heretics, witches and saints … Menéndez Pelayo, Spain's leading intellectual figure in the 19th century, tells the glorious tale of how Spain’s Catholicism... More > heroically survived all attemps against her; and in beautiful prose too, here rendered into English for the first time. The present volume deals with the challenges early Christianity faced in Spain prior to the Middle Ages. Books 2 and 3(in preparation) bring the history up to the eve of the Reformation. The author’s introduction to the first edition ends with a prayer: “May God give me the light of understanding and a humble firmness of will; may He steer and guide my pen to narrate without anger or bias the sad history of error among our peninsular people! May He grant that this history may foster enlightenment and benefit, not scandal, to Christians everywhere.” Few books of ecclesiastical history make for such a gripping read.< Less
The Spanish Argosy By Ashley Holt
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This is a play about the Spanish Main and a privateer that single-handedly rescued an entire province from being ransacked by the French infantry. Delightful, this text is a 7th grade reading level.
The Spanish Argosy By Ashley Holt
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This is a play about the Spanish Main and a privateer that single-handedly rescued an entire province from being ransacked by the French infantry. Delightful, this text is a 7th grade reading level.
Spanish Literature By Mike Thornton
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Reprint of a history of Spanish literature, originally produced in 1893 by Henry Butler Clarke, an accepted expert in the history and language of Spain.
The Spanish Remnant By Peter Pinyol
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Remnant is a word that defines a small group of people that were dissidents of the established church but wanted to be faithful to the Word of God, although that would cost their own lives.... More > Christian remnants in history were the direct result of the reading of the Word of God. The translation of the Bible in the vernacular language produced a revival among believers that through the reading of the eternal book wanted to follow its teachings and precepts. This book deals with the history of those Christians in Spain that found in the Word of God their faith and trust. It explains what a remnant is, which remnants were present in Spain, how they were persecuted and the most important how they survived in the midst of persecution.< Less
SPANISH IMPRESSIONS By Robert Bovington
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Robert Bovington is an Englishman living in Spain. He is so enthralled with his adopted country that it has inspired him to write about his experiences. From Almería in sun-kissed... More > Andalucía to Zaragoza in historic Aragón, the author takes us on a tour of Spain. We visit the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Córdoba's Mezquita and the Cathedral at Santiago de Compostela. We explore Spain's diverse natural landscapes – the Picos de Europa, the Sierra Nevada and the vast plains of La Mancha. During our travels, we will encounter famous Spaniards – Isaac Albéniz, Pablo Picasso and many others. Football, fiestas and flamenco are experienced whilst food and drink, Spanish style, is on the menu. We will encounter Romanesque cathedrals, Gothic churches, Moorish castles, Modernist civil buildings and beautiful plazas. Throughout the journey, the keyword is diversity. It is this diversity that has inspired Robert Bovington to provide us with his "Spanish Impressions"< Less
SPANISH VISIONS By Robert Bovington
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"SPANISH VISIONS" Robert Bovington is an Englishman living in Spain. He is enthusiastic about his adopted country and its people - so much so, that he has written a number of books... More > including "SPANISH IMPRESSIONS". "SPANISH VISIONS" is a pictorial companion to "SPANISH IMPRESSIONS" and provides the reader with a photographic impressions of a country that is a dynamic member of modern Europe - a country that until not so long ago was ruled by a military dictator following the ravages of a Civil War. From Almería in sun-kissed Andalucía to Zaragoza in historic Aragón; from ancient Antequera to Vitoria-Gasteiz in the Basque country; the author takes the reader on a tour of Spain. He visits the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Córdoba's Mezquita and the Cathedral at Santiago de Compostela. He explores Spain's diverse natural landscapes - the Picos de Europa, the Sierra Nevada, the Timanfaya National Park in Lanzarote and the vast plains of La Mancha.< Less
A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (Spanish Colonial History) By Bartolomé de las Casas
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Bartolomé's eye-opening account of Spanish colonialism in the early to mid-16th century has for centuries been a pivotal source on the topic. Following the discovery of the Americas by... More > Christopher Columbus in 1497, a great interest in the new and virgin lands was sparked in Europe. Spain, eager to capitalise on the great resources and wealth present, sent successive fleets of vessels to the Caribbean to set up colonial outposts as footholds in the new continent. Despite being small in number, the Spanish colonists had superior arms and were able to forcibly subdue the native populations. Murder, rape and other atrocities were commonplace in the process, with many natives afterwards becoming enslaved. While wealth was amassed, the moral depravity involved would appal the socially conscious at home. For his part, Las Casas would assume place as a dogged defender of West Indian peoples, putting pressure on the Spanish court to enact laws protecting native welfare.< Less

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