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Race and Ethnicity

A Cultural History Of Hair in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

...This chapter explores cultural and literary representations of black Africans’ hair in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Spain. Described alongside skin color, lips and the nose, and genitalia, hair powerfully signals the racial otherness...

Constitutions

A Cultural History of Law in the Early Modern Age Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

...Some of the research for this article was carried out with the help of two grants, one from the Griswold Research Fund of the Whitney Humanities Center, and another, a Faculty Research Grant from the MacMillan Center for International...

States of War: ‘Being Civilian’ in 1940s Spain

Interrogating Francoism : History and Dictatorship in Twentieth-Century Spain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Franco's military victory on 1 April 1939 did not mean the end of the war in Spain. Civilians from the defeated side continued to be subjected to a high intensity regime of terror until at least 1948, when the state of war in Spain...

Madrid, ‘Villa y Corte’

Deborah L Parsons

Deborah L. Parsons is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Birmingham, Abdulrahim Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Madrid : Modernism and the Urban Spectacle

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

Book Chapter

...Under the Austrian Habsburg dynasty, Madrid was the fifth largest city in Europe and the royal court of an empire over which the sun never set. Somewhat paradoxically, however, its capital status was in part the result if its lack...

Basque National Identities, Youth Culture and Gender in the 1960s

Consumption and Gender in Southern Europe Since the Long 1960s

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Focusing on the cultural practices of young people in the Basque province of Gipuzkoa during the period referred to as the Long 1960s, this chapter sheds light on the role played by youth in the Basque cultural revival movement...

A Bibliographical Commentary on Biographies of Franco

Interrogating Francoism : History and Dictatorship in Twentieth-Century Spain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...In January 1936, the British Ambassador to Madrid, Sir Henry Chilton, in his routine annual report to the Foreign Office on ‘leading personalities’ within the Spanish arena, wrote a brief biographical note on ‘el general de División...

The Nineteenth-Century Capital

Deborah L Parsons

Deborah L. Parsons is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Birmingham, Abdulrahim Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Madrid : Modernism and the Urban Spectacle

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

Book Chapter

...‘How wonderful it would be to hold all the streets of Madrid in one glance’ [Qué magnífico sería abarcar en un solo momento toda la perspectiva de las calles de Madrid], the young Benito Pérez Galdós wrote in the newspaper La Nación...

Radical Segregationist Discourses and the Making of Francoism

Interrogating Francoism : History and Dictatorship in Twentieth-Century Spain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...This chapter discusses how the Franco dictatorship used antisemitism to demonize and dehumanize the Spanish Republicans, which it cast as descendants of the judeoconversos (converted Jews) and whom it deemed part...

Labor

A Cultural History of Western Empires in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

...The story of early modern empires (c. 1450—c. 1650) is largely a story of the dawning of an era of long-distance, transoceanic navigation, new trade networks, and territorial appropriation. It is also, crucially, an era of dramatic...

Food, Drink and Clothing in 1740s Madrid

A Taste for Luxury in Early Modern Europe : Display, Acquisition and Boundaries

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...Authors acknowledge financial support under grants HAR 2012-35965 Consumption, Living standards and Inequality in Spain 1400–1870. Corinne Thépaut-Cabasset, Marie Curie Research Project hosted at CTR/SAXO Institute, University of Copenhagen...