all ebooks in category: History of Spain & Portugal (27)

A Kingdom of Stargazers: Astrology and Authority in the Late Medieval Crown of Aragon
2011 | ISBN: 0801449847, 1501713507 | English | 232 pages | EPUB | 0.8 MB

Astrology in the Middle Ages was considered a branch of the magical arts, one informed by Jewish and Muslim scientific knowledge in Muslim Spain. As …

«The Basque Country» by Paddy Woodworth
English | ISBN: 9781908493224 | EPUB | 2.6 MB

The Basque Country is a land of fascinating paradoxes and enigmas. Home to one of Europe's oldest peoples and most mysterious languages, with a living …

Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition
English | EPUB | 1.3 MB

The New World story of the Spanish explorer Cabeza de Vaca in his own words This riveting true story is the first major narrative detailing …

Iberian World Empires and the Globalization of Europe 1415–1668
English | 2019 | ISBN: 9811308322 | 520 Pages | PDF | 5 MB

This open access book analyses Iberian expansion by using knowledge accumulated in recent years to test some of the most important theories regarding Europe’s economic …

«The Story of Spain» by Charles Horne
English | ISBN: 9781531262938 | EPUB | 0.3 MB

Far back among the shadows of prehistoric times, a horde of Celts swarmed over the Pyrenees into this land of the Iberians, encountering possibly a …

To Live Like a Moor: Christian Perceptions of Muslim Identity in Medieval and Early Modern Spain
2018 | ISBN: 0812249488 | English | 248 pages | PDF | 8 MB

What do clothing, bathing, or dining habits reveal about one's personal religious beliefs? Nothing, of course, unless such outward bodily concerns are perceived to hold …

World Without End: Spain, Philip II, and the First Global Empire
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0812998111 | 496 pages | EPUB | 25,6 MB

Following Rivers of Gold and The Golden Empire and building on five centuries of scholarship, World Without End is the epic conclusion of an unprecedented …

War in the Iberian Peninsula, 700–1600
English | April 23, 2018 | ISBN: 1138707457, 0815399995 | EPUB | 352 pages | 10 MB

War in the Iberian Peninsula, 700–1600 is a panoramic synthesis of the Iberian Peninsula including the kingdoms of Leon and Castile, Aragon, Portugal, Navarra, al-Andalus …

Queen of the Sea : A History of Lisbon
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1849049971 | 342 Pages | PDF | 4.93 MB

Lisbon's charm is legendary, but its vibrant 2,000-year history is not widely known, from its Roman legacy to its centuries under Moorish rule. Its journey …

African Kings and Black Slaves : Sovereignty and Dispossession in the Early Modern Atlantic
English | 2019 | ISBN: 081225063X | 240 Pages | ePUB | 0.77 MB

As early as 1441, and well before other European countries encountered Africa, small Portuguese and Spanish trading vessels were plying the coast of West Africa, …