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The Historical Development of Spain and Hispanic America, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Dr Angel Smith
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Readings for semester 1: The historical development of Spain.

1. Early Modern Spain

Raymond Carr (ed), Spain: A History (Oxford, 2009).

Matthew Carr, Blood and faith : the purging of Muslim Spain (London, 2009).

James Casey, Early modern Spain: a social history. (London, 1999).

A. Centeno and Eliane Enríquez, ‘Legacies of Empire?’ Theory and society. , Vol. 39, No. 3/4, (2010), pp. 343-360

R. Colin and G. Parker, The Spanish Armada, revised edition (Manchester 1999).

R. Doubleday and D. Coleman (eds.) In the light of medieval Spain : Islam, the West, and the relevance of the past (New York, 2008)

John Edwards, The Spain of the Catholic Monarchs, 1470-1520 (Oxford, 2000)

J. H. Elliott, Imperial Spain, 1469-1716 (London, 1963).

J.H. Elliott, Spain and its world 1500-1700: selected essays(London, 1989).

J.H. Elliott, Empires of the Atlantic world: Britain and Spain in America, 1492-1830, (New Haven, Conn, 2009).

John H. Elliott, ‘The Decline of Spain’, Past & present., 20 (1961), pp. 52-75.    

John H. Elliott, ‘Monarchy and Empire, 1478-1700’ in P. E. Russell (ed.) Spain : a companion to Spanish studies . London, 1973, pp. 107-144.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

M. Fernández Alvarez, Charles V: elected emperor and hereditary ruler.(London, 1975).

F. Fernández Armesto, The Spanish Armada (Oxford, 1988).

A. Feros Carrasco, Speaking of Spain : the evolution of race and nation in the Hispanic world (Cambridge MA, 2017)

J. P. Fusi, Historia mínima de España (Madrid, 2012)

Richard Herr, The eighteenth-century revolution in Spain (Princeton, N.J., 1978)

Richard Herr, 'Flow and Ebb', in Raymond Carr (ed), Spain: A History Oxford, 2000), pp. 173-204.  OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (CHG 12/11/2019)  

J.N. Hilgarth, The Spanish Kingdoms. (Oxford, 1978). 2 vols.

Richard L. Kagan, and G. Parker (eds.), Spain, Europe and the Atlantic world : essays in honour of John H. Elliott (Cambridge, 1995).

Richard L. Kagan, Clio and the Crown: The Politics of History in Medieval and Early Modern Spain (Baltimore, 2009).

H. Kamen, ‘The Decline of Spain: A Historical Myth?’ Past & present., 81, pp. 24-50 (1978).    

H. Kamen, The Spanish Inquisition: An Historical Revision (London, 1997)

H. Kamen, Philip II of Spain (London, 1997).

H. Kamen, Spain's road to empire : the making of a world power, 1492-1763 , (London, 2003)

H. Kamen, Golden Age Spain (Basingstoke, 2005).

H. Kamen, Spain 1469-1714: A Society in Conflict, 3rd ed. (Harlow, 2005).

Henry Kamen, ‘Melchor de Macanaz and the foundations of Bourbon power in Spain’, English historical review. , LXXX, CCCXVII, 1965, pp. 699-716.    

Hermann Kellenbenz, ‘The Impact of Growth on Government: The Example of Spain’, The journal of economic history. , Vol. 27, No. 3 (Sep., 1967), pp. 340-362.    

A.W. Lovett, Early Habsburg Spain 1517-1598 (Oxford, 1986).

J. Lynch, Spain under the Habsburgs. 2 vols. 2nd ed. (Oxford, 1981).

J. Lynch, Spain 1516-1598 : from nation state to world power (Oxford, 1991).

J. Lynch, Bourbon Spain 1700-1808 (Oxford, 1989).

F. O’Callaghan, Reconquest and crusade in medieval Spain (Philadelphia (PA), 2002).

G. Paquette, ‘Empire, Enlightenment and Regalism: New Directions in Eighteenth-century Spanish History’, European history quarterly. , 35 (1), 2005, 107–117.   

G. Parker, The Grand Strategy of Philip II (New Haven, 1998).

Mary Elizabeth Perry, The handless maiden : Moriscos and the politics of religion in early modern Spain (Princeton N.J., 2005).

H. Rawlings, Church, religion and society in early modern Spain . (Basingstoke, 2002).

Norman Roth, Conversos, Inquisition and the Expulsion of the Jews from Spain (Madison, 1995).

H. Thomas, Rivers of gold : the rise of the Spanish empire (London, 2003).

I.A.A Thompson, War and government in Habsburg Spain, 1560-1620 . (London, 1976).

I.A.A. Thompson, War and Society in Habsburg Spain (London, 1992).

J. Vicens Vives, Approaches to the history of Spain. (Berkeley, University of California Press, 1967)

2. Modern Spain

Gregorio Alonso, 'The Crisis of the Old Regime, 1808-33', in Adrian Shubert and José Alvarez Junco (eds), The History of Modern Spain: Chronologies, Themes, Individuals (London, 2018), pp.15-30  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Jean René Aymes, 'Popular Resistance in Spain', in Michael Broers et al, The Napoleonic Empire and the New European Political Culture (London: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2012), pp. 270-281.    

J. Alvarez Junco and A. Shubert (eds), Spanish history since 1808 (London, 2000).

Isabel Burdiel, ‘Myths of Failure, Myths of Success: New Perspectives on Nineteenth Century Spanish Liberalism, Journal of Modern History, vol. 70, no. 4 (1998), pp. 891-912.    

Isabel Burdiel and Maria Cruz Romeo, 'Old and New Liberalism: The Making of the Liberal Revolution, 1808-1844', Bulletin of Spanish studies, 75: 5 (1998), pp. 65-80.   

F. Bonaddio and X. de Ros (eds), Crossing fields in modern Spanish culture . (Oxford, 2003).

G. Brennan, The Spanish Labyrinth (Cambridge, 1990).

J. Butt, Writers and politics in modern Spain. (New York, 1978).

W. J. Callahan, Church, Society and Politics in Spain, 1750-1874 (Cambridge Mass., 1984).

W.J. Callahan, 'The Origins of the Conservative Church in Spain', European Studies Review, vol. 10 (1980).

R. Carr, Spain 1808-1975 , 2nd ed. (Oxford, 1982).

R. Carr, Modern Spain, 1875-1980 (Oxford, 2001).

Raymond Carr, "Liberalism and Reaction, 1833-1931", in R. Carr (ed.), Spain: A History (Oxford, 2000), pp. 205-242.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

E. Christiansen, The Origins of Military Power in Spain, 1800-1854 (Oxford, 1967).

Michael P. Costeloe, Response to Revolution: Imperial Spain and the American Revolutions, 1810-1840 (Cambridge, 1986).

J.Cruz, The Rise of the Middle Class in Nineteenth Century Spain (Baton Rouge, 2011).

Charles S. Esdaile, Fighting Napoleon: Guerillas, Bandits and Adventurers in Spain, 1808-1814 (Yale, 2004).

Charles S. Esdaile, The Peninsular War: A New History (London: Penguin, 2003).

Charles S. Esdaile, War and Politics in Spain, 1818-1814', Historical Journal, vol. 31 (1988).

Charles S. Esdaile, 'Heroes or Villains? The Spanish Guerrillas and the Peninsular War', History Today, vol. 38 (1988).

Ronald Fraser, Napoleon's Cursed War: Spanish Popular Resistance in the Peninsular War, 1808-1814 (Verso, 2008).

David Gates, The Spanish Ulcer: A History of the Peninsular War (London: Allen and Unwin, 1986).

Brian Hamnet, ' Constitutional Theory and Political Reality: Liberalism, Traditionalism, and the Spanish Cortes, 1810-1814, Journal of Modern History, vol. 50 (1977).

Paul Haywood, 'The Labour Movement in Spain before 1914', in Richard Geary (ed), Labour and Socialist Movements in Europe before 1914 (Oxford, 1989), pp. 231-65.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Richard Herr, 'Good, Evil, and Spain's Uprising against Napoleon', in Richard Herr and Harold Parker (eds), Ideas in History: Essays Presented to Louis Gottschalk by His Former Students (Durham N.C., 1965).  OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 07/12/2020) 

H. Kamen, Imagining Spain : historical myth & national identity (New Haven,Yale University Press, 2008).

J. Lawrence Tone, The Fatal Knot: The Guerrilla War in Navarre and the Defeat of Napoleon in Spain (Chapel Hill, 1994).

M. Lawrence, Spain's First Carlist War (Basingstoke, 2014)

Joan-Lluís Marfany, ‘Catalonia and Spain’, in Isabel Burdiel and James Casey (eds), Identities: Nations, Provinces and Regions, 1500-1900 (University of East Anglia, 1996), pp. 121-132.   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Katharina Rowold, 'Educated Women Give Birth to Advanced Nations, 1868-1940', in The educated woman: minds, bodies, and women's higher education in Britain, Germany, and Spain, 1865-1914 (London, 2010), pp. 155-180.    

Christopher J. Ross, Spain since 1812 [electronic resource] , 3rd ed (London, 2009).

A. Shubert, A Social History of Modern Spain (London, 1990).

A Shubert and J. Alvarez Junco (eds), Spanish History since 1808 (London, 1999).

A Shubert and J. Alvarez Junco (eds), The History of Modern Spain: Chronologies, Themes, Individuals (London, 2018).

A. Smith, Historical Dictionary of Spain, 3rd ed. (Lanham, 2018).

G. Thomson, The birth of modern politics in Spain : democracy, association and revolution, 1854-75 (Basingstoke, 2009).

G. Tortella Casares,The development of modern Spain : an economic history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries (Cambridge, Mass.; London, 2000).

Mikel Urquijo, Mikel, "The Democratic Revolution as a Path towards the Republic (Spain, 1873),"Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies: Vol. 36, no.. 1 (2011).     

M. Vincent Spain 1833-2002: people and state (Oxford, 2007)

Readings for semester 2: The historical development of Pre-Colonial and Colonial Spanish America.

Philip Ainsworth “The Rebellion of Tupac-Amaru II, 1780-1781”, The Hispanic American historical review. , 2:1 (1919), pp. 1-25   

K.J. Andrien, Andean worlds : indigenous history, culture, and consciousness under Spanish rule, 1532-1825 (2001).

H.L. Bennett, Africans in Colonial Mexico : absolutism, Christianity, and Afro-Creole consciousness, 1570-1640 (2003).

L. Bethell (ed.) The Cambridge History of Latin America (13 vols. 1984-96). [Choose one volume on our period]

F. Cervantes, The Devil in the New World : the impact of diabolism in New Spain (1997).

J.C. Chasteen, Americanos : Latin America's struggle for independence (New York, 2008).

I. Clendinnen, Ambivalent Conquests: Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, 1517-1570 (2003).

I. Clendinnen, Aztecs [electronic resource] : an interpretation (ebook)

M.P. Costeloe, Response to revolution : imperial Spain and the Spanish American revolutions, 1810-1840 (New York,1986).

J.L. Domínguez, Insurrection or loyalty : the breakdown of the Spanish American empire (Cambridge Mass.,1980)

T. D’Altroy, The Incas (2002).

F. Fernández Armesto, Columbus (1991)

D.R. Galindo, To sin no more : Franciscans and conversion in the Hispanic world, 1683-1830 (2018)

H.S. Klein and B. Vinson III, African Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2nd ed. (2007).

J. Kinsbruner, Independence in Spanish America : civil wars, revolutions, and underdevelopment , 4th ed. (2004).  

J. Kinsbruner, The colonial Spanish-American city : urban life in the age of Atlantic capitalism (2005).

K. Lane, Pillaging the empire : global piracy on the high seas, 1500-1750 (1998).

John Leddy Phelan, The people and the King [electronic resource] : the Comunero Revolution in Colombia, 1781 (1978).

L.A. Lewis, Hall of mirrors : power, witchcraft, and caste in colonial Mexico (2003).

S. Lockhart, and J. Schwartz, Early Latin America : a history of colonial Spanish America and Brazil (1983).

Patricia Lopes Don, “Franciscans, Indian Sorcerers, and the Inquisition in New Spain, 1536-1543”, Journal of World History, 17: 1 (2006), pp. 27-49.   

J. Lynch, The Spanish American Revolutions 1808-1826 (1986).

J. Lynch, ‘The Origins of American Independence’, in Leslie Bethell (ed), The Cambridge History of Latin America, vol. III., From Independence c. 1870 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985), pp. 28-41.   

J. Lynch, Simon Bolivar : a life (2006)

John Lynch, ‘The Origins of Spanish American Independence’, in The Cambridge History of Latin America, vol. 3, From Independence to c. 1870 (Cambridge, 1985), pp. 3-50  OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 08/10/2018) 

A. McFarlane, War and independence in Spanish America (2014).

M. Restall, The Maya world : Yucatec culture and society, 1550-1850 (1997).

M. Restall, Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest (2004).

Restall, M,  and K. Lane, Latin America in colonial times (Cambridge, 2011).

J.E. Rodríguez, The independence of Spanish America (New York, 1998)

S. Gruzinski, The Aztecs : rise and fall of an empire (1992)

S. Gruzinski, The conquest of Mexico : the incorporation of Indian societies into the Western world, 16th-18th centuries (1993).

I. Scwhartz (ed.), Victors and vanquished : Spanish and Nahua views of the Conquest of Mexico (2000).

I. Silverblatt, Moon, sun, and witches [electronic resource] : gender ideologies and class in Inca and colonial Peru (1987).

I. Silverblatt, Modern Inquisitions [electronic resource] : Peru and the colonial origins of the civilized world (2004).

S.M. Socolow, The women of colonial Latin America (2000).

W.B. Taylor, Drinking, homicide & rebellion in colonial Mexican villages [electronic resource] (1979).

V. Velasco Murillo, Urban indians in a silver city : Zacatecas, Mexico, 1546-1810 (2016).

P. Wearne, Return of the Indian : conquest and revival in the Americas (1996).

This list was last updated on 20/09/2021