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Catalan Language and Culture II, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Professor Angel Smith
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 TEXTBOOKS ISBN: 978848297

No textbooks.

But you maybe find helpful these manuals:

 1. BASTONS, N.; MAS, M. i altres. Veus 3 : curs comunicatiu de català : enfocament per tasques . Barcelona: PAM, 2008. (Llibre d'exercicis, llibre de l'alumne i material àudio en suport CD). 

2. ROIG, N. i altres. Passos 2 . Barcelona: Octaedro, 2007. (Llibre de l'alume i quaderns d'exercicis). 

3. BASTONS, N.; BERNADÓ, C.; COMAJOAN, Ll. Gramàtica pràctica de català : marc europeu comú de referència per a les llengües A1-B2 ISBN: 9788430733965 paperback; 8430733965 paperback (inclou solucionari) . Barcelona: Teide, 2011.

4. BADIA, D.; GARCIA BALASCH, T.; VERDENY, L.; PARÉS, A. Activitats de gràmatica, Català elemental : B1. Barcelona: Teide, 2013


CASAGRAN, R. Ara que estem junts. Una història de guerra, exili i innocència. Barcelona: Edicions 62, la butxaca, 2015.


XURIGUERA, Joan Baptista. Els verbs conjugats. Barcelona: Claret, 1998.

Catalan dictionary : English-Catalan, Catalan-English ISBN: 0415108020 (acid-free paper). London: New York: Routledge, 1994.


The Rise of Catalan Nationalism

Borja de Riquer, 'La crisis del '98 y la irrupcion del catalismo en la vida politica espanola', in Borja de Riquer, Escolta, Espanya : la cuestión catalana en la época liberal ISBN: 8495379333 (Madrid, 2001), pp. 185-204.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Conversi, Daniel, The Basques, the Catalans and Spain : alternative routes to nationalist mobilisation ISBN: 1850652686 (pbk) : £14.95; 1850652538 (London, 1997).

Conversi, Daniel, ‘Language or race? The choice of core values in the development of Catalan and Basque nationalisms’, Ethnic and racial studies. ISSN: 0141-9870, 13 (1990).

Díez Medrano, Juan, ‘Patterns of Development and Nationalism: Basque and Catalan Nationalism before the Civil War’, Theory and society. ISSN: 0304-2421, vol.23, no.4 (1994), pp. 541-69.    

Díez Medrano, Juan, Divided nations : class, politics, and nationalism in the Basque Country and Catalonia ISBN: 0801430925 (Ithaca, 1995).

Llobera, J.M., ‘The idea of Volksgeist in the formation of Catalan nationalist ideology’, Ethnic and racial studies. ISSN: 0141-9870, 6, 3 (1983).  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Marfany, Joan-Lluís, ‘Catalonia and Spain’, in Isabel Burdiel and James Casey (eds), Identities : nations, provinces and regions, 1550-1900 : proceedings of the III Anglo-Spanish Historical Studies Seminar held at the University of East Anglia, 25-26 October 1996 ISBN: 0953606805 (Norwich, 1999), pp. 121-132.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Peers, Alison, Catalonia infelix (London, 1937).

Jones, Norman, ‘Regionalism and Revolution in Catalonia’ in Paul Preston (ed), Revolution and War in Spain, 1931-1939 (London, 1984).     

Smith, Angel, The Origins of Catalan Nationalism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), chapters, 7-8.

Harrison, Joseph, ‘La Espanya Catalana: Catalanist Plans to Transform Spain into a Modern Catalanist Economy. 1898-1923’, Journal of Iberian and Latin American studies. ISSN: 1470-1847; 1469-9524, vol.7, no.2. (2001), pp.144-54.   

The Catalan/Catalanist Cultural Base

Alcoberro, Agustí, ‘Els mites fundacionals’, L’Avenç, no. 150 (1991), pp. 16-21. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 26/07/2018) 

Brandes, Stanley, ‘The Sardana: Catalan Dance and Catalan National Identity’, Journal of American folklore. ISSN: 0021-8715, vol 103 (1990).     

Cattini, G.C., 'Myths and Symbols in the Political Culture of Catalan Nationalism, 1880-1914', Nations and Nationalisms, vol. 21, no. 3 (2015), pp. 445-460.  OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 26/07/2018)  

Freedman, Paul, ‘Cowardice, Heroism, and the Legendary Origins of Catalonia’, Past and Present, no. 121 (1988), pp. 3-28.

Nogué, Joan, ‘Nacionalismo, paisaje y territorio en Cataluña’, in Nicholás Ortega Cantero (ed), Paisaje, memoria histórica e identidad nacional ISBN: 8474779855; 9788474779851 (Madrid, 2005), pp. 147-69.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Smith, Angel The Origins of Catalan Nationalism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), chs. 6-7.

The modernista movement

Bassagoda Nonell, Juan, Antonio Gaudi : master architect ISBN: 0789202204 (Nwe York: Abbeville, 2000).

Bayà, M. Risa, La vida d'Antoni Gaudí ISBN: 8497662091 (Eumo); 9788497662093 (Eumo); 9788447531677 (Univ) (Barcelona: Universitat de Barcelona, 2007).

Bergos, J., and M. Llimargas. Gaudi, the man and his work ISBN: 0821226274. Boston: Little Brown, 1999.

Casacubertal Margarida, Santiago Rusiñol : vida, literatura i mite ISBN: 8478268839 (Barcelona: Abadia de Montserrat, 1997).

Casanelles, E. Antonio Gaudi : a reappraisal. ISBN: 0289279003. Greenwich, Conn.: New York Graphic Society, 1965.

Coad, Emma D., ‘Catalan Modernista Architecture: Using the Past to Build the Modern’ in Helen Graham and Jo Labanyi (eds), Spanish cultural studies : an introduction : the struggle for modernity ISBN: 0198151993 (pbk); 0198151950 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995), pp. 58-62.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Fabra, Jaume, Josep M. Huertas and Pere Bohigas, Monuments de Barcelona ISBN: 8485905210 (Barcelona, 1984).   

Hensbergen, Gijs, Gaudi : a biography ISBN: 0006548784(pbk.) : £9.99 (London: HarperCollins, 2000).

Hughes, Robert, Barcelona ISBN: 1860468241 (London, 1992).

Moldoveanu, Mihail. Barcelona : arquitecturas de la exuberancia ISBN: 8477826951; 9788477826958. Barcelona: Lunwerg, 1996.

Red Barcelona

  1. i) Works on anarchism

Joll, James, The Anarchists (London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1964).

Woodgate, George, Anarchism: A history of libertarian ideas and movements (Peterborough: Broodview, 2004).

  1. ii) Labour in Spain

Heywood, Paul. “The Labor Movement in Spain before 1914.” In Labour and socialist movements in Europe before 1914 ISBN: 085496200X; 0854967052, ed Richard Geary. Oxford: Berg, 1989.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Smith, Angel. “Spain.” In Stefan Berger and David Broughton (eds.). The Force of Labour: The Western European Labour Movement and the Working Class in the Twentieth century. Oxford: Berg, 1995.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

  • iii) Spanish and Catalan Radicalism and Anarchism

Álvarez Junco, José. The emergence of mass politics in Spain ISBN: 1902210972 (pbk ; hc : alk. paper); 1902210964 Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2002.

Bookchin, Murray. The Spanish anarchists : the heroic years, 1868-1936 ISBN: 187317604X. New York: Harper 1978.

Casanova, Julián. Anarchism, the Republic and the Spanish Civil War, 1931-1939 ISBN: 041532095x. London: Routledge, 2004.

Connelly Ullman, Joan. The tragic week : a study of anti-clericalism in Spain, 1875-1912. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1968.

Connelly Ullman, Joan, “The Warp and the Woof of Parliamentary Politics in Spain, 1808-1939: Anticlericalism versus ‘NeoCatholicism’.” European studies review. ISSN: 0014-3111 13, No. 2 (April 1983): 145-176.

Ealham, Chris. “Anarchism and Illegality in Barcelona, 1931-1937.” Contemporary European history. ISSN: 0960-7773 4, no. 2 (July 1995): 133-151.    

Ealham, Chris, Class, Culture and Conflict in Barcelona, 1898-1937 (London: Routledge, 2005).

Kaplan, Temma. “Female Consciousness and Collective Action: the Case of Barcelona, 1900-1918.” Signs. ISSN: 0097-9740 7, no. 3 (1982): 545-566.    

Kaplan, Temma. “Women’s Communal Strikes in the Crisis of 1917-22.” In R. Bridenthal, C. Koonz and S. Stuard (eds), Becoming Visible: Women in European History. 2nd ed. Boston: Houghton MiMin, 1977.

Kaplan, Temma. “Other Scenarios: Women and Spanish Anarchism.” In R. Bridenthal, C. Koonz and S. Stuard (eds.), Becoming Visible: Women in European History. 2nd ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1977, pp.401-21.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Kern, Richard. Red years/black years : a political history of Spanish anarchism, 1911-1937 ISBN: 0915980541; 0915980835 (pbk.). Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, 1978.

Rider, Nick. “The Practice of Direct Action: The Barcelona Rent Strike of 1931.” In For Anarchism: History, Theory and Practice, ed. David Goodway. London: Routledge, 1989.    

Smith, Angel (ed), Red Barcelona. Social Protest and Labour Mobilisation in the Twentieth Century (London: Routledge, 2002).

Smith, Angel, Anarchism, revolution and reaction : Catalan labour and the crisis of the Spanish State, 1898-1923 ISBN: 1845451767 (hbk.) (Oxford: Berghahn, 2007).

This list was last updated on 17/09/2020