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Researching Spanish and Latin American Studies, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Professor Thea Pitman
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Unit One: The Liberal Revolution and the Fall of Empire in Spain

Primary Sources

1812 Constitution.

For the Spanish original, see;

For an English translation, see

Secondary Sources

Alonso, Gregorio (2018), ‘The Crisis of the Old Regime: 1808-33’, in Adrian Shubert and José Álvarez Junco (eds), The History of Modern Spain: Chronologies, Themes, Individuals (Bloomsbury Academic), pp. 15-30.   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (CHG 11/10/2019) 

Boyd, Carolyn (2000), ‘The Military and Politics, 1808-1874’, in Álvarez Junco, José, and Adrian Shubert (eds), Spanish History since 1808 (Arnold), pp. 64-79.   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (CHG 11/10/2019) 

Burdiel, Isabel and María Cruz Romeo (1998), ‘Old and New Liberalism: The Making of the Liberal Revolution’, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies (Glasgow), 75:5, 65-80. 

Callahan, William J. (1997), ‘Regalism, Liberalism, and General Franco’, The Catholic Historical Review, 83:2, 201-16. 

Carr, Raymond (2000), ‘Liberalism and Reaction, 1833-1931’, in Raymond Carr (ed.), Spain: A History (Oxford University Press), pp. 205-42.   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (CHG 11/10/2019) 

Smith, Angel (2016), ‘The Rise and Fall of “Respectable” Spanish Liberalism, 1808-1923: An Explanatory Framework’, Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies, 22:1 (2016), 55-73. 


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Unit Two: Spain under Franco: Fascisim and Its Discontents

Primary Sources


Discurso del General Francisco Franco durante la ceremonia de imposición de la Gran Cruz Laureada de San Fernando, 18 de julio de 1940, ABC, pp. 15-16 (available on Minerva in both Spanish and English)

Falange Española (1933), ‘Puntos iniciales’, 7 December,


‘La dictadura franquista I’ (2006), El País, 22 March,


Francisco Franco: Spain's Nationalist Dictator, The People Profiles: Biographies from History,

Memoria de España: ¡Franco, Franco, Franco!, Radio Televisión Española,


Secondary Sources

Anderson, Peter (2016), Friend or Foe? Occupation, Collaboration, and Selective Violence in the Spanish Civil War (Sussex Academic Press).  

Geoff Ely (2021), ‘What Is Fascism and Where Does It Come From?’ History Workshop Journal, 91:1, 1-28, 

Gallego, Ferran and Francisco Morente, eds. (2017), The Last Survivor: Cultural and Social Projects Underlying Spanish Fascism, 1931-1975 (Sussex Academic Press).  

Griffin, Roger (1993), The Nature of Fascism (Routledge).    

Loff, Manuel (2013), ‘Dios, Patria, Autoridad: La Iglesia Católica y la fascistización de los regímenes ibéricos, 1933-1945’, Espacio, Tiempo y Forma, Serie V, Historia Contemporánea, 12:25, 49-66,  

Preston, Paul (1990), The Politics of Revenge: Fascism and the Military in Twentieth-Century Spain (Unwin Hyman).  

Preston, Paul (1995), Franco: A Biography. (Fontana Press).    

Richards, Michael (1998), A Time of Silence: Civil War and the Culture of Repression in Franco’s Spain, 1936-1945 (Cambridge University Press).    

Saz, Ismael (2004), ‘Fascism, Fascistization and Developmentalism in Franco's Dictatorship’. Social History, 29:3, 342-57,  


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Unit Three: Sport and Society in Latin America

Primary Sources


‘Alocución del Presidente Juan Manuel Santos de agradecimiento a la Selección Colombia de Fútbol’, Presidencia de la República - Colombia, 6 July 2014, video:; transcript:


The Two Escobars (Zimbalist & Zimbalist 2010) [To be provided by the tutor in due course.]

Documental Golpe de Estadio II (Moreno, 2019),

Public Policy Document

Ministerio del Interior de Colombia (2014), Plan Decenal de Seguridad, Comodidad y Convivencia en el Fútbol 2014-2024 (Bogotá, Ministerio del Interior),


Secondary Sources

Bar-On, Tamir (1997), ‘The Ambiguities of Football, Politics, Culture, and Social Transformation in Latin America’, Sociological Research Online, 2(4),

Bromberger, Christian (1995), ‘Football as World View and as Ritual’, French Cultural Studies, 6:18, 293-311.

Campomar, Andreas (2015), excerpt from chapter ‘The Ball Never Tires’, from ¡Golazo! A History of Latin American Football, (Quercus), pp. 418-26. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   

Dávila Ladrón de Guevara, Andrés, and Catalina Londoño (2003), ‘La nación bajo un uniforme: Fútbol e identidad nacional en Colombia 1985-2000’, in ed. Pablo Alabarces, Futbologías: Fútbol, identidad y violencia en América Latina, (CLACSO), pp. 135-56.  

Quitián Roldán, David Leonardo (2007), ‘El narcotráfico en área penal: reflexiones sobre goles y carteles de la droga en Colombia’, Caravelle, 89:1, 157-82.  

Watson, Peter J. (2018), ‘Colombia’s Political Football: President Santos’ National Unity Project and the 2014 Football World Cup’, Bulletin of Latin American Research, 37:5, 598-612.

Watson, Peter J. (2020), ‘No Place for a Left Winger: The Historical Relationship Between Football and the FARC in Colombia’,  Journal of War & Culture Studies, 13:4, 402-23.


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Unit Four: Decolonising Spanish and Latin American Studies

Primary Sources

Sojob, María (Tzotzil, Mexico), Tote (Abuelo) (2019), 80 mins, Tzotzil and Spanish, with English subtitles; to be provided by tutor; trailer:     

Yallico, Patricia (Kichwa, Ecuador), Ñukanchipka - De nosotras (2016), 1:32 mins, no dialogue,

Chiapas Media Project / Promedios (multi-ethnic, Zapatista, Mexico), We Are Equal: Zapatista Women Speak (2004), c. 15 mins, to be provided by tutor. Available:

Paillán, Jeannette (Mapuche, Chile), Wallmapu (2001), 62 mins, Spanish and Mapudungan, no English subtitles,

Secondary Sources

Arteaga, Claudia, and Charlotte Gleghorn (2019), 'Entrevista María Sojob', Mediático, 25 February,

Gleghorn, Charlotte (2017), ‘Indigenous Filmmaking in Latin America’, in María M. Delgado, Stephen M. Hart and Randal Johnson (eds), A Companion to Latin American Cinema (Wiley Blackwell), pp. 167-86. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (chg 14/09/2020)  

Möller González, Natalia (2013), 'Estereotipos coloniales y autorepresentación en el audiovisual indígena: análisis de los documentales mapuches Wallmapu y Regreso a la tierra', Cuadernos Interculturales, 11:20, 70-102,

Möller González, Natalia (2019), 'Cine y video indígena en América Latina, 5: Directoras indígenas', Icónica: Pensamiento Fílmico, 6 November,

Reza, José Luis (2013), 'Una mirada al cine indígena: autorepresentación y el derecho a los medios audiovisuales', Cinémas d'Amérique latine, 21,

Salazar, Juan Francisco, and Amalia Cordova (2008), ‘Imperfect Media: The Poetics of Indigenous Video in Latin America’, in M. Stewart and P. Wilson (eds), Global Indigenous Media: Cultures, Poetics, and Politics (Duke University Press), pp. 39-57. 

Schiwy, Freya, Amalia Córdova, David Wood and Horacio Legrás (2018), ‘New Frameworks: Collaborative and Indigenous Media Activism’, in Marvin D’Lugo, Ana M. López and Laura Podalsky (eds), The Routledge Companion to Latin American Cinema (Routledge), pp. 204-22. 

Smith, Linda Tuhiwai (2012), Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples, 2nd ed. (Zed Books). [First published 1999.]   

Younging, Gregory (2018), Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing by and about Indigenous Peoples (Brush Education).  

Zamorano, Gabriela, and Christian León (2012), 'Video indígena, un diálogo sobre temáticas y lenguajes diversos', Chasqui, 120,


This list was last updated on 20/09/2021