The Routledge Hispanic Studies Companion to Nineteenth-Century Spain brings together an international team of expert contributors in this critical and innovative volume that redefines nineteenth-century Spain in a multi-national, multi-lingual, and transnational way.
This interdisciplinary volume examines questions moving beyond the traditional concept of Spain as a singular, homogenous entity to a new understanding of Spain as an unstable set of multipolar and multilinguistic relations that can be inscribed in different translational ways.
This invaluable resource will be of interest to advanced students and scholars in Hispanic Studies.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Rethinking the Nineteenth Century and Spain: Critical Configurations. 1 Caribbean siblings: sisterly affinities and differences between Cuba and Puerto Rico in the nineteenth century 2 Good Spanish, better Basques: culture, politics, and identity construction in the Basque diaspora of the nineteenth century 3 The Cors de Clavé: popular music, republicanism, and social regeneration 4 Health policies and liberal reforms 5 Equatorial Guinea: colonization and cultural dislocation (1827-1931) 6 Global Hispanophone cultural production in the nineteenth-century Maghreb and the Ottoman Empire 7 Fortuny and the Spanish-Moroccan War (1859-1860): battle paintings and orientalist pictorial production 8 The Philippines in the context of the nineteenth-century Spanish Empire 9 Nineteenth-century realism and political economy: the plot against the equation 10 Colonial wars, gender, and the nation in nineteenth-century Spain: soldiers' writings, metropolitan views 11 Guidebooks, panoramas, and architecture: competing national constructions in Catalonia and Spain 12 Navigating stereotypes and perceptions of Spain 13 Partial protagonists: biography, fiction, and the nineteenth-century legacy in Rosa Chacel and Benjamín Jarnés 14 Posterity and periphery in late nineteenth-century Galicia 15 Urbanization in upheaval: Spanish cities, agents and targets of a slow transformation 16 Spain and the visual culture of suffering 17 Recreating the homeland abroad: migrants, settlers, and the Iberian identities in the Americas, 1870-1920 18 Ruins of civilization: the classics at the foundation of Iberian nationalisms 19 Y ahora seremos españoles: the uncertainties of Puerto Rican identity in the late Spanish Empire 20 The legacies of Atlantic slavery in nineteenth-century Spain 21 Women in nineteenth-century paintings: an imaginary album of daily life 22 Theater spaces in Barcelona, 1800-1850 23 Education and citizenship in the construction of the Spanish State: from the Constitution of Cadiz to the creation of the Ministry of Public Education (1812-1900) 24 The Yucatan Channel and the limits of "Spain" in the mid-nineteenth century 25 Politics, affect, and the negotiations of gender in Concepción Arenal's antislavery writings 26 "Los que no pueden ser otra cosa": nineteenth-century state arts administration and Spanish identity 27 The dream of a Federal Republic: United States independence as a model for Rossend Arús i Arderiu's activism and freemason ideology
Elisa Martí-López is Associate Professor Emerita of Spanish at Northwestern University, USA.