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  • Planning Law and Practice in Northern Ireland

    Edited by Stephen McKay, Michael Murray

    Each of the jurisdictions within the UK and Ireland is refining the operational characteristics of its planning system and while there are some common practices, it is also the case that there are substantive divergences. In each territory the planning template is fundamentally shaped within a…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02 

  • The Maternal Imaginary in Early Modern Hispanic Culture

    By Emilie Bergmann

    Looking beyond Don Quixote and the popular theater, this study brings together non-canonical works from Spanish and Spanish American colonial writers in diverse genres, to illustrate the multi-faceted possibilities and the cultural limitations of representations of mothers and mothering in this…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Catalan

    An Essential Grammar

    By Nicolau Dols Salas, Richard Mansell

    Catalan: An Essential Grammar is a concise and convenient guide to the basic grammatical structure of Catalan. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging Grammar uses clear explanations and sets out the complexities of Catalan in short, readable sections clarified…

    Paperback – 2017-01-30 
    Routledge Essential Grammars

  • Festivals in Spain from 1541 to 1760

    By David Sánchez Cano

    Early Modern festivals in Spain have been less intensively studied than those of other European countries, despite the fact that during the sixteenth century the Spanish empire dominated Europe politically and Spanish cultural achievements had a profound impact on the rest of Europe. This book…

    Hardback – 2017-01-28 

  • Signing the Body in Early Modern France

    By Katherine Dauge-Roth

    The first major scholarly investigation into the rich history and ambiguous status of the body as a written object, this interdisciplinary study surveys varied forms of corporeal writing, imprinting and marking in France in the early modern period. Author Katherine Dauge-Roth demonstrates that the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-28 

  • Anglophone Students Abroad

    Identity, Social Relationships, and Language Learning

    By Rosamond Mitchell, Nicole Tracy-Ventura, Kevin McManus

    Identity, social relationships and language learning during residence abroad presents the findings of a major study of British students of French and Spanish undertaking residence abroad. The new dataset presented here provides both quantitative and qualitative information on language learning,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 

  • The Third Reign of Louis XIV, c.1682–1715

    Edited by Julia Prest, Guy Rowlands

    The personal rule of Louis XIV, following on from a long period of royal minority and apprenticeship, lasted 54 years from 1661 to 1715. But the second half of this personal rule has, until recently, received significantly less scholarly attention than the 1660s and 1670s. This has obscured some of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • French Creoles

    A Comprehensive and Comparative Grammar

    By Anand Syea

    French Creoles: A Comprehensive and Comparative Grammar is the first complete reference to present the morphology, grammar and syntax of a representative selection of French Creoles in one volume. The book is organised to promote a thorough understanding of the grammar of French Creoles and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • Spanish Women Writers and Spain's Civil War

    By Maryellen Bieder, Roberta Johnson

    The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) pitted conservative forces including the army, the Church, the Falange (fascist party), landowners, and industrial capitalists against the Republic, installed in 1931 and supported by intellectuals, the petite bourgeoisie, many campesinos (farm laborers), and the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

  • Gaspar Cassadó

    Cellist, Composer and Transcriber

    By Gabrielle Kaufman

    Barcelonian Gaspar Cassadó (1897-1966) was one of the greatest cello virtuosi of the twentieth century and a notable composer and arranger, leaving a vast and heterogeneous legacy. In this book, Gabrielle Kaufman provides the first full-length scholarly work dedicated to Cassadó, containing the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 

  • The Miscellany of the Spanish Golden Age

    A Literature of Fragments

    By Jonathan David Bradbury

    Taking up the invitation extended by tentative attempts over the past three decades to construct a functioning definition of the genre, Jonathan Bradbury traces the development of the vernacular miscellany in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Spain and Spanish-America. In the first full-length…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 

  • Collocations and other lexical combinations in Spanish

    Theoretical, lexicographical and applied perspectives

    Edited by Sergi Torner Castells, Elisenda Bernal Gallen

    This edited collection presents the state of the art in research related to lexical combinations and their restrictions in Spanish from a variety of theoretical approaches, ranging from Explanatory Combinatorial Lexicology to Distributed Morphology and Generative Lexicon Theory. Section 1…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 

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