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The Peninsular War Atlas (Revised)

(Available September 23, 2014)
The Peninsular War Atlas (Revised)
Written by Nick Lipscombe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781472807731
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The Peninsular War Atlas (Revised)

Written by Nick Lipscombe


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $75.00

Now back in print, this new and revised edition of The Peninsular War Atlas has added new and updated maps and content to reflect the latest research into the long struggle for control of the Iberian Peninsula, all in an attractive slip case gift package.

Colonel Nick Lipscombe, who is based in... Read more >
The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (1)
The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (1)
Written by Alejandro Quesada, Illustrated by Stephen Walsh
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782007821
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The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (1)
Nationalist Forces
Written by Alejandro Quesada
Illustrated by Stephen Walsh


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $17.95

The Spanish Civil War, 1936-39, was the curtain-raiser to World War II, and the major international event of the 1930s. It was the first great clash of 20th-century ideologies, between the rebel Nationalist army led by General Franco (right-wing, and aided by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy), and the Republican army... Read more >
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The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (1)
Nationalist Forces
Written by Alejandro Quesada
Illustrated by Stephen Walsh


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $17.95

The Spanish Civil War, 1936-39, was the curtain-raiser to World War II, and the major international event of the 1930s. It was the first great clash of 20th-century ideologies, between the rebel Nationalist army led by General Franco (right-wing, and aided by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy), and the Republican army... Read more >
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Rivers of Gold
Rivers of Gold
Written by Hugh Thomas
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ISBN: 9780804152143
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Rivers of Gold
The Rise of the Spanish Empire, from Columbus to Magellan
Written by Hugh Thomas


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2013
Price: $11.99

From one of the greatest historians of the Spanish world, here is a fresh and fascinating account of Spain’s early conquests in the Americas. Hugh Thomas’s magisterial narrative of Spain in the New World has all the characteristics of great historical literature: amazing discoveries, ambition, greed, religious fanaticism, court intrigue, and... Read more >
The Spanish Civil War
The Spanish Civil War
Written by Hugh Thomas
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ISBN: 9780804152167
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The Spanish Civil War
Revised Edition
Written by Hugh Thomas


Format: eBook, 1136 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $18.99

A masterpiece of the historian’s art, Hugh Thomas’s The Spanish Civil War remains the best, most engrossing narrative of one of the most emblematic and misunderstood wars of the twentieth century. Revised and updated with significant new material, including new revelations about atrocities perpetrated against civilians by both sides in this... Read more >
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El Holocausto Espanol
El Holocausto Espanol
Written by Paul Preston
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9788499894812
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El Holocausto Espanol

Written by Paul Preston


Format: Trade Paperback, 864 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $16.00

La represión durante la guerra y en la inmediata posguerra contada por el más prestigioso hispanista de la actualidad.

Durante la Guerra Civil española, cerca de 200.000 hombres y mujeres fueron asesinados lejos del frente, ejecutados extrajudicialmente o tras precarios procesos legales, y al menos 300.000 personas perdieron la vida en los... Read more >
Spanish Guerrillas in the Peninsular War 1808-14

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Richard Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $14.95

Constant Spanish guerrilla activity so drained the resources and diverted the attention of the French military that Wellington was able to advance against and overcome a numerically superior enemy. So many French soldiers were being used to counter the guerrillas and the threat that they posed that less than a third... Read more >
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Spanish Republican Aces

Written by Rafael Lopez
Illustrated by Julio Caeiro


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $15.95

At the start of the civil war, most young fighter officers joined the rebels (Nationalists). It was the high ranking officers, grupo or escuadrilla commanders, and the NCOs, sergeants and corporals who remained loyal to the government. The obsolete Nieuport Ni.52s and the three rare Hawker Furies were soon outpaced by... Read more >
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Talavera 1809
Talavera 1809
Written by Rene Chartrand, Illustrated by Graham Turner
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ISBN: 9781780961804
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Talavera 1809
Wellingtonís Lighting Strike Into Spain
Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $21.95

The battle of Talavera in 1809 was one of the major battles of the Peninsular War and Arthur Wellesley's first victory in Spain itself, following which he was created Viscount Wellington of Talavera and Wellington.
Having driven the French forces in Portugal under Marshal Soult out of the country following his victory... Read more >
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Talavera 1809
Wellington's lightning strike into Spain
Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The battle of Talavera in 1809 was one of the major battles of the Peninsular War and Arthur Wellesley’s first victory in Spain itself, following which he was created Viscount Wellington of Talavera and Wellington. Although Wellesely’s forces were outnumbered, and a sizeable contingent of the Spanish ran away, he had... Read more >
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The Portuguese Army of the Napoleonic Wars (2)

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Bill Younghusband


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

Osprey are confident in boasting that this remarkable three-part study will transform the research material available to the English-speaking student of the Peninsular War (1808-1814). Most know that Wellington's Portuguese troops were praised as the 'fighting cocks' of his army; fewer appreciate that they represented between half and one-third of his... Read more >
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Oldest Allies - Alcantara 1809

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $9.95

Although somewhat overshadowed by Wellington’s main campaign in the north, the Alcantara raid was an outstanding success. The primary objective of alarming and distracting the French forces in Spain was achieved. Furthermore, the raiders also succeeded in preventing a French incursion into Portugal and tied down one of Napoleon’s best marshals... Read more >
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Spanish Seaborne Empire
Spanish Seaborne Empire
Written by John Horace Parry
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ISBN: 9780307822857
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Spanish Seaborne Empire

Written by John Horace Parry


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: September 5, 2012
Price: $24.99

The Spanish empire in America was the first of the great seaborne empires of western Europe; it was for long the richest and the most formidable, the focus of envy, fear, and hatred. Its haphazard beginning dates from 1492; it was to last more than three hundred years before breaking up... Read more >
The Spanish Tercios 1536-1704

Written by Ignacio Lopez
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $13.95

A mixed infantry formation made up of about 3,000 men armed with pikes, swords and handguns, the innovative and influential tercio or 'Spanish square' was the basic combat unit of the armies of Spain throughout much of the 16th and 17th centuries. Arguably the first permanent tactical formation seen in Europe... Read more >
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Spanish Republican Aces
Spanish Republican Aces
Written by Rafael Lopez, Illustrated by Julio Caeiro
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086684
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Spanish Republican Aces

Written by Rafael Lopez
Illustrated by Julio Caeiro


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $22.95

At the start of the civil war, most young fighter officers joined the rebels (Nationalists). It was the high ranking officers, grupo or escuadrilla commanders, and the NCOs, sergeants and corporals who remained loyal to the government. The obsolete Nieuport Ni.52s and the three rare Hawker Furies were soon outpaced by... Read more >
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Spanish Civil War Tanks
The Proving Ground for Blitzkrieg
Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

The tanks used during the Spanish Civil War are not often examined in any great detail, and are often labeled as little more than test vehicles in a convenient proving ground before World War II. But, with groundbreaking research, armor expert Steven J Zaloga has taken a fresh look at the... Read more >
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The Golden Empire
The Golden Empire
Written by Hugh Thomas
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588369048
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The Golden Empire
Spain, Charles V, and the Creation of America
Written by Hugh Thomas


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $20.99

From a master chronicler of Spanish history comes a magnificent work about the pivotal years from 1522 to 1566, when Spain was the greatest European power. Hugh Thomas has written a rich and riveting narrative of exploration, progress, and plunder. At its center is the unforgettable ruler who fought the French... Read more >
They Shall Not Pass
They Shall Not Pass
Written by Ben Hughes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849085496
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They Shall Not Pass
The British Battalion at Jarama - The Spanish Civil War
Written by Ben Hughes


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $25.95

In 1937 a group of idealistic British volunteers sailed from England to fight thedark threat of dictatorship in Spain. In the olive groves of Jarama they achieved the first victory against Franco’s army. It was Fascism’s first defeat. Hardly remembered today, it was possibly the crucial military turning point of the...

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The Portugal Story
The Portugal Story
Written by John Dos Passos
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307787064
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The Portugal Story
Three Centuries of Exploration and Discovery
Written by John Dos Passos


Format: eBook, 424 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2011
Price: $17.99

This selective history of Portugal reflects the author’s fascination with his own Portuguese/Madeiran heritage. The work tracks the nation’s rise and fall as a world power, drawing from the author’s travels and archival research.

“Dos Passos,” writes historian J. H. Plumb, “brings to his material a novelist’s acute eye for human... Read more >
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In Hiding
In Hiding
Written by Ronald Fraser
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ISBN: 9781844675968
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In Hiding
The Life of Manuel Cortes
Written by Ronald Fraser


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2010
Price: $15.95

In Hiding is the spellbinding story of a man who spent thirty years holed up in his own home to escape execution. Manuel Cortés was a Socialist Party member, an activist in the Republic’s land reform movement, and an organizer in the farm workers’ unionization struggles. As Mayor of Mijas in... Read more >
Napoleon's Cursed War
Napoleon's Cursed War
Written by Ronald Fraser
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844670826
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Napoleon's Cursed War
Popular Resistance in the Spanish Peninsular War, 1808-1814
Written by Ronald Fraser


Format: Hardcover, 587 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2008
Price: $54.95

In this definitive account of the Peninsular War (1808–14), Napoleon’s six-year war against Spain, Ronald Fraser examines what led to the emperor’s devastating defeat against the popular opposition—the guerrillas—and their British and Portuguese allies. As well as relating the histories of the great political and military figures of the war, Fraser... Read more >
The Confident Hope of a Miracle
The Confident Hope of a Miracle
Written by Neil Hanson
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ISBN: 9780307428301
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The Confident Hope of a Miracle
The True Story of the Spanish Armada
Written by Neil Hanson


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

The real story of the Spanish Armada.

In the winter of 1587 the Spanish Armada, the largest force of warships ever assembled, set sail to crush the English navy. This breathtaking overview of one of the most fascinating campaigns in European history begins with the execution of Mary Queen of Scots, the... Read more >
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Barcelona The Great Enchantress
Barcelona The Great Enchantress
Written by Robert Hughes
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ISBN: 9781426201318
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Barcelona The Great Enchantress

Written by Robert Hughes


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2007
Price: $12.95

Robert Hughes has been a regular visitor to Barcelona since the 1960s and published a book about the city in 1992 that was quickly hailed as a classic. In Barcelona the Great Enchantress, Hughes crafts a more personal tale of his nearly forty-year love affair with the Spanish metropolis, one of... Read more >
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Dogs of God
Dogs of God
Written by James Reston, Jr.
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ISBN: 9781400031917
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Dogs of God
Columbus, the Inquisition, and the Defeat of the Moors
Written by James Reston, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $17.00

From the acclaimed author of Warriors of God comes a riveting account of the pivotal events of 1492, when towering political ambitions, horrific religious excesses, and a drive toward international conquest changed the world forever.James Reston, Jr., brings to life the epic story of Spain’s effort to consolidate its own burgeoning... Read more >
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Dogs of God
Dogs of God
Written by James Reston, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307278579
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Dogs of God
Columbus, the Inquisition, and the Defeat of the Moors
Written by James Reston, Jr.


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $12.99

From the acclaimed author of Warriors of God comes a riveting account of the pivotal events of 1492, when towering political ambitions, horrific religious excesses, and a drive toward international conquest changed the world forever.James Reston, Jr., brings to life the epic story of Spain’s effort to consolidate its own burgeoning... Read more >
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