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Border interrogations : questioning Spanish frontiers

Border interrogations : questioning Spanish frontiers

Author: Simon Doubleday; Benita Sampedro Vizcaya
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Berghahn Books, 2008.
Series: Remapping cultural history, 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

Under the current cartographies of globalism, where frontiers mutate, vacillate, and mark the contiguity of discourse, questioning the Spanish border seems a particularly urgent task. The volume  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Doubleday; Benita Sampedro Vizcaya
ISBN: 9781845454340 1845454340
OCLC Number: 912759148
Notes: Bibliografía.
Description: VIII, 267 p. : il. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction Benita Sampedro and Simon Doubleday Chapter 1. Europe's 'Last' Wall: Contiguity, Exchange and Heterotopia in Ceuta, the confluence of Spain and North Africa Parvati Nair Chapter 2. Migration, Gender, and Desire in Contemporary Spanish Cinema Rosi Song Chapter 3. State Narcissism: Racism, Neoimperialism, and Spanish Opposition to Multiculturalism (On Mikel Azurmendi) Joseba Gabilondo Chapter 4. Constructing Convivencia: Miquel Barcelo, Jose Luis Guerin, and Spanish-African Solidarity Susan Martin Marquez Chapter 5. Galicia Beyond Galicia: A man dos painos and the Ends of Territoriality Cristina Moreiras-Menor Chapter 6. Foreignness and Vengeance: On Rizal's El Filibusterismo Vicente Rafael Chapter 7. Through the Eyes of Strangers: Building Nation and Political Legitimacy in Eighteenth-Century Spain Alberto Medina Chapter 8. On Imperial Archives and the Insular Vanishing Point. The Canary Islands in Viera y Clavijo's Noticias Francisco-J. Hernandez Adrian Chapter 9. Manso de Contreras' Relacion of the Tehuantepec Rebellion (1660-1661): Violence, Counter-Insurgency Prose and the Frontiers of Colonial Justice David Rojinsky Chapter 11. (The) Patria Besieged: Border-Crossing Paradoxes of National Identity in Cervantes's Numancia Michael Armstrong Chapter 12. Border Crossing and Identity Consciousness in the Jews of Medieval Spain Mariano Gomez Aranda Chapter 13. Seven Theses Against Hispanism Eduardo Subirats Notes on contributors Bibliography Index
Series Title: Remapping cultural history, 8.
Responsibility: edited by Benita Sampedro Vizcaya, Simón Doubleday.


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