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Articles with keyword "Spain"

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New Money in New Spain

Colonial opulence had to be displayed behind closed doors.

Carlota Santana dancing


Flamenco Family Portrait

How New York became a hub for Spanish dance.

Jicarilla Apache cowboy


Yippie Ki-yay Santa Fe

Real and imagined cowboys in New Mexico.


Friars, Soldiers, and Settlers

A multimedia website describes the overland journeys of California's early explorer, Juan Battista de Anza.


Songs of the Sephardim

Scholars are saving the ballads and poetry of a dispersed people.

Sixteenth-century Spanish vessels


Underwater Clues

Two of Florida's oldest shipwrecks reveal colonists' hopes.

Photograph of Fort Ross


Russian Dreams of an American Colony

Fort Ross on California's rocky coast contained an oasis of Russian refinement.

Book jacket for "Apocryphal Lorca: Translation, Parody, Kitsch"


Lorca, American Style

In spite of generations of poets and translators' efforts to categorize Federico García Lorca, his talent remains untamed.

The Great Mosque of Cordoba


Thieves of Pleasure

A vicious fraternal war rewards Alfonso VI with the artistic and poetic treasures of al-Andalus.


How to Lose Weight and Gain Power

From The Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Making of a Castilian Culture, © 2008 by Jerrilynn D. Dodds, María Rosa Menocal, and Abigail Krasner Balbale.