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Summary: This remarkable story from the past is especially timely today. Filmed in Cordoba, Granada, Seville, and Toledo, this film retraces the 800 years in medieval Spain when Muslims, Christians, and Jews forged a common cultural identity that frequently transcended their religious differences, revealing what made this rare and fruitful collaboration possible, and what ultimately tore it apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ORN

Sass, A. J.

Summary: "Ellen, an autistic thirteen-year-old, navigates a new city, shifting friendships, a growing crush, and her queer and Jewish identities while on a class trip to Barcelona, Spain"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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Menocal, Maria Rosa.

Summary: Undoing the familiar notion of the Middle Ages as a period of religious persecution and intellectual stagnation, Menocal brings us a portrait of a medieval culture where literature, science, and tolerance flourished for 500 years. The story begins as a young prince in exile--the last heir to an Islamic dynasty--founds a new kingdom on the Iberian peninsula: al-Andalus. Combining the best of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 946.02 MEN

Summary: "This guide to the Balearic Islands will help you find your way around each of these beautiful islands, and help you decide exactly where to visit." -- Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.6 MAL

Summary: A shy young boy is brought out of his cocoon by a wise teacher who shows him the wonder of the natural world around him, amidst the growing tensions and chaos of the Spanish Civil War in Galicia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BUT

Gordon, Cambria

Summary: Isabel Perez is a sixteen-year-old who dreams of writing poetry, love, and being with the young nobleman Diego Altamirano; but in Trujillo, Spain in 1481 such a love is forbidden by the boy's family because Isabel's families are conversos, new Christians,but in the privacy of their home they still practice Judaism--a secret that could destroy them all when the Inquisition reaches Trujillo and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GOR

Kuper, Simon

Summary: "With rare and unrivaled access, bestselling coauthor of Soccernomics and longtime Financial Times journalist Simon Kuper tells the story of how FC Barcelona became the most successful club in the world-and how that era is now ending"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.334 KUP

Tharps, Lori L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THARPS, LORI L THA

Summary: When a woman's lover leaves her, she discovers that the police are looking for her because of his criminal activities. After talking to a female lawyer, she discovers that her lawyer is her old lover's new girlfriend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WOM

Summary: Paris, 1930. The infamous surrealist filmmaker Luis Buñuel is left penniless after the scandalous release of L'Age d'Or leads to a falling out with collaborator Salvador Dalí. On a whim, Buñuel's good friend, sculptor Ramón Acín, buys a lottery ticket and promises to devote his winnings to fund Buñuel's next film. Incredibly, Ramón wins the 20,000-pesos jackpot, sending the two friends to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BUN

Summary: Raimunda lives in Madrid with her daughter Paula and her drunk husband Paco. Her sister, Sole, is separated and works clandestinely as a hairstylist for women. Years ago, in the sisters birth village, they lost their parents in a fire in La Mancha. Their aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and continues to speak about her sister Irene, mother of the two sisters, as if she were still alive....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN VOL

Hochschild, Adam

Summary: For three crucial years in the 1930s, the Spanish Civil War dominated headlines in America and around the world, as volunteers flooded to Spain to help its democratic government fight off a fascist uprising led by Francisco Franco and aided by Hitler and Mussolini. Today we're accustomed to remembering the war through Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls and Robert Capa's photographs. But Adam...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 946.081 HOC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 946.081 HOC

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Summary: Toby is a disillusioned director, currently heading commericals, who becomes pulled into a world of fantasy and memory when he's reunited with a Spanish cobbler he cast as Don Quixote in a student film years earlier. The old man now believes himself to be the legendary character, and Toby to be Sancho Panza, who must play along with the delusion as he also attempts to fulfill his professional...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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3 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MAN

Terrell, Brandon

Summary: After Nate's middle school basketball team suffers a frustrating loss, he and his cousin Rachel travel back in time to see the 1992 Dream Team in Barcelona, and learn about teamwork--but he still needs to convince the other players on his team to share the ball.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TER

Summary: Errol Flynn's farewell to big-budget swashbuckling has him playing the legenday Don Juan, the Spanish lover who fights to save the Queen Margaret and her King from the treacherous machinations of her minister, Duke de Lorca.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE ADV

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Summary: Comedy film about a woman who has been jilted by the love of her life, her friend who discovers her lover is a a Shiite terrorist, and her ex-lover's crazed wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WOM

Summary: The lives of five people are intertwined by romance, friendship and rivalry. Victor has fallen for a woman, Elena. Elena wants nothing to do with Victor and she calls the cops when he shows up at her apartment. The two cops that show up are David and Sancho. Sancho is a chronic, abusive drunk and believes his wife, Clara may be having an affair with his partner, David.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LIV

Whiteman, Medina Tenour

Summary: "Medina Tenour Whiteman stands at the margins of whiteness and Islam. An Anglo-American born to Sufi converts, she feels perennially out of place--not fully at home in Western or Muslim cultures. In this searingly honest memoir, Whiteman contemplates what it means to be an invisible Muslim, examining the pernicious effects of white Muslim privilege and exploring what Muslim identity can mean...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hurst and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WHITEMAN, MEDINA TENOUR WHI

Summary: Caye, a Madrid prostitute, comes to the aid of Zulema, a Dominican streetwalker beaten by a government official blackmailing her for free sex. They form a strong bond and imagine themselves as royalty, to offer them a glimpse of hope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PRI

Cercas, Javier

Summary: "From the internationally renowned author of The Impostor, a courageous journey into his own family history and that of a country collapsing from a fratricidal war--his most moving, most personal book, one he has spent his entire life preparing to write. Javier Cercas grew up hearing the legend of his adored great-uncle Manuel Mena, who died at nineteen in the bloodiest battle of the Spanish...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CER

Hutchinson, Robert

Contents: The enemy within -- Rumours of war -- Ramparts of earth and manure -- The great and most fortunate Navy -- First sighting -- Action this day -- Firestorm -- Fleeing for home -- Shipwrecked upon an alien shore -- 'God be praised for all his works' -- The english armada -- Epilogue -- Appendix I: Order of battle of English fleet -- Appendix II: Order of battle of Spanish Fleet -- Chronology --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942.05 HUT

Orwell, George

Summary: Orwell's personal account of his experiences and observations in the Spanish Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Will Johnson & Dog's Tail Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 946 ORW

Summary: In 1931, Fernando, a handsome, young Spanish Civil War deserter who befriends a free-thinking artist, finds himself in a romantic dilemma when the artist's four beautiful daughters return to their country home. Which woman should he love?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN AGE

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Summary: Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926) designed some of the world's most astonishing buildings, interiors, and parks; Japanese director Hiroshi Teshigahara constructed some of the most aesthetically audacious films ever made. Their artistry melds in a unique, enthralling cinematic experience. Teshigahara's film takes viewers on a tour of Gaudí's truly spectacular architecture, including his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ANT

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