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Books I read on Spain and Portugal

Frank van der Zee "Frank van der Zee"
 
A Concise History of Portugal (Cambridge Concise Histories)
A Concise History of Portugal (Cambridge Concise Histories)
""a good concise introduction to Portuguese history""
Portugal: A Companion History (Aspects of Portugal)
Portugal: A Companion History (Aspects of Portugal)
""another good concise introduction to Portuguese history""
The Portuguese: The Land and Its People (Aspects of Portugal)
The Portuguese: The Land and Its People (Aspects of Portugal)
""a lovely account of Portuguese culture and history""
The Peninsular War, 1807-1814: A Concise Military History (Penguin Classic Military History)
The Peninsular War, 1807-1814: A Concise Military History (Penguin Classic Military History)
""detailed descriptions of battles, glued together by page-turning interludes - a thrilling episode in the history of the Peninsula""
The New Spaniards
The New Spaniards
""a stunning account of (modern) Spanish culture, complementary to #14""
The Spanish Civil War
The Spanish Civil War
""a comprehensive, well-balanced, account of the Spanish civil war""
Franco: A Biography
Franco: A Biography
""much more than just a marvelous biography""
Juan Carlos: Steering Spain from Dictatorship to Democracy
Juan Carlos: Steering Spain from Dictatorship to Democracy
""much more than just a marvelous biography""
Spain, 1808-1975 (Oxford History of Modern Europe)
Spain, 1808-1975 (Oxford History of Modern Europe)
""a masterpiece, but not an easy read""
De omweg naar Santiago
De omweg naar Santiago
""goed geschreven impressies van Spanje, flarden""
Roads to Santiago: A Modern Day Pilgrimage through Spain
Roads to Santiago: A Modern Day Pilgrimage through Spain
""English translation of #10, well-written impressions of Spain, no coherent structure""
The Heretic (EI Hereje): A Novel of the Inquisition
The Heretic (EI Hereje): A Novel of the Inquisition
""a splendid historical novel - 16th century Spain" (I read it in Dutch translation)"
The Making of Portuguese Democracy
The Making of Portuguese Democracy
""a vivid account of a very interesting episode in the history of Portugal""
Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Country's Hidden Past
Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Country's Hidden Past
""about modern Spain and its roots, a marvellous composition that reads like a train; complementary to #5,""
Dirty War, Clean Hands: Eta, the Gal and Spanish Democracy (Yale Nota Bene)
Dirty War, Clean Hands: Eta, the Gal and Spanish Democracy (Yale Nota Bene)
""from one embarrassing amazement to the next: thrilling and page-turning""
Empire Adrift: The Portuguese Court in Rio De Janeiro, 1808-1821
Empire Adrift: The Portuguese Court in Rio De Janeiro, 1808-1821
""a soap opera? one of the best written narrative history books I ever read""
Barcelona (Panther)
Barcelona (Panther)
""THE cultural history of this extraordinary Catalan city""
A Load Of Bull: An Englishman's Adventures In Madrid
A Load Of Bull: An Englishman's Adventures In Madrid
""a vivid personal account of living as a guiri in Madrid""