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A War in Perspective, 1898-1998: Public Appeals, Memory and the Spanish-American Conflict



*"1898–1998: The Spanish-American War and Its Legacy" (special issue). Culturefront 7, no. 3 (Spring 1998) (a publication of the New York Council for the Humanities). Includes an illustrated essay by Alfonso W. Quiroz, curator of A War in Perspective, 1898–1998.

Spanish-American War, Research Guide 22. This guide, drawn from the resources of The New York Public Library, is available in the General Research Division (Room 121), the United States, Local History and Genealogy Division (Room 315S), the Edna Barnes Salomon Room (Room 315) during the run of the exhibition, and online at .

Papers from a symposium held at the Graduate School, City University of New York, in conjunction with A War in Perspective, 1898–1998 and coordinated by its curator, Alfonso W. Quiroz, will be featured in the Spring 1999 issue of Biblion: The Bulletin of The New York Public Library.

Abellán, José Luis. Sociología del noventa y ocho. Madrid: Editorial Biblioteca Nueva, 1997.

Allendesalazar, José Manuel. El 98 de los americanos. Second edition. Madrid: Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores, 1997.

Balfour, Sebastian. The End of the Spanish Empire, 1898–1923. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Blow, Michael. A Ship to Remember: The Maine and the Spanish-American War. New York: William Morrow & Co., 1992.

Foner, Philip. Antonio Maceo: The "Bronze Titan" of Cuba’s Struggle for Independence. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1978.

Gatewood, Willard B., Jr. Smoked Yankees and the Struggle for Empire: Letters from Negro Soldiers 1898–1902. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1987.

Gould, Lewis L. The Spanish-American War and President McKinley. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1982.

*Kirk, John. José Martí: Mentor of the Cuban Nation. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1983.

Linderman, Gerald F. The Mirror of War: American Society and the Spanish-American War. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1974.

May, Glenn Anthony. Battle for Batangas: A Philippine Province at War. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991.

Millis, Walter. The Martial Spirit: A Study of the War with Spain. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1989.

Milton, Joyce. The Yellow Kids: Foreign Correspondents in the Heyday of Yellow Journalism. New York: Harper & Row, 1989.

Pérez, Louis A., Jr. Cuba Between Empires, 1878–1902. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1983.

Poyo, Gerald E. With All, and for the Good of All: The Emergence of Popular Nationalism in the Cuban Communities of the United States, 1848–1898. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1989.

Remesal, Agustín. El enigma del Maine: 1898. El suceso que provocó la guerra de Cuba. ¿Accidente o sabotaje? Barcelona: Plaza & Janés Editores, 1998.

Rickover, Hyman George. How the Battleship Maine Was Destroyed. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1994.

Rodríguez, Laura. Cambiar de amo no es ser libre. Las guerras de liberación cubana y filipina y el imperialismo hispano-norteamericano. Barcelona: Editorial Planeta, 1998.

Schwartz, Rosalie. Lawless Liberators: Political Banditry and Cuban Independence. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1989.

*Smith, Joseph. The Spanish-American War: Conflict in the Caribbean and the Pacific 1895–1902. New York and London: Longman, 1995.

Thomas, Hugh. Cuba or the Pursuit of Freedom. rev. ed. New York: DeCapo Press, 1998

*Trask, David F. The War with Spain in 1898. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1996.

Wolff, Leon. Little Brown Brother: How the United States Purchased and Pacified the Philippines. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

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