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A military history of modern Spain : from the Napoleonic era to the international war on terror

Author: Wayne H Bowen; José E Álvarez
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2007.
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"In its nine chapters, each written by an expert on the period covered, A Military History of Modern Spain takes a critical and anaytical look at the Spanish military through the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the topics addressed: the Napoleonnic Wars, the loss of Spain's North American empire to the newly emerging United States of America, the military's activities in Morocco including the Rif Rebellion (1921-27),
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Genre/Form: Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bowen, Wayne H., 1968-
Military history of modern Spain.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2007
(OCoLC)606518600
Online version:
Bowen, Wayne H., 1968-
Military history of modern Spain.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2007
(OCoLC)608522255
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne H Bowen; José E Álvarez
ISBN: 9780275993573 0275993574
OCLC Number: 154678203
Description: viii, 222 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The Spanish Army at war in the 19th century / Geoffrey Jensen --
Empire to republic, 1898-1931 / José E. Alvarez --
World War I : unarmed neutrality / Javier Ponce --
Spanish Civil War : Franco's Nationalist Army / George Esenwein --
Spanish Civil War : popular army of the Spanish Republic / Michael Alpert --
The Spanish military during World War II / Wayne H. Bowen --
Decolonization and the Spanish Army, 1940-1976 / Shannon E. Fleming --
From isolation to integration, 1945-2006 / Kenneth W. Estes and José M. Serrano --
War on terrorism : the Spanish experience / José A. Olmeda.
Responsibility: edited by Wayne H. Bowen and José E. Alvarez ; foreword by Stanley G. Payne.
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Traces the course of Spanish military history, primarily during the 20th century. This book takes a look at the foundation of the Spanish Army in the nineteenth century, beginning with the War of  Read more...

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"A welcome contribution to international history and college library shelves." - Midwest Book Review

 
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