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The Spanish Civil War : origins, course, and outcomes

Author: Francisco J Romero Salvadó
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Series: Twentieth-century wars.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Spanish Civil War still remains a compelling subject surrounded by fierce controversy. Romero Salvadó offers an analysis of the origins, course and outcomes of the Spanish tragedy. Unravelling the myths that have distorted this fascinating topic, the Spanish conflict is examined as a watershed - the most brutal example of the crisis of modernity that polarized Europe in the interwar years.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francisco J Romero Salvadó
ISBN: 9780333754351 0333754352 9780333754368 0333754360
OCLC Number: 60669164
Description: xxv, 268 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The painful road to modernity --
The second republic (1931-1936): a brief essay in democracy --
The distorting mirror: the international dimension of the Spanish Civil War --
Apocalypse in 1936 Spain --
Breaking the stalemate (December 1936-March 1938) --
The republic's defeat (March 1938-March 1939): chronicle of a death foretold? --
The legacy of the Spanish Civil War.
Series Title: Twentieth-century wars.
Responsibility: Francisco J. Romero Salvadó.
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'A lively and engaging study.' - George Esenwein, University of Florida, USA 'One of the most readable narrative accounts of the Spanish Second Republic, and its decline into civil war, currently Read more...

 
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