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The Spanish Civil War : reaction, revolution and revenge

Author: Paul Preston
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive history that recounts the struggles of the Spanish Civil War in 1936 and the emergence of Francisco Franco as Spain's fascist dictator.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Preston
ISBN: 9780393329872 0393329879
OCLC Number: 85830725
Notes: Originally published: Great Britain : Harper Perennial, 2006.
Revised and expanded edition of "A Concise history of the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39," pub. 1996.
Description: xviii, 381 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Map of Spain --
Introduction: The Civil War seventy years on --
A divided society: Spain before 1931 --
The Leftist challenge, 1931-1933 --
Confrontation and conspiracy, 1934-1936 --
'The map of Spain bleeds': from coup d'état to Civil War --
'Behind the gentleman's agreement': the great powers betray Spain --
'Madrid is the heart': the central epic --
Politics behind the lines: reaction and terror in the City of God --
Politics behind the lines: revolution and terror in the City of the Devil --
Defeat by instalments --
Franco's peace --
Epilogue --
Principal characters --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Paul Preston.
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A comprehensive history that recounts the struggles of the Spanish Civil War in 1936 and the emergence of Francisco Franco as Spain's fascist dictator.

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