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The Spanish labyrinth : an account of the social and political background of the Civil War

Author: Gerald Brenan
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [1993]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Canto edView all editions and formats
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Gerald Brenan's The Spanish Labyrinth, first published in 1990, has become the classic account of the background to the Spanish Civil War.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Brenan
ISBN: 0521398274 9780521398275
OCLC Number: 38930004
Notes: Originally published: 2nd ed. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1950. With new foreword.
Description: xx, 384 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface to the second edition; Preface to the first edition; Chronological table; Political divisions; Part I. The Ancien Regime 1874-1931: 1. The Restoration, 1884-98; 2. The parliamentary regime and the Catalan question, 1898-1909; 3. The Liberals and the Church; 4. The army and the Syndicalist struggle in Barcelona 1916-23; 5. The dictatorship; Part II. The Condition of the Working Classes: 6. The Agrarian question; 7. The Anarchists; 8. The Anarcho-syndicalists; 9. The Carlists; 10. The Socialists; Part III. The Republic: 11. The Constituent Cortes; 12. The Bienio Negro; 13. The Popular Front; 14. Epilogue-the Civil War; Three sketch maps; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: by Gerald Brenan.

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' ... shows the expert, subtle-minded and sometimes cynically truthful, in his quest of what really has created modern Spain ... careful, sympathetic and judicial'. Cyril Connolly The Observer

 
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