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The battle for Spain : the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Author: Antony Beevor
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive account of the Spanish Civil War that examines the tensions that led to the war, the global consequences of the conflict, the key figures on both sides, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Antony Beevor
ISBN: 014303765X 9780143037651
OCLC Number: 70158540
Notes: Revised edition of The Spanish Civil War, published in 1982, Orbis Pub.
Description: xxxii, 526 pages : illustrations, maps, [24] pages of plates ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Old Spain and the Second Republic. The most Catholic majesties ; Royal exit ; The Second Republic ; The Popular Front ; The fatal paradox. --
pt. 2. The war of two Spains. The rising of the generals ; The struggle for control ; The red terror ; The white terror ; The Nationalist zone ; The Republican zone ; The Army of Africa and the People's Militias. --
pt. 3. The Civil War becomes international. Arms and the diplomats ; Sovereign states ; The Soviet Union and the Spanish Republic ; The international brigades and the Soviet advisers ; The battle for Madrid. --
pt. 4. World war by proxy. The metamorphosis of the war ; The battles of Jarama and Guadalajara ; The war in the north ; The propaganda war and the intellectuals. --
pt. 5. Internal tensions. The struggle for power ; The Civil War within the Civil War ; The Battle of Brunete ; The beleaguered Republic ; The war in Aragón ; The destruction of the Northern Front and of Republican idealism. --
pt. 6. The route to disaster. The Battle of Teruel and Franco's 'victorious sword' ; Hopes of peace destroyed ; Arriba España ; The Battle of the Ebro ; The Republic in the European crisis ; The fall of Catalonia ; The collapse of the Republic. --
pt. 7. Vae victis! The new Spain and Franquist gulag ; The exiles and the Second World War ; The unfinished war ; Lost causes.
Responsibility: Antony Beevor.
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