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Eduardo Barreiros and the recovery of Spain

Author: Hugh Thomas
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Born in Galicia, possessed of little education and less money, Eduardo Barreiros (1919-1992) rose to become a successful entrepreneur and one of Spain's prominent industrialists. This biography  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Eduardo Barreiros and the recovery of Spain.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008024110
Named Person: Eduardo Barreiros
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Thomas
ISBN: 9780300121094 0300121091
OCLC Number: 897030380
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 391 p., [29] p. of plates) illustrations, maps, plans
Contents: The peasants do the real work --
The Rodríguezes of Gundiás --
The Barreiroses of Sabadelle --
Give to him who asks --
A clear, bright town --
The Spanish catastrophe --
People lived for politics --
There came forth from the soil armed men --
Red beret --
This cruel struggle --
Establishing a national syndicalist system --
The rich girl of the village --
Marching alone --
Transform your car to diesel --
Good-bye rivers, good-bye fountains, good-bye little streams --
A good source of income --
"Madrid! Madrid!" --
The vehicle of progress --
Onward, Barreiros! --
My boyfriend works in Barreiros --
The factory of happiness --
We worked with optimism --
Your call persuaded me --
We beseech you to refuse a licence --
Boys always run after motor cars --
A university of work --
The new gods from the west --
Disagreement with the Americans --
Very sad for us --
A combination of adversities --
We never thought that we would reach this moment --
A place in La Mancha --
Life has dealt me a bad hand --
Don Eduardo in the land of comrades --
Villaverde revisited --
I am a Barreiros product
Responsibility: Hugh Thomas


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