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Probing the enigma of Franco

Author: Andrew Sangster
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book has been written for the student and general reader to study the Franco regime within an accessible framework. It explores the various views of Franco provided by biographers and historians, and acknowledged that political bias and various moral stances are forever evident. The back ground of any character is critical and Part One is a brief summary of Spanish history during this period. Part Two examines  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Francisco Franco; Francisco Franco
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Sangster
ISBN: 1527513343 9781527513341
OCLC Number: 1042402198
Description: x, 290 pages, 1 leaf of plates : illustrations, color map, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Spanish Background History. The nineteenth century --
1900-1936 --
Civil strife --
pt. 2. Franco. His early life --
Franco and the political scene --
The Caudillo --
pt. 3. The Second World War. Power play --
1940 : the ideological Fascist --
1941 : at war against Russia --
1942 : Franco's two-war thesis --
1943 : Doubts --
1944 : holding the balance --
1945 : Franco the pariah --
pt. 4. Spain under Franco. Postwar problems --
The way forward, 1950-1955 --
Need for change, 1956-59 --
The last years, 1960-1975.
Responsibility: by Andrew Sangster.

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