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Spain during World War II

Spain during World War II

Author: Wayne H Bowen
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Examines how the Francisco Franco regime achieved its goals of state survival and internal order following the divisive Spanish Civil War. Bowen argues that even the most pro-Axis elements within Spain were more concerned with domestic politics, the potential for civil unrest, and poverty than with wartime events in Europe"--Provided by publisher.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bowen, Wayne H., 1968-
Spain during World War II.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2006
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne H Bowen
ISBN: 0826216587 9780826216588
OCLC Number: 64486498
Description: x, 279 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Foreign policy, civil war to world war --
Ch. 2. Foreign policy, world war to cold war --
Ch. 3. Domestic politics --
Ch. 4. The economy --
Ch. 5. Culture and leisure --
Ch. 6. Women and the Seccion Femenina --
Ch. 7. The Catholic Church --
Ch. 8. The authoritarian state and the opposition.
Other Titles: Spain during World War Two
Spain during World War 2
Responsibility: Wayne H. Bowen.
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Provides Spanish history by examining the conflicts within the Franco regime and the lives of Spaniards. This book assesses the regime's formative years and the struggle of its citizens to survive.  Read more...


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A valuable addition to the literature on the Franco regime.... What makes Bowen's work very valuable is his implicit demonstration throughout that aside from Franco and his base of support in the Read more...

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