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The Spanish Civil War : a very short introduction

Author: Helen Graham
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005.
Series: Very short introductions, 123.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Integrates the political, social and cultural history of the Spanish Civil War. It sets out the domestic and international context of the war for a general readership. In addition to tracing the course of war, the book locates the war's origins in the cumulative social and cultural anxieties provoked by a process of rapid, uneven and accelerating modernism taking place all over Europe.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Graham
ISBN: 0192803778 9780192803771
OCLC Number: 57243230
Description: 175 pages : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm.
Contents: Preface and acknowledgements --
List of maps and illustrations --
1: Origins of Spain's Civil War --
2: Rebellion, revolution, and repression --
3: Mobilize and survive: the republic at war --
4: Making of rebel Spain --
5: Republic besieged --
6: Victory and defeat: the wars after the war --
7: Uses of history --
References --
Further reading --
Chronology --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 123.
Responsibility: Helen Graham.
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Amid the catastrophes of the twentieth century, the Spanish Civil War continues to exert a particular fascination. The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction provides a powerfully-written  Read more...

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Small but impressive * Soldier Magazine * Provocative and illuminating in equal measure, every sentence...is packed with thought and meaning. * Paul Preston, BBC History Magazine. *

 
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