The Spanish holocaust : inquisition and extermination in twentieth-century Spain (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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The Spanish holocaust : inquisition and extermination in twentieth-century Spain

Author: Paul Preston
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Long neglected by European historians, the unspeakable atrocities of Franco's Spain are finally brought to tragic light in this definitive work by Paul Preston, the world's foremost historian of 20th-century Spain.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Preston
ISBN: 9780393064766 039306476X
OCLC Number: 771939697
Description: xx, 700 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1: The origins of hatred and violence. Social war begins, 1931-1933 ; Theorists of extermination ; The right goes on the offensive, 1933-1934 ; The coming of war, 1934-1936 --
pt. 2: Institutionalized violence in the rebel zone. Queipo's terror : the purging of the South ; Mola's terror : the purging of Navarre, Galicia, Castile and León --
pt. 3: The consequence of the coup : spontaneous violence in the Republican zone. Far from the front : repression behind the Republican lines ; Revolutionary terror in Madrid --
pt. 4: Madrid besieged : the threat and the response. The Column of Death's march on Madrid ; A terrified city responds : the massacres of Paracuellos --
pt. 5: Two concepts of war. Defending the Republic from the enemy within ; Franco's slow war of annihilation --
pt. 6: Franco's investment in terror. No reconciliation : trials, executions, prisons --
Epilogue: The reverberations.
Responsibility: Paul Preston.
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Long neglected by European historians, the unspeakable atrocities of Franco's Spain are finally brought to tragic light in this definitive work by Paul Preston, the world's foremost historian of 20th-century Spain.

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