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We saw Spain die : foreign correspondents in the Spanish Civil War

Author: Paul Preston
Publisher: London : Constable, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on a huge trove of diary and personal letter material regarding principally British and American, but also Russian and French, correspondents, 'We Saw Spain Die' tells of the courage and the skills of the men and women who wrote about what was happening in Spain during the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biografie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Preston, Paul, 1946-
We saw Spain die.
London : Constable, 2008
(OCoLC)760091545
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Preston
ISBN: 9781845298517 1845298519
OCLC Number: 233265028
Description: xii, 436 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Wound that will not heal : terror and truth --
2. The capital of the world : the correspondents and the siege of Madrid --
3. The lost generation divided : Hemingway, Dos Passos and the disappearance of Jose Robles --
4. Love and politics : the correspondents in Valencia and Barcelona --
5. The rebel zone : intimidation in Salamanca and Burgos --
6. Stalin's eyes and ears in Madrid? The rise and fall of Mikhail Koltsov --
7. A man of influence : The case of Louis Fischer --
8. The sentimental adventurer : George Steer and the quest for lost causes --
9. Talking with Franco, trouble with Hitler : Jay Allen --
10. The humane observer : Henry Buckley --
11. A lifetime's struggle : Herbert Rutledge Southworth and the undermining of the Franco regime --
12. Epilogue : buried treasure.
Responsibility: Paul Preston.
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