A New International History of the Spanish Civil War

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Overview

This book covers the whole of the era of the Spanish Civil War and sets it against major events of the period.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312120160
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 2/28/1998
  • Pages: 220
  • Product dimensions: 5.49 (w) x 8.49 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Alpert is Principal Lecturer, University of Westminster.
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Table of Contents

Map
Preface
Prologue 1
Background 5
Hitler and Mussolini: The Rhineland and Abyssinia 6
The Communist Bogey 10
Paris 12
Blum and Spain 13
London 15
Gibraltar: Blum in London 19
Paris Changes its Mind 22
Germany 25
Bernhardt Sees Hitler 27
Operation 'Magic Fire' 31
Rome 35
Paris 40
Non-Intervention Agreed 44
Moscow 48
Lisbon 52
Limited Value of the Non-Intervention Agreement 59
Early Meetings of the Non-Intervention Committee 61
The British Labour Party and the TUC 64
Italian Intervention Worries Britain 67
The Russians Arrive 72
At the Non-Intervention Committee 76
The Condor Legion 82
Italy and Germany Recognise Franco 87
Italy Sends Troops to Franco 90
German Economic Agreements with Franco 94
Eden Reacts to Italian Reinforcements 100
The League, Morocco and Mexico 105
The United States 109
The Naval Patrol 113
War in the North 117
The Blockade of Bilbao 119
Guernica 125
The Catholic Church and the Spanish War 126
The Vatican 130
After Guadalajara 139
The Deutschland and the Leipzig Incidents; the End of the Naval Patrol 140
Nyon 142
The Spanish Revolution Crushed 146
Progress at Geneva and in the Withdrawal of Volunteers 149
Teruel 152
The Collapse of Spring 1938 154
German Economic Penetration 156
The New Negrin Government Seeks Help Everywhere 160
The Czech Crisis 165
At the End 168
Aftermath 171
Major Actors 174
References 176
Bibliographical Note 184
Bibliography 189
Index 198
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