Class, Culture and Conflict in Barcelona, 1898-1937

Class, Culture and Conflict in Barcelona, 1898-1937

by Chris Ealham
     
 

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This book investigates urban conflict, popular protest and social control in Barcelona during the period 1898-1937. Focusing upon the sources of anarchist power in the city and the role of the organised anarchist movement during the Second Republic the volume concludes with an analysis of the decline of the power of the anarchist movement during the civil war in

Overview

This book investigates urban conflict, popular protest and social control in Barcelona during the period 1898-1937. Focusing upon the sources of anarchist power in the city and the role of the organised anarchist movement during the Second Republic the volume concludes with an analysis of the decline of the power of the anarchist movement during the civil war in its identification of the local conditions that made Barcelona into the capital of European anarchism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415299619
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/2004
Series:
Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain Series
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Chris Ealham lectures on contemporary Spanish history in the School of European Studies, Cardiff University. He is co-editor of The Splintering of Spain: Historical Perspectives on the Spanish Civil War. His work focuses on labour and social protest in Spain, and he is currently working on a history of urban conflict in 1930s Spain.

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