Modern Spain, 1875-1980 / Edition 1

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Starting at the 'September Revolution' of 1868 and going up to 1980, Raymond Carr explains much of modern Spanish history - often a strange mixture of advanced liberal politics imposed upon a conservative society.

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Editorial Reviews

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"This short, analytical work draws from [Carr's] writings and synthesizes results from the greatly increased number of publications on modern Spain that have appeared recently....The result is an admirable, judicious, and gracefully written text."--Choice

"...a readable, concise guide to Spain in the last hundred years."--History

"An excellent work, well-researched and beautifully written."--Richard Cruz, Tarleton State University

"...Carr's book remains the only suitable survey of the subject available in any language."--James Boyden, Tulane University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780192801296
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 8/28/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 220
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 5.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Sir Raymond Carr, for many years Warden of St Antony's College, Oxford, was in 1999 honoured by Spain with the prestigious Prince of Asturias prize.

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Table of Contents

Chronology: Main Political Events 1868-1979
Glossary of Political Terms and Organizations Map of Twentieth Century Spain
1. Revolution and Restoration 1868-1875: The Liberal Heritage
2. The Economy 1875-1914: Stagnation and Progress
3. Society in Transition 1875-1914
4. Regenerationism and the Critics of the Regime
5. Politics 1898-1917: The Failure of the Revolution from Above
6. The Crisis of the Parliamentary Monarchy 1927-1923
7. The Dictatorship of Primo de Rivera and the Fall of the Monarchy 1923-1931
8. The Second Republic 1931-1936
9. The Civil War 1936-1939
10. Francoism 1939-1975
11. The Monarchy of Juan Carlos: The Transition to Democracy Select Bibliography Index

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