Roosevelt and Franco during the Second World War: From the Spanish Civil War to Pearl Harbor

Roosevelt and Franco during the Second World War: From the Spanish Civil War to Pearl Harbor

by J. Thomas
     
 
This book examines the internal controversies of the Roosevelt administration in connection with Spain during World War II, the role of the President in these controversies, and the foundations of the policy that was followed from the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War until the launching of Operation Torch in 1942.

Overview

This book examines the internal controversies of the Roosevelt administration in connection with Spain during World War II, the role of the President in these controversies, and the foundations of the policy that was followed from the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War until the launching of Operation Torch in 1942.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"This is a thorough, objective and insightful treatment of a complex relationship that constitutes a major contribution to the diplomatic history of World War II. It will become the standard account." - Stanley Payne, University of Wisconsin"Yet another indication of a resurgnece of interest in Franco's Spain, this study of relations between the Roosevelt administration and the Franco regime in the two years prior to US intervention in WWII offers studious research coupled with astute analysis." - B.T. Browne, Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230604506
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
12/09/2008
Series:
The World of the Roosevelts Series
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


Joan Maria Thomàs
is Professor of Contemporary History at the Universidad Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona, Spain.

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