The Spanish Republic at War, 1936-1939

The Spanish Republic at War, 1936-1939

by Helen Graham
     
 

ISBN-10: 052145932X

ISBN-13: 9780521459327

Pub. Date: 05/28/2012

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This new analysis of the forces of the Spanish Leftist movement during the Civil War of 1936-9 makes two crucial propositions. It claims that the wartime responses and limitations of the movement can be understood only in relationship to its pre-war experiences, world views, organizational structures and the wider cultural context. It also asserts that the most

Overview

This new analysis of the forces of the Spanish Leftist movement during the Civil War of 1936-9 makes two crucial propositions. It claims that the wartime responses and limitations of the movement can be understood only in relationship to its pre-war experiences, world views, organizational structures and the wider cultural context. It also asserts that the most significant influence on the evolution of the Republic between 1936 and 1939 was the war itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521459327
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction: A fractured left: the impact of uneven development 1898–1930; 1. The challenge of mass political mobilisation 1931–6; 2. Against the state: military rebellion, political fragmentation, popular resistance and repression, 18 July–4 September 1936; 3. Building the war effort, building the state for total war, September 1936–February 1937; 4. Challenges to the centralising republic: revolutionary and liberal particularisms in Catalonia, Aragon and the Basque country; 5. The Barcelona May Days and their consequences, February–August 1937; 6. Negrín's war on three fronts; 7. The collapse of the Republican home front; Glossary; Bibliography.

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