The Spanish Civil War

The Spanish Civil War

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by Antony Beevor
     
 

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The Spanish Civil War is a compelling account of one of the most hard-fought and bitter wars of the twentieth century: a war of atrocities and political genocide that was a military testing ground before the Second World War for the Russians, Italians, and Germans.

With his thorough and contemporary examination of the Spanish civil war, historianSee more details below

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The Spanish Civil War is a compelling account of one of the most hard-fought and bitter wars of the twentieth century: a war of atrocities and political genocide that was a military testing ground before the Second World War for the Russians, Italians, and Germans.

With his thorough and contemporary examination of the Spanish civil war, historian Antony Beevor unravels the complex events from the coup d'etat which started the war in July of 1936 to the final defeat of the Republicans in 1939. This highly readable account leaves out none of the familiar aspects, exploring them with a clear eye and providing important new insights into the war-its causes, course, and consequences.

Author Biography: Antony Beevor's books include the award-winning Stalingrad. He was educated at Winchester Grenoble University, and Sondhurst, and spent five years in the British Army.

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John Keegan
It is a rare book which cannot be supplemented, and Antony Beevor writes with insight and skill. —The Sunday Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780911745115
Publisher:
School Specialty Publishing
Publication date:
11/28/1983
Edition description:
1st American ed
Pages:
384

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