Catholicism, War and the Foundation of Francoism: The Juventud de Acci??n Popular in Spain, 1931-1939

Catholicism, War and the Foundation of Francoism: The Juventud de Acci??n Popular in Spain, 1931-1939

by Sid Lowe

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845193737
Publisher: Sussex Academic Press
Publication date: 10/01/2010
Pages: 364
Product dimensions: 9.02(w) x 5.98(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Sid Lowe is a Madrid-based journalist who writes regularly for The Guardian and contributes to other broadcast and print media in Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. He completed his PhD at the University of Sheffield and has studied at the University of Oviedo. He has lived in Madrid for almost a decade.

Table of Contents

The Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies ix

Series Editor's Preface xii

Acknowledgements xiv

Glossary and Abbreviations xvii

List of Illustrations xix

Introduction: 'Immense shame, physical repugnance': Responding to the Republic: The Spanish Right and the JAP after 1931 1

I 'The youth of the new Spain': The Crusade to Save the Fatherland: The JAP until October 1934 15

II 'An iron fist against the anti-Spain': Bringing in the New State: The JAP from October 1934 to December 1935 47

III 'To win or to die': The General Elections: The JAP from December 1935 to February 1936 76

IV 'We'll become Nazis if we have to': The Ominous Spring: The JAP from February to July 1936 109

V 'Selfless auxiliaries, enthusiastic servants': Joining the Rising: The JAP from July to December 1936 154

VI 'Militias of sacrifice': The Crusade for God, Spain and the New State: The JAP at war until April 1937 190

Conclusion: 'A magnificent harvest': The Destruction of Democracy in Spain: The JAP, the Right and Fascism from 1931 to 1937 229

Notes 236

Bibliography 295

Index 319

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