Spain at War : Spanish Civil War in Context 1931-1939, The / Edition 1

Spain at War : Spanish Civil War in Context 1931-1939, The / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0582552729
ISBN-13:
9780582552722
Pub. Date:
04/12/1995
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group

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Spain at War : Spanish Civil War in Context 1931-1939, The / Edition 1

The Spanish Civil War (July 1936-April 1939) killed several hundred thousand soldiers and civilians and created psychological scars that would take over half a century to heal. Here, two of the ablest young historians of modern Spain examine the ill-fated Second Republic (1931-1936) and its tragic aftermath in their full historical background. Alongside the military and political dimensions, the book breaks new ground in exploring such themes as the impact of the war on gender relations; the varieties of terrorism; and the role of propaganda.

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ISBN-13: 9780582552722
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/12/1995
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.
Part I: The Second Republic and the origins of the Civil War.
Chapter 1. The course of politics.
Chapter 2. The Church.
Chapter 3. The regional questions.
Chapter 4. The military. Chapter 5 Social Conflicts.

Part II: Civil War and Revolution.
Chapter 6. Rebelion and civil war.
Chapter 7. Revolution in the towns and countryside.
Chapter 8 Conflicting approaches to war: Military policy in the Repub;lican camp.
Chapter 9 The politics of the Movimiento.
Chapter 10. The role of foreign intervention.
Chapter 11 The dynamics of politcs in the Republican Zone.
Chapter 12. The Republican road to defeat.

Part III: Epilogue.
Bibliographical essay.
Glossary (1) Political groups and list of abbreviations.
Glossary (2) Major actions

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