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Spanish Civil War

Andy Durgan provides a clear introductory overview and evaluation of the key debates and recent research on the origins, outbreak, course and implications of the Spanish Civil War, including the impact of foreign powers, the socio-political situation, the Republican failure and Nationalist success and the nature of the emerging Franco regime.

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ISBN-13: 9781403995162
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 08/07/2007
Series: Studies in European History Series
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

ANDY DURGAN lectures in the School of Modern Languages at the University of Barcelona, Spain. He was Historical Advisor for Ken Loach's film Land and Freedom.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations.- Editors' Preface.- Chronology.- Maps.- Introduction.- Towards War.- The Course of the War.- Foreign Intervention.- Politics and Society in the Republican Zone.- Politics and Society in the Nationalist Zone.- Conclusions.- Select Bibliography.- Index.

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Writing with enviable economy and lucidity, Andy Durgan has produced a breathtaking synthesis based on his vast knowledge of the civil war and its historiography ... each page is overflowing with penetrating analysis and insightful commentary.' - C.Ealham, International Socialism

'A very good introduction to a field presently characterized by highly charged political debate.' - A. Ribeiro de Menezes, International Journal of Iberian Studies

'...useful for teacers in stimulating classroom debates.' - Gerald Blaney, Jr., Journal of Contemporary History

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