ISBN-10:
0393329879
ISBN-13:
9780393329872
Pub. Date:
06/25/2007
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution, and Revenge

The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution, and Revenge

by Paul Preston

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ISBN-13: 9780393329872
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 06/25/2007
Edition description: Revised and Expanded Edition
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 378,119
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Paul Preston, author of The Spanish Civil War, Franco and Juan Carlos, and The Spanish Holocaust, is the world's foremost historian on twentieth-century Spain. A professor at the London School of Economics, he lives in London.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements     ix
List of Plates     xi
Map of Spain     xiv
Preface     xvii
Introduction: The Civil War Seventy Years On     1
A Divided Society: Spain Before 1931     17
The Leftist Challenge, 1931-1933     38
Confrontation and Conspiracy, 1934-1936     66
'The Map of Spain Bleeds': From Coup d'Etat to Civil War     102
'Behind the Gentleman's Agreement': The Great Powers Betray Spain     135
'Madrid is the Heart': The Central Epic     163
Politics Behind the Lines: Reaction and Terror in the City of God     199
Politics Behind the Lines: Revolution and Terror in the City of the Devil     229
Defeat by Instalments     266
Franco's Peace     301
Epilogue     319
Principal Characters     327
Glossary     329
List of Abbreviations     331
Biographical Essay     333
Index     359

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