4 edition of The Civil War in Spain. found in the catalog.
The Civil War in Spain.
|LC Classifications||DP269 .J4 1969|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||641|
|LC Control Number||68057830|
Available information suggests that there were about , deaths from all causes during the Spanish Civil War. An estimated , died from combat-related causes. Of these, , fought for the Republicans for the Nationalists. This implies that 10 per cent of all soldiers who fought in the war . The Spanish civil war united a generation of young writers, poets and artists in political fervour. The wrong side may have won, but in creating the world's memory of the conflict, the pen, the.
In his book The Spanish Holocaust, historian Paul Preston calculates t Republican supporters were executed after the war. He estimates that , people died in combat during the conflict, and another , were murdered or executed – , of these at the hands of nationalists. The Workers' Party of Marxist Unification (Spanish: Partido Obrero de Unificación Marxista, POUM; Catalan: Partit Obrer d'Unificació Marxista) was a Spanish communist political party formed during the Second Republic and mainly active around the Spanish Civil was formed by the fusion of the Trotskyist Communist Left of Spain (Izquierda Comunista de España, ICE) and the Workers and Ideology: Marxism, Libertarian Marxism, .
"This book presents a new history of the most important conflict in European affairs during the s, the Spanish Civil War. It describes the complex origins of the conflict, the collapse of the Spanish Republic and the outbreak of the only mass worker revolution in the history of Western Europe. Buy The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War New Ed by Beevor, Antony (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5().
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The Civil War in Spain, Paperback – January 1, by Robert C Goldston (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating4/5(1). I have read about 45 books on this subject and found this to be the best overall history of the spanish Civil War. Only Bolloton's books on UNC Press come close. Excellent discusiion of the inifighting of the Republican side.
If you are interested mostly in the military 5/5(4). A fresh and acclaimed account of the Spanish Civil War by the bestselling author of Stalingrad and The Battle of Arnhem To mark the 70th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War's outbreak, Antony Beevor has written a completely updated and revised account of one of the most bitter and hard-fought wars of the twentieth century/5().
12), yet this book is most likely bamboozle free. An account of the Spanish Revolution and the Civil War mostly from the radical left perspective of the Republican side: anarcho-syndicalists, socialists, communists.
It treats the liberals, and fascists only insofar as /5. The civil war in Spain,(History in the making series) by Robert Payne and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Spanish Civil War: The History and Legacy of the Controversial Conflict That Established Francisco Franco’s Dictatorship in Spain by Charles River Editors and Jim D Johnston out of 5 stars 6.
Published inwhile Franco still ruled Spain, this beautifully-written book charts the mystery surrounding the death of Spanish poet Lorca during the Civil War.
Gibson has also written the biography of Lorca, who was murdered during the Spanish Civil War aged 38 for, among other accusations, being a “spy for the Russians” and “homosexual”.
The twenty-eight hundred Americans who fought in the Spanish Civil War felt the same way, as Adam Hochschild recounts in this rich and fascinating by: 2. ‘The Return‘ is a book that combines a love story, the history of the Spanish Civil War, and the local culture of Andalucia.
A young British woman goes on a weekend break in the city of Granada and discovers its disturbing history during the Spanish Civil War through the romance between two young Spaniards. It is really one of the great books about the Spanish Civil War, which is beautifully written, and written by someone who knew all the major protagonists and does wonderful pen portraits of them.
But he also felt very deeply about the big issues. It is a book that is ultimately very sympathetic to the republic, and rightly so, in my view. This is unfortunate since, for many thousands of people, Homage to Catalonia is the only book on the Spanish civil war that they will ever read.
Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, – is a non-fiction book by Adam Hochschild that was first published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on Ma The book is an account of the American volunteers who participated in the Spanish Civil War from to Author: Adam Hochschild.
His book The Spanish Civil War won the Somerset Maugham Award for Hugh Swynnerton Thomas, Baron Thomas of Swynnerton, was a British historian and Hispanist. Thomas was educated at Sherborne School in Dorset before taking a BA in at Queens' College, Cambridge/5.
Spain in Our Hearts is a well-researched book about American volunteers who fought in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade on the side of the Republic during the Spanish Civil War. Hochschild relies upon published and unpublished memoirs and the correspondence of soldiers, behind-the-lines spouses, journalists and celebrities to shape his book/5.
In Spain and the American Civil War, Wayne H. Bowen presents the first comprehensive look at relations between Spain and the two antagonists of the American Civil Spanish, United States and Confederate sources, Bowen provides multiple perspectives of critical events during the Civil War, including Confederate attempts to bring Spain and other European nations, particularly France.
The best Spanish Civil War books. As usual, I’m only skimming the surface of history. For anyone interested in taking a deeper dive, here are some Spanish Civil War books (fiction and nonfiction) to get you started.
The Tejada series by Rebecca Pawel are mysteries set during the Spanish Civil : Tara Cheesman. The civil war that tore through Spain in the mids remains one of the most controversial subjects in the country today.
Until the end of the ensuing dictatorship – which lasted until General Franco’s death in – it was particularly difficult for Spanish authors to write about what took : Tara Jessop.
Hemingway and Irvens in Spain Photo: JFK Library. During the spring of Paris became the great staging area for journalists on their way to the Spanish Civil War, and a centre for Author: Steve Newman Writer.
Spanish Civil War (–39), military revolt by Nationalist rebels, supported by conservative elements within the country, against the Republican government of Spain. When an initial military coup failed to win control of the entire country, a bloody civil war ensued, fought with great ferocity on both sides.
In “Homage to Catalonia,” his memoir of the Spanish Civil War, George Orwell remarks that Francisco Franco’s military uprising against Spain’s elected government “was an attempt not so.
The Battle for Spain by Antony Beevor pp, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, £ Like the bitter conflict in Iraq today, the Spanish civil war was pathologically vicious. Religious fanaticism, political Author: Piers Brendon.You will be connected to in just a moment.
Learn about Project Shield. After the country’s brutal civil war, which lasted from tothe victor, Generalissimo Francisco Franco, did his best to eradicate all .