The Spanish Civil War book. Abel Paz was a young paperboy when Francisco Franco landed an army of mercenaries in Andalusia, igniting the Spanish Civil War of 1936-39.
The Spanish Civil War book. At that moment, he writes, "Everyone could see that one world had died, and that another had been born. Nothing could ever be the same.
Abel Paz was a young paperboy when Francisco Franco landed an army of mercenaries in Andalusia, igniting the . A brief memoir and chronology of the fighting of the Durruti Column in the Spanish Civil War by a participant, Abel Paz, who spent eleven years in prison under Franco.
A brief memoir and chronology of the fighting of the Durruti Column in the Spanish Civil War by a participant, Abel Paz, who spent eleven years in prison under Franco. Very well illustrated with many photos.
Once I started reading about the Spanish Civil War, I just devoured everything I could find in English and that made me want to learn Spanish. So I started hanging around with Spanish and Latin American students in the university and picked up enough Spanish, and then I went to Spain in the late 1960s and fell in love with the place. 1. The Spanish Civil War. by Helen Graham. This little book, an Oxford University Press paperback, which is a short introduction, is a remarkable work in that in a very short space she manages to deal with everything.
The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and Revenge by Paul Preston. No modern conflict has inflamed the passions of both civilians and intellectuals as much as the Spanish Civil War of 1936–39.
Abel Paz (1921–2009) was a Spanish anarchist and historian who fought in the Spanish Civil War and wrote multiple volumes on anarchist history, including a biography of Buenaventura Durruti, an influential anarchist during the war. He kept the anarchist tradition throughout his life. He kept the anarchist tradition throughout his life, including a decade in Francoist Spain's jails and multiple decades in exile in France.
The Coming of the Spanish Civil War: Reform, Reaction and Revolution in the Seco
The Coming of the Spanish Civil War: Reform, Reaction and Revolution in the Seco. Newly republished in an updated form, Preston discusses the changes, decline and possible collapse of political and social institutions, including that of democracy. Part of Longman's 'Seminar Studies' series, this book offers a compact introduction to the Spanish Civil War, covering such topics as international aid, 'terror' tactics and the conflict's legacy. Browne has also included a subject bibliography and sixteen annotated documents for study and discussion.
The Spanish Civil War (Pocket Archives Series). I recommend this book to those interested in the life of Buenaventura Durriti, the Spanish Civil War and or anarcho-syndicalism. 15 people found this helpful.
The Spanish Civil War (Spanish: Guerra Civil Española) was a civil war in Spain fought from 1936 to 1939. Republicans loyal to the left-leaning Second Spanish Republic, in alliance with anarchists, fought against a revolt by the Nationalists, an alliance of Falangists, monarchists, conservatives and Catholics, led by a military group among whom General Francisco Franco soon achieved a preponderant role.
The Spanish Civil War has so often been portrayed as a clash between left and right, but this is a misleading simplification
The Spanish Civil War has so often been portrayed as a clash between left and right, but this is a misleading simplification. Two other axes of conflict emerged: state centralism against regional independence and authoritarianism against the freedom of the individual. Yet the Spanish Civil War remains one of the few modern conflicts whose history had been written more effectively by the losers than by the winners. This is not surprising when one remembers the international sense of foreboding after the Republic’s defeat in the spring of 1939.