Anarchism, the Republic and Civil War in Spain: 1931-1939 (Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain)

Anarchism, the Republic and Civil War in Spain: 1931-1939 (Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain)

By: Julian Casanova (author)Paperback

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The Spanish Civil War became the setting for the struggle between revolution and counter-revolution as well as being, for many outsiders, the place of armed conflict between the forces of democracy and fascism. This book is a path-breaking synthesis of political, social and cultural history concerning the anarchist revolution during the Spanish Civil War by Spain's leading historian of the Civil War.

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About Author

Julian Casanova is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Zaragoza, Spain. He is the author of several books including Anarquismo y revolucion en la sociedad rural aragonesa, 1936-38 (Siglo XXI, Madrid, 1985) and La Iglesia de Franco (Temas de Hoy, Madrid, 2001).

Contents

Note to the English Edition Part One: Power in the Street 1. History Accelerates 2. The Seeds of Confrontation 3. The Symbols of Identity 4. On the Road to Insurrection 5. Correcting the Route Part Two: The People in Arms 6. The Summer of 1936 7. War and Revolution. 8. Decline and Fall. Epilogue: The Uprooting. Appendix: Anarchism in Spanish Contemporary History

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/04/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780415758635
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 244
  • ID: 9780415758635
  • weight: 340
  • ISBN10: 0415758637

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