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The Resource Twentieth-century Spain : a history, Julian Casanova, Carlos Gil Andres ; translated by Martin Douch

Twentieth-century Spain : a history, Julian Casanova, Carlos Gil Andres ; translated by Martin Douch

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Twentieth-century Spain : a history
Title
Twentieth-century Spain
Title remainder
a history
Statement of responsibility
Julian Casanova, Carlos Gil Andres ; translated by Martin Douch
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Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
  • "This is a much-needed new overview of Spanish social and political history which sets developments in twentieth-century Spain within a broader European context. Juli⡮ Casanova, one of Spain's leading historians, and Carlos Gil Andr⥳ chart the country's experience of democracy, dictatorship and civil war and its dramatic transformation from an agricultural and rural society to an industrial and urban society fully integrated into Europe. They address key questions and issues that continue to be discussed and debated in contemporary historiography, such as why the Republic was defeated, why Franco's dictatorship lasted so long and what mark it has left on contemporary Spain. This is an essential book for students as well as for anyone interested in Spain's turbulent twentieth century"--
  • "Alcala Zamora, Niceto (1877-1949). A liberal politician during the Restoration. In 1930, following the fall of Primo de Rivera's dictatorship, he declared himself to be anti-monarchist and took part in the Pacto de San Sebastian. After the municipal elections of 14 April 1931 he headed the first provisional government of the Republic. He was President of the Second Republic between 1931 and April 1936. At the end of the Civil War, he was forced to go into exile, firstly in France and then in Argentina, where he died"--
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Casanova, Julian
Dewey number
946.08
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Gil Andres, Carlos
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  • Europe
  • Spain
Label
Twentieth-century Spain : a history, Julian Casanova, Carlos Gil Andres ; translated by Martin Douch
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volume
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text
Contents
THE MONARCHY OF ALFONSO XIII. The legacy of a century -- The "Revolution from above" -- The crisis of the liberal regime -- The Primo De Rivera years -- THE SECOND REPUBLIC. A parliamentary and constitutional republic -- A republic beleaguered -- 1936 : The destruction of democracy -- THE CIVIL WAR. Spain split in two -- Politics and arms -- FRANCO'S DICTATORSHIP. Franco's peace -- "The spiritual reserve of the world" -- The death throes of Francoism -- TRANSITION AND DEMOCRACY. The transition -- Democracy
Control code
000052550491
Extent
xxi, 377 pages.
Isbn
9781107602670
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Label
Twentieth-century Spain : a history, Julian Casanova, Carlos Gil Andres ; translated by Martin Douch
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
THE MONARCHY OF ALFONSO XIII. The legacy of a century -- The "Revolution from above" -- The crisis of the liberal regime -- The Primo De Rivera years -- THE SECOND REPUBLIC. A parliamentary and constitutional republic -- A republic beleaguered -- 1936 : The destruction of democracy -- THE CIVIL WAR. Spain split in two -- Politics and arms -- FRANCO'S DICTATORSHIP. Franco's peace -- "The spiritual reserve of the world" -- The death throes of Francoism -- TRANSITION AND DEMOCRACY. The transition -- Democracy
Control code
000052550491
Extent
xxi, 377 pages.
Isbn
9781107602670
Isbn Type
(paperback)

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