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  • Homage
    Homage to Catalonia (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Following his experiences as a militiaman in the Spanish Civil War, chronicled in Homage to Catalonia, the author brings the force of his humanity, passion and clarity, describing with bitter intensity the bright hopes and cynical betrayals of that chaotic episode: the revolutionary euphoria of Barcelona, and more.

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    The Spanish Civil War 1936-39: Part 2 (English, Paperback) Alejandro De Quesada, Stephen Walsh

    Illustrates how diverse the Republican forces were, drawn from loyal elements of the Spanish army that rejected the appeal of rebel generals, a range of volunteer regional units and political militias, and supported by volunteers from many other countries, including Great Britain, France and Germany, in units known as the International Brigades.

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    The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (1): 1 (English, Paperback) Alejandro De Quesada, Stephen Walsh

    The Spanish Civil War, 1936-39, was the curtain-raiser to World War II, and the major international event of the 1930s. Featuring specially commissioned full-color artwork, this book depicts the fighting men of the Nationalist forces that strove to take control of Spain alongside their German and Italian allies.

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    The Last Days of the Spanish Republic (English, Hardback) Paul Preston

    Told for the first time in English, Paul Preston's new book tells the story of a preventable tragedy that cost many thousands of lives and ruined tens of thousands more at the end of the Spanish Civil War.

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    The Life and Death of the Spanish Republic (Multiple languages, Paperback) Henry Buckley

    *Exceptional insider account of Spanish Civil War *Spanish Civil War continues to have lots of general reader appeal *New intro by Paul Preston - leading historian of Spanish Civil War

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    Spain's Civil War (Hardback)

    This study offers a succinct analysis of a critical period in Spain's history. It assesses the causes and course of the Civil War and covers Franco's New Spain. For the Second Edition there is a fuller examination of the politics of the Second Republic and the regional and social bases of Spain's political parties. There is also a more detailed account of the military conduct of the war and of the...

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    Jewish Volunteers, the International Brigades and the Spanish Civil War (English, Hardback) Gerben Zaagsma

    "This book examines the participation of Jewish volunteers in the international brigades during the Spanish Civil War "--

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  • Genocidal
    Genocidal Genealogy of Francoism (Paperback) Antonio Miguez Macho

    The Francoist command in the Spanish Civil War carried out a programme of mass violence from the start of the conflict. Through a combination of death squads and the use of military trials around 150,000 Spaniards met their deaths. Others perished in concentration camps and prisons. The terror took other forms, such as mass rape, extortion, "appropriation" of children and forced exile. The planned...

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  • Spain 1936 (Hardback) Raanan Rein, Joan Maria Thomas

    Marking the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, this volume takes a close look at the initial political moves, military actions and consequences of the fratricidal conflict and their impact on both Spaniards and contemporary European powers. The contributors re-examine the crystallisation of the political alliances formed in the Republican and the Nationalist zones; the...

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    George Orwell's Commander in Spain (English, Paperback) Marc Wildemeersch

    The first complete biography of Georges Kopp, an important figure in the life of George Orwell and his commander in Spain.

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  • Gibraltar
    Gibraltar and the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39 (English, Paperback) Julio Ponce Alberca

    Incorporating local, national and international dimensions of the conflict, Gibraltar and the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39 provides the first detailed account of the British enclave Gibraltar's role during and after the Spanish Civil War.The neutral stance adopted by democratic powers upon the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War is well-known. The Non-Intervention Committee played a key role in this...

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    The Basque Phase of Spain's First Carlist War (English, Hardback) John F. Coverdale

    This work explores the background and first two years of the First Carlist War--a conflict that pitted conservative northern peasants against the liberal Madrid government in the largest and most sustained case of armed peasant resistance to modernization in nineteenth-century Europe.Originally published in 1984.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make...

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    Italian Intervention in the Spanish Civil War (English, Hardback) John F. Coverdale

    Using hitherto unavailable material from the Italian foreign ministry, Franco's headquarters, and Mussolini's secretariat, John F. Coverdale traces the development of Italo-Spanish relations from the beginning of the Fascist regime. His analysis reveals that traditional foreign policy outweighed ideological and internal political considerations in Mussolini's decision making. John F. Coverdale...

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    The Experimental Units of Hitler's Condor Legion (English, Paperback) Rafael A. Permuy Lopez, Lucas Molina Franco

    The Spanish Civil War saw the first use in combat of the German Messerschmitt Bf 109, Heinkel He 111, and the Dornier Do 17 in special 'experimental' units.

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    The Spanish Civil War (Multiple languages, Paperback) Stanley G. Payne

    This book is a general history of the Spanish Civil War, providing a clear and objective account of its origins in Spanish domestic affairs.

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    Guerra (Paperback) Jason Webster

    When Jason Webster and his wife moved into an idyllic old farmhouse in the mountains north of Valencia, by chance he found an unmarked mass grave from the Spanish Civil War on his doorstep. Yet the more Webster unveils of the passions that set one countryman against another, the more he is led to wonder.

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    The Spanish Labyrinth (Multiple languages, Paperback) Gerald Brenan

    The Spanish Labyrinth, first published in 1943, has become the classic account of the background to the Spanish Civil War.

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    Hell and Good Company (Paperback) Richard Rhodes

    Celebrated historian Richard Rhodes explores the Spanish Civil War through the stories of the reporters, writers, artists and doctorswho witnessed it

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  • Forgotten
    Forgotten Places (English, Paperback) Nick Lloyd

    This is a guide to Barcelona in the Spanish Civil War, beginning in the 19th century with the conditions and movements which led to the social revolution of 1936, and ending with the fall of the city on 26 January 1939 when Franco's tanks drove down the Diagonal and set about destroying everything the Republic and the revolutionaries had built. Stories from the aftermath of the war, the exile and...

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    Spanish Civil War Tanks (English, Paperback) Steven Zaloga, Tony Bryan

    The tanks used during the Spanish Civil War are often labeled as little more than test vehicles in a convenient proving ground before World War II. This book takes a look at the tanks deployed in Spain, examining how future tanks and armored tactics were shaped and honed by the crews' experiences.

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