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Spain at war

the Spanish Civil War in context, 1931-1939

by George Richard Esenwein

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Published by Longman in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 274-283) and index.

      StatementGeorge Esenwein and Adrian Shubert.
      ContributionsShubert, Adrian, 1953-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDP269 .E74 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 313 p. :
      Number of Pages313
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1097462M
      ISBN 100582552729, 0582259436
      LC Control Number94022117

      Spain comes to grips with its past under Franco in this evocative first-person account — part social history and part travelogue. Hell and Good Company: The Spanish Civil War and The World It Made (Richard Rhodes, ). Reporters, writers, artists, and doctors who witnessed the Spanish Civil War tell their extraordinary stories. War Fever looks at America in the First World War through the lens of three interwoven stories, all tied to Boston in baseball legend Babe Ruth, Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor Karl Muck.

      A New York Times Bestseller “Excellent and involving What makes [Hochschild’s] book so intimate and moving is its human scale.” —Dwight Garner, New York Times “With all due respect to Orwell, Spain in Our Hearts should supplant Homage to Catalonia as the best introduction to the conflict written in English. A humane and moving book, it is well-paced and meant to be read rather. 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 Hochschild relies upon published and unpublished memoirs and the correspondence of soldiers, behind-the-lines spouses, journalists and celebrities to shape his book/5().

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