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1-10 of 21 results in Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain
  1. Spaniards in the Holocaust

    Mauthausen, Horror on the Danube

    By David Wingeate Pike

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    This important work focuses on the experience of the large Spanish contingent within the Mauthausen concentration camp, one of the least known but most terrible camps in Nazi Germany. Refugees from the repercussions of the Civil War, 7,000 Spanish Republicans were arrested in France by the invading...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Anarchism, the Republic and Civil War in Spain: 1931-1939

    By Julián Casanova

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    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...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Spain 1914-1918

    Between War and Revolution

    By Francisco J. Romero Salvado, Francisco Jose Romero Salvado

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    This work analyses the Spanish experience of the First World War in terms of the general crisis in Europe at this time. In Spain, as elsewhere, the impact of four years of devastating conflict resulted in ideological militancy, economic dislocation and social struggle. The author examines the...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Women and Spanish Fascism

    The Women's Section of the Falange 1934-1959

    By Kathleen J.L. Richmond

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    Using forty-five interviews with former members and sympathisers, this book traces the development of the Women's section of the Franco government from its roots in the Spanish fascist party to its role in the dictatorship up to 1959. The study reveals that despite its anti-feminist agenda, the...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Mass Killings and Violence in Spain

    Grappling with the Past, 1936-1952

    Edited by Peter Anderson, Miguel Ángel del Arco Blanco

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    Bringing the work of Spanish historians to the English-speaking world, this book offers public testimony to the enormous strides made in recent years by Spanish professional scholars in shaking off the reluctance to confront the past that marked the transition to democracy after Franco’s death in...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. British Women and the Spanish Civil War

    By Angela Jackson

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    Through oral and written narratives, this book examines the interaction between women and the war in Spain, their motivation, the distinctive form of their involvment and the effect of the war on their individual lives. These themes are related to wider issues, such as the nature of memory and the...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Class, Culture and Conflict in Barcelona, 1898-1937

    By Chris Ealham

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    This book investigates urban conflict, popular protest and social control in Barcelona during the period 1898-1937. Focusing upon the sources of anarchist power in the city and the role of the organised anarchist movement during the Second Republic the volume concludes with an analysis of the...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Red Barcelona

    Social Protest and Labour Mobilization in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Angel Smith

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    As one of Europe's great industrial and revolutionary centres Barcelona has been in need of a detailed social and cultural history, yet there is actually a paucity of detailed research. This book redresses the balance. Focusing on the entire twentieth century, it allows for the emergence of...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Medicine and Warfare

    Spain, 1936–1939

    By Nicholas Coni

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    This original work examines the differences in medical advances on the two sides of the Spanish Civil War. Covering all aspects of medical treatment during the war, Coni covers new ground with great aplomb and delivers a book which will interest scholars involved with medical history as...

    Published February 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Churchill and Spain

    The Survival of the Franco Regime, 1940–1945

    Edited by Richard Wigg

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    This thoroughly researched, highly perceptive and utterly gripping study deals with an important aspect of Spanish and British history - Churchill's policy of appeasement toward the Franco regime in Spain. Wigg demonstrates that the tolerance shown toward Spain's wartime trading permitted the...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge