The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Helen Graham


Amid the numerous catastrophes of the 20 th century, the Spanish Civil battle maintains to exert a specific fascination between heritage buffs and the lay-reader alike. This Very brief Intoduction integrates the political, social and cultural historical past of the Spanish Civil struggle. It units out the household and overseas context of the warfare for a normal readership. as well as tracing the process struggle, the ebook locates the war's origins within the cumulative social and cultural anxieties provoked through a technique of swift, asymmetric and accelerating modernism occurring everywhere Europe. This shared context is essential to the continuing experience of the war's value. The ebook additionally examines the myriad of political polemics to which the warfare has given upward push, in addition to all the most up-to-date old debates. It assesses the influence of the warfare on Spain's transition to democracy and at the country's modern political tradition.

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