Mass Killings and Violence in Spain, 1936-1952

Grappling with the Past

Author: Peter Anderson

Publisher: Routledge

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Category: History

Page: 234

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Historians have only recently established the scale of the violence carried out by the supporters of General Franco during and after the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939. An estimated 88,000 unidentified victims of Francoist violence remain to be exhumed from mass graves and given a dignified burial, and for decades, the history of these victims has also been buried. This volume brings together a range of Spanish and British specialists who offer an original and challenging overview of this violence. Contributors not only examine the mass killings and incarcerations, but also carefully consider how the repression carried out in the government zone during the Civil War - long misrepresented in Francoist accounts - seeped into everyday life. A final section explores ways of facing Spain’s recent violent past.

Living Anarchism

José Peirats and the Spanish Anarcho-Syndicalist Movement

Author: Chris Ealham

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

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A study of one man and a collective biography of the working class into which he was born. The story of José Peirats shows the human foundations of Spanish anarchism, the ties of friendship and community that cemented the largest anti-authoritarian movement in the world. “In his biography of Pierats—anarchist, autodidact, brick maker and historian—Chris Ealham presents us with an unsettling portrayal of that most challenging and complex organization, the CNT-FAI, both in its greatest moments and in the agony and brutality of its exile. Commanding the narrative throughout, though, is Peirats. José Peirats both helped make history as a militant anarchist, sometimes with gun in hand, and wrote some of the most detailed and determinedly impartial history our movement has ever produced. It is a matter of real satisfaction to know that this exemplary militant and scholar has the biography he deserves.”—Barry Pateman, archivist and author with the Kate Sharpley Library

The Spanish Republic at War 1936-1939

Author: Helen Graham

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Category: History

Page: 472

View: 959

A new, comprehensive analysis of the Spanish left during the civil war of 1936–9.

Historical Dictionary of the Spanish Civil War

Author: Francisco J. Romero Salvadó

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

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Category: History

Page: 448

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The tragedy that devastated Spain for 33 months from July 1936 to April 1939, was, first and foremost, a brutal fratricidal conflict, the product of the fatal clash between diametrically opposed views of Spain and an attempt to settle crucial issues which had divided Spaniards for generations: agrarian reform, recognition of the identity of the historical regions (Catalonia, the Basque Country), and the roles of the Catholic Church and the armed forces in a modern state. Being a war between Spaniards, it was particularly brutal, but it was also part of the broader move toward war in Europe and thus sucked in many “volunteers” from abroad. And it left a deep imprint since General Francisco Franco remained at the helm of the country until his death in 1975. The Historical Dictionary of the Spanish Civil war covers the history of the war, first through a long chronology, which highlights the major steps from the incubation to the conclusion. The overall situation is summed up in the introduction. Then the dictionary section fleshes it out, with over 600 entries on persons, places, events, institutions, battles, and campaigns. More reading can be found in an extensive bibliography. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the Spanish Civil War.

War and Revolution in Catalonia, 1936-1939

Author: Pelai Pagès i Blanch

Publisher: BRILL

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Category: Political Science

Page: 262

View: 468

In War and Revolution in Catalonia, 1936-1939, Pelai Pagès i Blanch analyses the political and military evolution of the events in Catalonia during the Spanish Civil War.

Pasos

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Category: Church and social problems

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El laberinto de la solidaridad

Cultura y política en México (1910-2000)

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Publisher: BRILL

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Category: Social Science

Page: 192

View: 770

Indice: Max PARRA: Villa y la subjetividad politica popular: un acercamiento subalternista a Los de abajo de Mariano Azuela . - Rosa GARCIA GUTIERREZ: Hubo una poesia de la Revolucion Mexicana?: el caso de Carlos Gutierrez Cruz. - Eugenia HOUVENAGHEL: Alfonso Reyes y la polemica nacionalista de 1932. - Lois PARKINSON ZAMORA: Misticismo mexicano y la obra magica de Remedios Varo."

Lleida en guerra

la col·lecció Ramon Rius

Author: Carlos Ramos

Publisher: Diputacio de Lleida

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Category: Lérida (Spain)

Page: 281

View: 368

La marcha fúnebre

Una historia de la guerra entre México y Estados Unidos

Author: Peter Guardino

Publisher: Grano de Sal

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 536

View: 989

La marcha fúnebre puede haberse oído unas 13 mil veces por las bajas entre las tropas invasoras y quizás incluso el doble por los muertos del país derrotado: así de mortífero fue el conflicto que enfrentó a Estados Unidos con México entre 1846 y 1848. Caídos en acción o víctimas del hambre, la sed o diversas enfermedades, esos soldados formaban parte de ejércitos variopintos en los que convivían los combatientes voluntarios con los profesionales, oficiales de élite con pobres diablos que no imaginaban más futuro que alistarse para escapar a la miseria, e incluso guerrilleros que de forma espontánea enfrentaron al enemigo; por si fuera poco, también miles de civiles mexicanos fueron ultimados, ora por el fuego de los combates, ora por la falta de comida. Peter Guardino traza en esta obra la historia social y no sólo política de una guerra que marcó para siempre la relación entre estos dos países norteamericanos. Su detallado análisis —en el que hay una constante mirada a los aspectos de género, raza y religión— permite confrontar la arraigada creencia de que México fue derrotado porque su población carecía de un firme sentimiento nacional y postular que las principales explicaciones del desenlace fueron el expansionismo estadounidense y la disparidad económica de los contendientes. Este nuevo acercamiento al traumático choque de México con su entonces muy admirado vecino del norte sin duda revitalizará la comprensión de un momento clave de nuestra historia.

Hispanidades

Latinoamerica y los EE. UU.

Author: David Curland

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Category: Cultural relations

Page: 152

View: 983

Multi-media course provides background information for understanding the Hispanic culture, including the growing Latino poplutation in the U.S.

Proyectos E Informes

Author: Bolivia. Congreso Nacional. Cámara de Diputados

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Category: Bolivia

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Rivalry and Revenge

Author: Laia Balcells

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 328

View: 267

This book explores the motives of local political elites and armed groups in carrying out violence against civilians during civil war.

The Routledge History Handbook of Medieval Revolt

Author: Justine Firnhaber-Baker

Publisher: Routledge

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Category: History

Page: 384

View: 210

The Routledge History Handbook of Medieval Revolt charts the history of medieval rebellion from Spain to Bohemia and from Italy to England, and includes chapters spanning the centuries between Imperial Rome and the Reformation. Drawing together an international group of leading scholars, chapters consider how uprisings worked, why they happened, whom they implicated, what they meant to contemporaries, and how we might understand them now. This collection builds upon new approaches to political history and communication, and provides new insights into revolt as integral to medieval political life. Drawing upon research from the social sciences and literary theory, the essays use revolts and their sources to explore questions of meaning and communication, identity and mobilization, the use of violence and the construction of power. The authors emphasize historical actors’ agency, but argue that access to these actors and their actions is mediated and often obscured by the texts that report them. Supported by an introduction and conclusion which survey the previous historiography of medieval revolt and envisage future directions in the field, The Routledge History Handbook of Medieval Revolt will be an essential reference for students and scholars of medieval political history.

Scripta Hierosolymitana

Author: Universiṭah ha-ʻIvrit bi-Yerushalayim

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Category: Hebrew periodicals

Page: 267

View: 309

The 'Red Terror' and the Spanish Civil War

Revolutionary Violence in Madrid

Author: Julius Ruiz

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Category: History

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View: 156

This book deals with one of most controversial issues of the Spanish Civil War (1936–9): the 'Red Terror'. Approximately 50,000 Spaniards were extrajudicially executed in Republican Spain following the failure of the military rebellion in July 1936. This mass killing of 'fascists' seriously undermined attempts by the legally constituted Republican government to present itself in foreign quarters as fighting a war for democracy. This study, based on a wealth of scholarship and archival sources, challenges the common view that executions were the work of criminal or anarchist 'uncontrollables'. Its focus is on Madrid, which witnessed at least 8,000 executions in 1936. It shows that the terror was organized and was carried out with the complicity of the police, and argues that terror was seen as integral to the antifascist war effort. Indeed, the elimination of the internal enemy - the 'Fifth Column' - was regarded as important as the war on the front line.

Colombian Criminal Justice in Crisis

Fear and Distrust

Author: E. Restrepo

Publisher: Springer

ISBN:

Category: Political Science

Page: 236

View: 919

Most people believe that criminal justice in Colombia is rife with impunity and corruption. Elvira María Restrepo delves beneath such beliefs to reveal a system driven at a fundamental level by fear and distrust from outside the system itself. With the present difficulties in the country tantamount to a state of irregular war, the judiciary is in crisis. It has to contribute to the construction of peace and the reconstruction of trust, or perish.