The Spanish holocaust : inquisition and extermination in twentieth-century Spain / Paul Preston.
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|Covington Branch||946.081 P939s 2012 (Text)||33126016957403||Adult Nonfiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780393064766 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 039306476X (hardcover)
- Physical Description: xx, 700 p.  p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
- Edition: 1st American ed.
- Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2012.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Pt. 1: The origins of hatred and violence. Social war begins, 1931-1933 ; Theorists of extermination ; The right goes on the offensive, 1933-1934 ; The coming of war, 1934-1936 -- Pt. 2: Institutionalized violence in the rebel zone. Queipo's terror : the purging of the South ; Mola's terror : the purging of Navarre, Galicia, Castile and León -- Pt. 3: The consequence of the coup : spontaneous violence in the Republican zone. Far from the front : repression behind the Republican lines ; Revolutionary terror in Madrid -- Pt. 4: Madrid besieged : the threat and the response. The Column of Death's march on Madrid ; A terrified city responds : the massacres of Paracuellos -- Pt. 5: Two concepts of war. Defending the Republic from the enemy within ; Franco's slow war of annihilation -- Pt. 6: Franco's investment in terror. No reconciliation : trials, executions, prisons -- Epilogue: The reverberations.
Long neglected by European historians, the unspeakable atrocities of Franco's Spain are finally brought to tragic light in this definitive work by Paul Preston, the world's foremost historian of 20th-century Spain.
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