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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 -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393064766 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 039306476X (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xx, 700 p. [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Political persecution > Spain > History > 20th century.
Political atrocities > Spain > History > 20th century.
Spain > History > Civil War, 1936-1939 > Atrocities.
Spain > History > 1939-1975.
Summary: 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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