3 edition of A short history of the war with Spain found in the catalog.
A short history of the war with Spain
Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 14884)
|Series||Library of American civilization -- LAC 14884.|
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|Pagination||vi, 350 p.|
|Number of Pages||350|
Spanish-American War, , brief conflict between Spain and the United States arising out of Spanish policies in Cuba. It was, to a large degree, brought about by the efforts of U.S. expansionists. Causes of the War. Spanish Civil War (–39), military revolt by Nationalist rebels, supported by conservative elements within the country, against the Republican government of Spain. When an initial military coup failed to win control of the entire country, a bloody civil war ensued, fought with great ferocity on both sides.
However, two major events in modern history seriously challenged the order and stability of the country. First, there was the Spanish-American War of , which Spain lost to the United States. The best book I've read on the Spanish Civil War is The Revolution and the Civil War in Spain. It was one of the first to posit the idea that what was happening in the Republican areas of Spain was a full-on social revolution, and to analyse the.
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Amid the many catastrophes of the twentieth century, the Spanish Civil War continues to exert a particular fascination among history buffs and the lay reader alike.
This Very Short Introduction integrates the political, social and cultural history of the Spanish Civil War. It sets out the domestic and international context of the war for a general by: A Short History of Spain and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.
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History writing itself became a battleground and the book charts the Franco regime's attempt to appropriate the past. It also indicates its ultimate failure - as evident in new writings on the war and, above all, in the return of Republican memory now occurring in Spain during the opening years of the twenty-first century/5(90).
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilcox, Marrion, Short history of the war with Spain. New York, F.A. Stokes  (OCoLC) The book concludes with a look at modern Spain as a fully integrated and enthusiastic member of the European community.
Attractively illustrated throughout, Spain: A History is the best historical account of Spain currently available for general readers.4/5(36).
The book lays out the foundation in a short slice, no easy task, and dedicates a chapter to the early days of the war, explaining the reality of executions on both sides of the conflict and the vigilante-style operations Spain was running in the quest for power and freedom.
This book is the revised edition of Beevor's book, first published in the s, about the Spanish Civil War. After the fall of the monarchy in the early s and substantial political conflict in the new republic with various left wing groups attempting local uprisings and using inflammatory language, in July of a number of generals launched a coup attempt against the republic/5.
The authors purpose for writing The Spanish War is pretty straightforward. As the book is nonfiction; the author, G.J.A OToole, wrote the book to inform people of the little know war between Spain and America.
This war did not come as a surprise, the amounting struggle in Cuba between Spain and her rebellious subject was right on Americas doorstep/5. Any book about the Spanish Civil War that is accompanied by glowing testimonies from Paul Preston and Helen Graham is unlikely to disappoint, and that is certainly the case with this latest addition to the IB Tauris Short History Series.
As someone who, sadly, speaks no Spanish, it is also refreshing to read a lucid history of the civil war. more fully covered in “A Short History of Latin America”. A brief history of Andorra is included as an appendix.
This short history has been compiled from the study of a number of works, including 's “History of Europe”, 's “Encyclopaedia of World History”, and the Encyclopaedia Size: KB. Published inwhile Franco still ruled Spain, this beautifully-written book charts the mystery surrounding the death of Spanish poet Lorca during the Civil War.
Gibson has also written the biography of Lorca, who was murdered during the Spanish Civil War aged 38 for, among other accusations, being a “spy for the Russians” and “homosexual”.
The Spanish-American War and the peace treaty that concluded it made clear that the United States had entered a new era. With its smashing victory over Spain, once the mightiest of the European nations, the United States arrived as a formidable power willing to send force beyond its shores to challenge a well-armed rival from across the ocean.
The Spanish American War, is one in a series (Great Campaigns) published by Combined Books in Pennsylvania and is presented in hardback with eight chapters, pages, extensive Appendixes, maps, biographies, sidebars and illustrations.
The book offers a clear and concise account of the Spanish - American War fought in The author reveals the reasons and circumstances leading up to /5. Your next book, Guernica!Guernica. A Study of Journalism, Propaganda and History by Herbert Southworth, explores another of the key moments of the Spanish Civil War.
Yes. The author Herbert Southworth was always my inspiration. I think he probably knew more about the Spanish Civil War than any man who has ever lived. A prize-winning account of the disintegration of Spain in the s, Beevor's work is the best overall history of the bloody civil war.
Discovering Spain: An Uncommon Guide (Penelope Casas, ). Casas, a well-known Spanish cookbook author, insightfully blends. This is the long, involved story of a short, messy war across two oceans. Published one hundred years later, Musicant's book is the best history of this war I have found.
At war's end, the USA annexed pieces of Spain's empire, like Puerto Rico and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba/5. The short-lived first Spanish republic (–74) was torn by another Carlist War (–76) and by the cantonalist movement in the south, notably in Cartagena, which attempted to establish authorities independent of the central government.
During the Thirty Years' War, in which various Protestant forces battled Imperial armies, France provided subsidies to Habsburg enemies, especially Sweden.
Sweden lost and France's First Minister, Cardinal Richelieu, in declared war on Spain. The open war with Spain started with a promising victory for the French at Les Avins in The following year Spanish forces based in the Southern. "The book's virtues are many: the author's often persuasive judgments, the scrupulous care with which he treats sources, the illuminating integration of American, Spanish, Cuban, and Filipino perspectives This is, in sum, a work that will long remain the major reference volume on the war of ".-American Historical Review.
"[Trask] examines many of the political and geographical. This episode of Ten Minute History (like a documentary, only shorter) covers Spain in the s before the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, through the civil war itself and to the end of.The Spanish Civil War (Spanish: Guerra Civil Española) was a civil war in Spain fought from to Republicans loyal to the left-leaning Second Spanish Republic, in alliance with anarchists, of the communist and syndicalist variety, fought against a revolt by the Nationalists, an alliance of Falangists, monarchists, conservatives and Catholics, led by a military group among whom Location: Spain, Spain, Spanish Morocco.
The book, published ina year after the author’s death, will be read with pleasure by anyone who has enjoyed Jacobs’s travel writing or who has any interest in Spain and the Spanish.