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Author Preston, Paul, 1946- author

Title The Spanish holocaust : inquisition and extermination in twentieth-century Spain / Paul Preston

Publ Info New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2012, copyright 2012
Edition First American edition
 CCRI-Warwick  DP269.55 .P77 2012    AVAILABLE
 RIC  DP269.55 .P77 2012    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DP269.55 .P77 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript xx, 700 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Contents 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
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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
LC subject Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Atrocities
Political persecution -- Spain -- History -- 20th century
Political atrocities -- Spain -- History -- 20th century
Spain -- History -- 1939-1975
ISBN 9780393064766 (hardcover)
039306476X (hardcover)