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The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Burnett Bolloten


This book offers a history and analysis of Republican political life during the Spanish Civil War. Completed in 1987 and first published in English in 1991, this text is the culmination of fifty years of research. This book is regarded as an authoritative political history of the war and a valuable encyclopedic guide to Republican affairs during the Spanish conflict. This new edition includes a new introduction by a Spanish Civil War scholar, an updated bibliography featuring books on the Spanish Civil War published since 1987, and seventy-three photos of the war's participants.

Keywords: Republican political life, Spanish Civil War, political history, Republican affairs, Spanish conflict

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781469624464
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Burnett Bolloten, author

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Part II The Rise Of the Communists

Part III Curbing the Revolution

Part IV From the Revolutionary Militia to a Regular Army

Part V The Communist Triumph

Part VI The Reflux of the Revolution

Part VII The Eclipse of Largo Caballero and Indalecio Prieto

Part VIII Communist Influence Crests

Part IX Doubts, Divisions, and Disasters Proliferate. Communist Influence Wanes.

Part X The End of the Resistance Policy