65 books — 49 voters
Spanish Civil War
The Spanish Civil War took place from 1936 to 1939 and was fought between the Republicans, who were loyal to the democratic, left-leaning Second Spanish Republic, and the Nationalists, a falangist group led by General Francisco Franco. The Nationalists won, and Franco then ruled Spain for the next 36 years, from April 1939 until his death in November 1975.
Fiction Set in 1930s
War Widows: Historical Romance where the Heroine or Hero is widowed by War.
26 books — 9 voters
No Pasaran! A Spanish Civil War booklist
71 books — 15 voters
Spanish Civil War Comics
80 books — 5 voters
Romance Novels Set in the 1930's
60 books — 25 voters
“ In The Captive Mind, written in the early 1950s, Czeslaw Milosz wrote that Eastern European intellectuals, reading 1984 in clandestine editions, were amazed to find that its author had never visited the Soviet Union. How, then, had he captured its mental and moral atmosphere? By reading its propaganda, and by paying attention, and by noticing the tactics of Stalin's agents in the Spanish Republic. Anybody could have done this, but few had the courage to risk the accusation of 'giving ammunition ...more ”
“ Modifying Clausewitz’ aphorism—war is the continuation of diplomacy by other means—one could say that in ideologically divided countries civil war is but the continuation of parliamentarism with other means. ”