Fear and Progress: Ordinary Lives in Franco's Spain, 1939-1975 - Blackwell Ordinary Lives (Paperback)Antonio Cazorla Sanchez (author)
Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 07/08/2009
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Utilizing hundreds of confidential documents from authorities in the Franco government, Fear and Progress: Ordinary Lives in Franco's Spain, 1939-1975 recounts the experiences of Spanish citizens who lived during the 40-year Franco dictatorship. * Rejects traditional explanations of the length of Franco's power and the dictator's legacy* Utilizes hundreds of confidential documents from authorities in the Franco government* Provides insights into life during the Franco era: how political violence and repression were experienced; how the dictatorship exploited illusions of peace and prosperity for its own benefit; and how the regime's legacy was manipulated* Reveals the Franco government's social callousness and manipulation of events
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 442 g
Dimensions: 230 x 156 x 16 mm
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