Spain: From Dictatorship to Democracy - A History of Spain (Paperback)Javier Tusell (author)
Paperback 502 Pages / Published: 25/03/2011
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This comprehensive survey of Spain s history looks at the major political, social, and economic changes that took place from the end of the Civil War to the beginning of the twenty-first century. A thorough introduction to post-Civil War Spain, from its development under Franco and subsequent transition to democracy up to the present dayTusell was a celebrated public figure and historian. During his lifetime he negotiated the return to Spain of Picasso s Guernica, was elected UCD councillor for Madrid, and became a respected media commentator before his untimely death in 2005Includes a biography and political assessment of Francisco FrancoCovers a number of pertinent topics, including fascism, isolationism, political opposition, economic development, decolonization, terrorism, foreign policy, and democracyProvides a context for understanding the continuing tensions between democracy and terrorism, including the effects of the 2004 Madrid Bombings
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 502
Weight: 742 g
Dimensions: 229 x 153 x 26 mm
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