Gunpowder and Incense by Hilari Raguer
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Gunpowder and Incense
By Hilari Raguer

Gunpowder and Incense

The Catholic Church and the Spanish Civil War

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Format: Hardback

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Gunpowder and Incense by Hilari Raguer

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Now available in English for the first time, Gunpowder and Incense (translated from the Spanish La Polvora y el Incienso) chronicles the role of the Church in Spanish politics, looking in particular at the Spanish Civil War. Unlike most books on the subject, Hilari Raguer looks beyond the traditional explanation that the war was primarily a religious struggle. His writing presents an exemplary "insider's" perspective, and is notable for its balance and perception on the role of the Catholic Church before, during and after the War. The material is presented in a lucid, elegant manner - which makes this book as readable as it is historiographically important. It will be vital reading for students and scholars of European, religious and modern history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415318891
ISBN-10: 0415318890
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 29mm)
Pages: 440
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Hilari Raguer

Specialist in religious history. University of Cardiff, UK

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