Spain and the Great Powers in the Twentieth Century
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Spain and the Great Powers in the Twentieth Century by Sebastian Balfour
Book DescriptionSpain and the Great Powers in the Twentieth Centuryexamines the international context to, and influences on, Spanish history and politics from 1898 to the present day. Spanish history is necessarily international, with the significance of Spain's neutrality in the First World War and the global influences on the outcome of the Spanish Civil War. Taking the Defeat in the Spanish American war of 1898 as a starting point, the book includes surveys on: *the crisis of neutrality during the First World War *foreign policy under the dictatorship of Primo de Rivera *the allies and the Spanish Civil War *Nazi Germany and Franco's Spain *Spain and the Cold War *relations with the United States This book traces the important topic of modern Spanish diplomacy up to the present day
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415180788
(216mm x 138mm x 22mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sebastian Balfour
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Deadly Embrace, Hardback (May 2002)
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End of the Spanish Empire, 1898-1923, Hardback (February 1997)
This is an account of Spain's disastrous war with the United States in 1898, in which she lost the remnants of her old empire. The book also analyzes the ensuing political and social crisis in Spain from the loss of empire, through World War I, to the military coup of 1923.
Dictatorship, Workers and the City, Hardback (January 1989)» View all books by Sebastian Balfour
A study of the Spanish labour movement in Greater Barcelona from 1939 to 1988, emphasizing the period 1962-1976. It investigates working-class life and culture, labour relations and politics in an authoritarian regime and discusses the process of transition from dictatorship to democracy.
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