Tag Archives: Spanish Republic

The Spanish Civil War

Casanova_SCWReviewer: Wouter van Dijk

A Short History of the Spanish Civil War, Julián Casanova
I.B. Tauris Short History Series

I.B. Tauris Publishers, London, New York 2014
ISBN: 978 1 84885 658 5

Paperback, with maps, timeline, illustrations in black and white, notes, bibliographic commentary and index
230 pages
£10,99 / $15,95 / €13,99


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The May Events and their problem for historiography


cnt-poumThere is perhaps no subject among historians writing on the Spanish Civil War today that divides them more than do the May Events of 1937. Did these mark the end of anarchy and chaos on the Republican side or the beginning of a Stalinist-inspired counterrevolution? To be fair, some point can be made for both of the opposing views.

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The Life and Death of the Spanish Republic, Henry Buckley

Reviewer: Wouter van Dijkspanish_republic_buckley

The Life and Death of the Spanish Republic. A Witness to the Spanish Civil War, Henry Buckley
Introduction by Paul Preston

IB Tauris Publishers, London, New York 2013
ISBN: 978 1 78076 429 0

Hardcover with dust jacket, photographs in black and white, map of Spain and index
432 pages
£20,00 / €29,99



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War and Revolution in Catalonia, Pelai Pagès i Blanch

Reviewer: Wouter van DijkWar and Revolution in Catalonia - Pages i Blanch
War and Revolution in Catalonia, 1936-1939, Pelai Pagès i Blanch

Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Boston 2013
ISBN: 9789004254268

Series and Volume Number: Historical Materialism Book Series, Volume 58
Hardcover, with appendix of documents, notes, bibliography and index
247 pages
€109,- / $141,-

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