Preston 2012 Holocaust

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Author: Paul Preston

Title: The Spanish Holocaust

Subtitle: Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth-Century Spain

Place: London

Publisher: Harper Press

Year: 2012

Pages: 720pp.

ISBN-13: 9780002556347 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century | Spanish History | Types: Wartime Rape / Spanish Civil War



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Author: Paul Preston, Department of International History, London School of Economics and Political ScienceWikipedia

Contents:

  List of Illustrations (p. ix)
  Prologue (p. xi)
 
Part 1: The Origins of Hatred and Violence
  1 Social War Beginn, 1931-1933 (p. 3)
  2 Theorists of Extermination (p. 34)
  3 The Right Goes on the Offensive, 1933-1934 (p. 52)
  4 The Coming of War, 1934-1936 (p. 89)
 
Part 2: Institutionalized Violence in the Rebel Zone
  5 Queipo's Terror: The Purging of the South (p. 131)
  6 Mola's Terror: The Purging of Navarre, Galicia, Castile and León (p. 179)
 
Part 3: The Consequence of the Coup: Spontaneous Violence in the Republican Zone
  7 Far from the Front: Repression behind the Republican Lines (p. 221)
  8 Revolutionary Terror in Madrid (p. 259)
 
Part 4: Madrid Besieged: The Threat and the Response
  9 The Column of Death's March on Madrid (p. 303)
  10 A Terrified City Responds: The Massacres of Paracuellos (p. 341)
 
Part 5: Two Concepts of War
  11 Defending the Republic from the Enemy Within (p. 383)
  12 Franco's Slow War of Annihilation (p. 428)
 
Part 6: Franco's Investment in Terror
  13 No Reconciliation: Trials, Executions, Prisons (p. 471)
  Epilogue: The Reverberations (p. 519)
  Acknowledgements (p. 529)
  Glossary (p. 531)
  Notes (p. 535)
  Appendix (p. 655)
  Index (p. 673)

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»The culmination of more than a decade of research, ‘The Spanish Holocaust’ seeks to reflect the intense horrors visited upon Spain during its ferocious civil war, the consequences of which still reverberate bitterly today.
The brutal, murderous persecution of Spaniards between 1936 and 1945 is a truth that should have been told long ago. Paul Preston here offers the first comprehensive picture of what he terms “the Spanish Holocaust”: mass extra-judicial murder of some 200,000 victims, cursory military trials, torture, the systematic abuse of women and children, sweeping imprisonment, the horrors of exile. Those culpable for crimes committed on both sides of the Civil War are named; their victims identified.« (Source: HarperCollins)

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