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Sánchez, Antonio Cazorla

Fear and Progress: Ordinary Lives in Franco's Spain, 1939-1975

Sánchez, Antonio Cazorla - Fear and Progress: Ordinary Lives in Franco's Spain, 1939-1975, ebook

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Utilizing hundreds of confidential documents from authorities in the Franco government, Fear and Progress: Ordinary Lives in Franco's Spain, 1939-1975 recounts the experiences of Spanish citizens who lived during the 40-year Franco dictatorship.


  • Rejects traditional explanations of the length of Franco's power and the dictator's legacy

  • Utilizes hundreds of confidential documents from authorities in the Franco government

  • Provides insights into life during the Franco era: how political violence and repression were experienced; how the dictatorship exploited illusions of peace and prosperity for its own benefit; and how the regime's legacy was manipulated

  • Reveals the Franco government's social callousness and manipulation of events

Keywords: Spain, dictatorship, Spanish Civil War, ordinary lives, everyday life, 20th century Spain, fascism

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
296 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444306507
Printed ISBN
9781405133159

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