The Spanish Civil War became the setting for the struggle between revolution and counter-revolution as well as being, for many outsiders, the place of armed conflict between the forces of democracy and fascism. This book is a path-breaking synthesis of political, social and cultural history concerning the anarchist revolution during the Spanish Civil War by Spain's leading historian of the Civil War.
'A Solidly researched revisionist.' - IJIS 18
Note to the English Edition Part One: Power in the Street 1. History Accelerates 2. The Seeds of Confrontation 3. The Symbols of Identity 4. On the Road to Insurrection 5. Correcting the Route Part Two: The People in Arms 6. The Summer of 1936 7. War and Revolution. 8. Decline and Fall. Epilogue: The Uprooting. Appendix: Anarchism in Spanish Contemporary History