Written by one of the most celebrated historians of the Spanish Civil War, this book presents a fascinating account of the origins of the war and the nature and importance of conspiracy for the extreme right. Based on exhaustive research, and written with lucidity and considerable humour, it acts as both an outstanding introduction to the vast literature of the war, and a monumental contribution to that literature.
Table of Contents
Part I: Communist Plots and the Spanish Civil War
Part II: The Brainwashing of Francisco Franco
'Based on years of careful research, and written with lucidity, wit and humour, this book is both an excellent introduction to the vast literture on the war, and a significant contribution to that literature.' - Morning Star and Unison's Magazine Focus, Will Podmore