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The Spanish Civil War

1st Edition

By Andrew Forrest


160 pages

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The Spanish Civil War was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the modern era. This book covers:

* its background with the fall of the monarchy and the Second Republic

* Franco and Fascism

* the conflict itself

* the role of foreign powers

* the legacy of the war.

Including narrative, questions and analysis of a wide variety of sources from popular novels and poetry to contemporary political commentaries, The Spanish Civil War is a concise introduction to this topic and an essential study aid.


'This readable, well-planned book is a most useful teaching aid for those studying the history of the Spanish Civil War, serving also as an introduction for those with little previous knowledge of the period … Teachers should welcome it.' - British Bulletin of Publications

About the Series

Questions and Analysis in History

Questions and Analysis in History contain the key elements essential to the study of history, whilst also offering a guide to best practice in essay writing and history skills. Each chapter of every book is organized around the key questions which historians debate, and hence, examiners look for. In addition, these short texts include a systematic examination of a variety of primary sources through questions and worked answers.
Through presenting analysis of source material as answers to questions, these books offer:
* a model of essay writing which reflects the skills required of students
* guidance with exam revision by focusing on type of questions set
* insight into the approach expected by examiners
* a starting point to launch students into their own investigations
* aid in acquiring sound techniques
* preparation for essays and document based questions
* promotion of discussion in class.
The series is regarded as the set of books that will push the student to an A grade. The books are both stretching and stimulating, and students have founf them invaluable during their revision for the final exams.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General