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