Reviews

Book Review: Paul Robeson’s Story for Children

February 4, 2021
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<em>Book Review:</em> Paul Robeson’s Story for Children

Grandpa Stops A War: A Paul Robeson Story, by Susan Robeson. Illustrated by Rod Brown. New York: Seven Stories Press, 2020.
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Book Review: Franco’s Soldiers

February 4, 2021
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<em>Book Review:</em> Franco’s Soldiers

Soldados de Franco. Reclutamiento forzoso, experiencia de guerra y desmovilización militar, by Francisco J. Leira Castiñeira. Madrid: Siglo XXI, 2020.
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Book Review: Spain, the Second World War, and the Holocaust

February 4, 2021
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<em>Book Review:</em> Spain, the Second World War, and the Holocaust

Spain, the Second World War, and the Holocaust: History and Representation, edited by Sara J. Brenneis and Gina Herrmann. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2020.
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Book Review Fighting Fascist Spain: Worker Protest from the Printing Press

November 14, 2020
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<em>Book Review</em> Fighting Fascist Spain: Worker Protest from the Printing Press

Fighting Fascist Spain: Worker Protest from the Printing Press, by Montse Feu. Urbana, Chicago and Springfield: University of Illinois Press, 2020.
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Martha Graham’s Dances for Spain

November 14, 2020
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Martha Graham’s Dances for Spain

In June, the Martha Graham Dance Company performed Immediate Tragedy, a long-lost solo piece that Graham performed in 1937 in support of the Spanish Republic. Its reconstruction was only possible thanks to a cache of recently recovered photographs of Graham’s original show. Together with Deep Song, inspired by Lorca, the piece marks a crucial...
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Book Review: Hispanic Anarchism in the United States

August 27, 2020
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<em>Book Review:</em> Hispanic Anarchism in the United States

Christopher J. Castañeda and Montse Feu, editors. Writing Revolution: Hispanic Anarchism in the United States. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2019.
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Film Review: What Can’t Be Seen

August 27, 2020
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<em>Film Review:</em> What Can’t Be Seen

Mientras dure la guerra / While at War, dir. Amenábar; La trinchera infinita / The Endless Trench, dir. Garaño, Arregi, and Goenaga.
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Book Review: James Stout, The Popular Front and the Barcelona 1936 Popular Olympics

June 2, 2020
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<em>Book Review:</em> James Stout, <em>The Popular Front and the Barcelona 1936 Popular Olympics</em>

The Popular Front and the Barcelona 1936 Popular Olympics: Playing as if the World Were Watching, by James Stout. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2020.
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Book Review: Leonora Carrington, Down Below

June 2, 2020
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<em>Book Review:</em> Leonora Carrington, <em>Down Below</em>

Down Below, by Leonora Carrington.  Translated by Victor Llona, with an introduction by Marina Warner. New York: NYRB, 2017.
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Book Review: Guns, Culture and Moors by Ali Al Tuma

May 2, 2020
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Book Review: <em>Guns, Culture and Moors</em> by Ali Al Tuma

Guns, Culture and Moors: Racial Perceptions, Cultural Impact and the Moroccan Participation in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). By Ali Al Tuma (New York & London: Routledge, 2018).
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