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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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Book Review: The Age of Disenchantments by Aaron Shulman

May 2, 2020
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Book Review: <em>The Age of Disenchantments</em> by Aaron Shulman

The Age of Disenchantments: The Epic Story of Spain’s Most Notorious Literary Family and the Long Shadow of the Spanish Civil War, by Aaron Shulman. Ecco/HarperCollins Publishers.
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Book Review: A Good American Family by David Maraniss

May 2, 2020
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Book Review: <em>A Good American Family</em> by David Maraniss

A Good American Family: The Red Scare and My Father, by David Maraniss. New York, Simon and Schuster, 2019.
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Book Review: The Last Survivor: Cultural and Social Projects Underlying Spanish Fascism, 1931-1975

August 26, 2019
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<em>Book Review: </em>The Last Survivor: Cultural and Social Projects Underlying Spanish Fascism, 1931-1975

What role did fascism play in defining the Franco regime? The Last Survivor offers a fresh interpretation of the dictatorship as ideologically fascist at its core, rather than understanding it through a purely symbolic or discursive understanding of fascism as a movement of values and attitudes. Levering new research into state structures, the editors...
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Book Review: Cold War Influences on Anglo–American Hispanists

August 5, 2019
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<em>Book Review:</em> Cold War Influences on Anglo–American Hispanists

Darryl Anthony Burrowes, Historians at War: Cold War Influences on Anglo–American Representations of the Spanish Civil War. Brighton, Great Britain: Sussex Academic Press, 2019.
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Book Review: The Impostor

March 9, 2019
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Book Review: <em>The Impostor</em>

Javier Cercas, The Impostor. Translation Frank Wynne. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2018. 384 pp.
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Book Review: Memory Battles of the Spanish Civil War

March 9, 2019
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Book Review: <em>Memory Battles of the Spanish Civil War</em>

Sebastiaan Faber, Memory Battles of the Spanish Civil War: History, Fiction, Photography. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2018. 241 pp.
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Book Review: Spain 1936: Year Zero

December 29, 2018
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Book Review: <i>Spain 1936: Year Zero</i>

The latest addition to the Nigel Townson’s Sussex Studies in Spanish History, Spain 1936: Year Zero compiles fourteen transnational views of Spanish history into one volume.
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