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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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Book Review: A Memoir of Growing Up in an American Communist Family

December 29, 2018
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Book Review: <i>A Memoir of Growing Up in an American Communist Family</i>

History Lessons: A Memoir of Growing Up in an American Communist Family, by Dan Lynn Watt. Bloomington, Indiana: Xlibris, 2017, 351 pp.
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Book Review: Homage to the Spanish Exiles and The Routes to Exile

August 23, 2018
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<em>Book Review:</em> Homage to the Spanish Exiles and The Routes to Exile

Nancy Macdonald, Homage to the Spanish Exiles, Insight Books, 1987.

Scott Soo, The routes to exile: France and the Spanish Civil War refugees, 1939-2009, Manchester University Press, 2013.


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Book Review: Jewish Volunteers, the International Brigades and the Spanish Civil War

August 23, 2018
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<em>Book Review:</em> Jewish Volunteers, the International Brigades and the Spanish Civil War

Gerben Zaagsma, Jewish Volunteers, the International Brigades and the Spanish Civil War, Bloomsbury: London 2017; 250pp.


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