Author Archive for Peter Stansky

Book Review: Barcelona and the Spanish Civil War

August 25, 2016
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<i>Book Review:</i> Barcelona and the Spanish Civil War

Nick Lloyd, Forgotten Places: Barcelona and the Spanish Civil War, Barcelona: Nick Lloyd, 2015, 392 pp.


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Book Review : Orwell and the Brits in Spain

March 21, 2014
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<em>Book Review </em>: Orwell and the Brits in Spain

I Am Spain: The Spanish Civil War and the Men and Women Who Went to Fight Fascism. By David Boyd Haycock. (Brecon: Old Street Publishing Ltd, 2012).
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Review: The British in Spain

June 20, 2013
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Review: The British in Spain

Unlikely Warriors: The British in the Spanish Civil War and the Struggle against Fascism. By Richard Baxell. (London, Aurum, 2012).
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Book review: The English captain

January 4, 2013
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Book review: The English captain

The Last English Revolutionary: Tom Wintringham, 1898-1949 (Brighton, Portland, Toronto: Sussex Academic Press, 2012), by Hugh Purcell with Phyll Smith. A very welcome “enlarged, revised and updated edition” of the biography of Tom Wintringham published originally in 2004.
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Book Review: The Spanish Right and the Jews

June 1, 2010
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Book Review: The Spanish Right and the Jews

Isabelle Rohr, The Spanish Right and the Jews, 1898-1945: Anti-Semitism and Opportunism, Brighton/Portland Sussex University Press, 2008. This is an intriguing study of the relationship mostly of the Spanish Right, but also until the post-Franco years, of the Spanish state itself, with its own Jews, so to speak, the Sephardic community. It hearkens back...
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