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The Last Days of the Spanish Republic free pdf The story of a preventable tragedy that cost many thousands of lives and ruined tens of thousands more at the end of the Spanish Civil War. Focussing on three individuals - Dr. Juan Negrin, the victim of what might be called a conspiracy of fools- Julian Besteiro, the naif- and the cynical, arrogant, selfish Segismundo Casado - Paul Preston, the leading historian on Spain, tells the shocking story of a humanitarian disaster and the worst possible end to the tragedy that was the war in Spain.

About Paul Preston

Paul Preston CBE is Principe de Asturias Professor of Contemporary Spanish History and Director of the Canada Blanch Centre of Contemporary Spanish Studies at LSE. He was lecturer at the University of Reading and Professor of History at Queen Mary University. In 2006 he was awarded the International Ramon Llull Prize by the Catalan Government. Among his many works are 'Franco: A Biography', 'Comrades', 'Doves of War: Four Women in Spain', 'Juan Carlos', 'The Spanish Civil War', 'The Spanish Holocaust' and 'The Last Stalinist'. He was decorated by Spanish King Juan Carlos a 'Comendador de la Orden de Merito Civil' and in 2007, the 'Gran Cruz de la Orden de Isabel la Catolica'.

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Author : Paul Preston
Publisher : William Collins
Data Published :
ISBN : 0008163405
EAN : 9780008163402
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 448 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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