Blood of Spain: an oral history of the Spanish Civil War

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Pantheon Books, 1979 - History - 628 pages
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Conversations taped between June 1973 and May 1975 with more than three hundred survivors of the Spanish Civil War provide a chronological account of the fratricidal struggle, which brought violence and desperation to every family in Spain

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Review: Blood of Spain: An Oral History of the Spanish Civil War

User Review  - Philip Lee - Goodreads

This has to be one of the key books for anyone studying the Spanish Civil War. Fraser concentrates on how the war affected ordinary people. In terms of background research, outside of Spain itself, he is perhaps the leading authority. He writes well, too. Read full review

Review: Blood of Spain: An Oral History of the Spanish Civil War

User Review  - Pippa - Goodreads

This was an incredibly useful and intelligent book, bringing together oral accounts of people in all sorts of positions, with varying perspectives. Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgements
10
Foreword
29
july 1936
46
Copyright

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Ronald Fraser is the leading oral historian of twentieth-century Spain. He is the author of several books, including "Blood of Spain" and "Tajos: The Story of a Village on the Costa del Sol.

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