Élites and power in twentieth-century Spain: essays in honor of Sir Raymond Carr

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Clarendon Press, 1990 - History - 314 pages
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This collection of essays by friends and pupils of Sir Raymond Carr explores important issues of authority and legitimacy, providing intriguing insights into Spain's turbulent development throughout the twentieth century. Drawing on the latest research to provide studies of diverse individuals and groups--including generals, bishops, entrepreneurs, rural grandees, Falangists and Socialists, reformers and revolutionaries--the volume provides a cohesive look at the elites who have striven to dominate, exploit, or change the structures of power in modern Spain.

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Frances Lannon is Fellow and Tutor in Modern History at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. She has published extensively on the cultural and political origins and significance of the Spanish Civil War, including & ‘ Privilege, Persecution and Prophecy: The Catholic Church in Spain 1875-1975& ’ (1987), and recent articles on women in the Civil War.

Paul Preston is Principe de Asturias Professor and Director of the Canada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies at the London School of Economics. A leading historian of modern Spain, he is the author of 'Franco: A Biography, ' 'A Concise History of the Spanish Civil War, ' and 'Comrades.' He lives in London.