Franco: a biography

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BasicBooks, a division of HarperCollins, Oct 20, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 1002 pages
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To many, Generalissimo Francisco Franco was Spain incarnate. This is a definitive portrait of the complex, elusive man credited with saving Spain from both the communists and Hitler, modernizing the country, and orchestrating the Spanish economic miracle of the 1960s. 32 photos.

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User Review  - Rich Mcallister - Goodreads

Kind of a slog getting through it but I'm glad I did. Some amazing bits. Heinrich Himmler visited Franco in the early /40s and thought Franco was too harsh in dealing with the Civil War losers. If ... Read full review

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User Review  - Patrick Elsey - Goodreads

Very interest view on a subject that is very hard to find anything decent to read about in English. Read full review


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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.

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