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  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

It is harder to write a biography of a dull man than an interesting one. This biography was very hard work, but is admirable in the depth of the portrait, and the research. Perforce, it is a history ... Read full review

FRANCO: A Biography

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A definitive but dull biography of the least known of Europe's 20th-century dictators. Preston (International History/London School of Economics) makes some significant changes in the generally ... Read full review

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18921922
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19221931
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Franco and the Second Republic 19311933
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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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