Forgotten Places: Barcelona and the Spanish Civil War Nick Lloyd

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Published: September 4th 2015

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487 pages


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Forgotten Places: Barcelona and the Spanish Civil War  by  Nick Lloyd

Forgotten Places: Barcelona and the Spanish Civil War by Nick Lloyd
September 4th 2015 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 487 pages | ISBN: | 6.47 Mb

A guide to Barcelona in the Spanish Civil War, beginning in the 19th century with the conditions and movements which led to the revolution of 1936, and ending with the fall of the city on 26th January 1939 when Francos tanks drove down the DiagonalMoreA guide to Barcelona in the Spanish Civil War, beginning in the 19th century with the conditions and movements which led to the revolution of 1936, and ending with the fall of the city on 26th January 1939 when Francos tanks drove down the Diagonal and set about destroying everything the Republic had built.

Stories from the aftermath of the war, the exile and the Franco regime are also included.In addition with dealing with the more obvious themes such as anarchism, the Spanish Republic, Catalonia, George Orwell, the aerial bombing, and the May Days, etc, the book also looks at themes such as the Zoo during the Civil War, the American Sixth Fleet in the city, Barça, urbanism, Nazis in Barcelona, Robert Capa, the Spanish in the Holocaust, poster art...Intertwined in the text are contemporary quotes and a few personal stories of people I have met who experienced the war or its aftermath.

There are also biographies of characters such as Andreu Nin and Lluís Companys.



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