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Wales and the Spanish Civil War the dragon"s dearest cause? by R. A. Stradling

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Published by University of Wales Press in Cardiff .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Spain,
  • Wales.

Subjects:

  • Welsh -- Spain -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Public opinion -- Wales.,
  • Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Participation, Welsh.,
  • Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Foreign public opinion, Welsh.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-243) and index.

StatementRobert Stradling.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDP269.47.W4 S77 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 253 p. :
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3464588M
ISBN 100708318177, 0708318169
LC Control Number2005434578
OCLC/WorldCa52531482

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A study of the Welsh people’s experience – ideological, political and cultural – of the Spanish Civil War, dealing not only with the war years (), but also the background and aftermath. Wales and the Spanish Civil War brings a rigorous and critical analysis to bear upon this hallowed tradition. Though focusing mainly on the period of the war itself (–9), Robert Stradling also examines how Wales’s part in the struggle was invested with interpretations more to . Welsh miners made up one of the largest contingents within the British Battalion of the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War. Coming from the valleys all across South Wales, they brought with them a political tradition unique in Britain: a combination of trade union militancy, radical extra-parliamentary activity and by: Published by the University of Wales Press in , pages. Paperback (SYWSO) This book is a detailed study of the Welsh people's experience - ideological, political and cultural - of the Spanish Civil War, and it deals not only with the war years themselves (), but also the background and aftermath of the conflict.

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