The Battle for Spain

The Battle for Spain : The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939

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A fresh and acclaimed account of the Spanish Civil War by the bestselling author of Stalingrad and The Fall Of Berlin 1945 Beevor's Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge is now available from Viking Books To mark the 70th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War's outbreak, Antony Beevor has written a completely updated and revised account of one of the most bitter and hard-fought wars of the twentieth century. With new material gleaned from the Russian archives and numerous other sources, this brisk and accessible book (Spain's #1 bestseller for twelve weeks), provides a balanced and penetrating perspective, explaining the tensions that led to this terrible overture to World War II and affording new insights into the war-its causes, course, and more

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  • Paperback | 526 pages
  • 139.7 x 210.82 x 35.56mm | 544.31g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • annotated edition
  • Three 8-page b/w photo inserts on insert stock (please recommend insertion point
  • 014303765X
  • 9780143037651
  • 96,005

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All in all, perhaps the best general work on the war to be published in the last decades. (Rafael Nu?ez Florencio, "El Mundo")show more

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