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Franco a Biography

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Published by Basic Books .
Written in English


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ISBN 100465025161
ISBN 109780465025169
OCLC/WorldCa231796389

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The biography presents a mass of new and unknown material about its subject, the fruits of research in the archives of six countries and a plethora of interviews with key figures/5(52).

Generalissimo Francisco Franco, the Caudillo of Spain, was the most tenacious and most successful of twentieth-century Europe's great dictators. He is remembered widely as the astute general under whose leadership the Nationalist cause was victorious in 4/5.

Franco. A Biography [Paul Preston] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 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, ' Franco a Biography book Concise History of the Franco a Biography book Civil War, ' and 'Comrades.' He lives in London.4/5(1).

Stanley G. Payne is the Hilldale–Jaume Vicens Vives Professor of History Emeritus at the Franco a Biography book of Wisconsin–Madison and the author of many Franco a Biography book, including A History of Fascism, –; The Franco Regime, –; and Spain: A Unique History/5(48).

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The biography presents a mass of new and unknown material /5(48). Born in El Ferrol, Spain, inFrancisco Franco was a career soldier who rose through the ranks until the mids. When the social and economic structure of Spain began to crumble, Franco joined the growing right-leaning rebel :   General Francisco Franco ruled Spain for nearly forty years, as one of the most powerful and controversial leaders in that nation's long history.

He has been the subject of many biographies, several of them more than a thousand pages in length, but all the preceding works have tended toward one extreme of interpretation or the other/5. FRANCO: A Biography User Franco a Biography book - 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 review4/5(1).

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Preston (International History/London School of Economics) makes some significant changes in the generally received portrait of Franco that has come down to us/5(35). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Franco: A Concise Biography by Gabrielle Ashford Hodges at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be Edition: First Edition. Much of Paul Preston's biography of Franco reads like the sequel: "Being There: the Dictator." The author's Franco spends most of the book raving about Freemasons and Jews, when he is not shooting birds by the thousand (page ) or fishing for WHALES(?) (page )/5(36).

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General Francisco Franco came to prominence during the days of David Lloyd Ge /5. Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Generalissimo Francisco Franco, the Caudillo of Spain from the Nationalists' victory over the Republican government in the Spanish Civil War until his quiet death inis the subject of this biography, which uses material from the archives of six countries.

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Franco: A Biography, by Paul Preston. New York: Basic Books/Harper Collins, xxi, pp. Illus, maps, notes, bibliog, index. $ ISBN Had this book been written inrather than half a century later, its blatant political slant, lack of objectivity, and. Hodges (the wife of Paul Preston, another Franco biographer) has written an engaging and highly accessible account of one of the 20th century's most durable dictators.

The diminutive and contra. Much of Paul Preston's biography of Franco reads like the sequel: "Being There: the Dictator." The author's Franco spends most of the book raving about Freemasons and Jews, when he is not shooting birds by the thousand (page ) or fishing for WHALES(?) (page )/5(48).

I am trying something new—analysis of a topic through multiple simultaneous book reviews. The topic is Francisco Franco, and this, Paul Preston’s Franco: A Biography, is one of the books.

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Franco: A Personal and Political Biography depicts his early life, explains his career and rise to prominence as an army officer who became Europe’s youngest interwar brigadier general inand then discusses his role in the affairs of the troubled Second Spanish Republic (–36).

Stanley G. Payne and Jesús Palacios examine in detail. Generalissimo Francisco Franco, the Caudillo of Spain from the Nationalists' brutal, Fascist-sponsored victory over the Republican government in the Spanish Civil War until his quiet death inis the subject of this book.

The biography presents a mass of new and unknown material about its subject, the fruits of research in the archives of six countries and a plethora of interviews with 4/5(1). Sir Paul Preston CBE (born 21 July in Liverpool) is an English historian and Hispanist, biographer of Franco, specialist in Spanish history, in particular the Spanish Civil War, which he has studied for more than 30 is the winner of multiple awards for his books on the Spanish Civil : Liverpool, England, United Kingdom.

General Francisco Franco (&#;), ruler of Spain for nearly forty years, was one of the most powerful and controversial leaders in that nation's long history. This deeply researched biography treats the three major aspects of his life&#;personal, military, and political.

It Brand: University of Wisconsin Press. 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 received portrait of Franco that has come down to us.

He portrays Franco as admired by his troops in Spanish Morocco, where he spent ten of his early military years, for his thoroughness and his. Paul Preston, Franco: a biography, Basic Books, ISBN Jane Boyar and Burt Boyar, Hitler stopped by Franco, Marbella House, (review in Conservative Monitor, August ).

ISBN Stanley G. Payne, Franco and Hitler: Spain, Germany, and World War II, Yale University Press, ISBN Franco: A Personal and Political Biography, by Stanley G. Payne and Jesús Palacios (Wisconsin, pp., $) W illiam F.

Buckley Jr., the late founder of this magazine, used to tell a story. Franco: Pdf Personal pdf Political Biography depicts his early life, explains his career and rise to prominence as an army officer who became Europe’s youngest interwar brigadier general inand then discusses his role in the affairs of the troubled Second Spanish Republic (–36).

Stanley G. Payne and Jesús Palacios examine in detail.Note: Franco: A Personal and Political Biography, is also available as download pdf eBbook, $, ISBN Our Reviewer: Scott Palter graduated from Dartmouth and Stanford Law. A veteran war gamer, one of the old SPI playtesters, he is also a game developer and was founder and publisher of West End Games.

In the last pages of the book, which cover the last ebook of Franco’s life, the authors describe a country living in quasi-normalcy, with notable freedoms, including that of the supposedly barely censored press (p.

) under an increasingly benevolent grandfather-like dictator.