Long neglected by European historians, the unspeakable atrocities of Franco’s Spain are finally brought to tragic light in this definitive work.
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Paul Preston’s magisterial account of the bloodshed of that era bears this out. Fascism may belong to the 20th century, but Franco’s grab for power evokes earlier times...Read Full Review of The Spanish Holocaust: Inquis... | See more reviews from NY Times
Preston's excellent, spine-chilling narrative...explains just how deep Franco's early investment in terror was and, as a result, why he was able to draw on it for decades.Read Full Review of The Spanish Holocaust: Inquis... | See more reviews from Guardian
...to place the repressions in broader perspective...his failure is absolute. There is not the slightest attempt to compare the atrocities in Spain with those in any of the other revolutionary civil wars of early-20th-century Europe.Read Full Review of The Spanish Holocaust: Inquis... | See more reviews from WSJ online
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