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By Javier Tusell

This complete survey of Spain’s historical past appears to be like on the significant political, social, and financial alterations that came about from the tip of the Civil warfare to the start of the twenty-first century.

  • A thorough creation to post-Civil battle Spain, from its improvement below Franco and next transition to democracy as much as the current day
  • Tusell used to be a celebrated public determine and historian. in the course of his lifetime he negotiated the go back to Spain of Picasso’s Guernica, used to be elected UCD councillor for Madrid, and have become a revered media commentator prior to his premature loss of life in 2005
  • Includes a biography and political overview of Francisco Franco
  • Covers a few pertinent themes, together with fascism, isolationism, political competition, financial improvement, decolonization, terrorism, international coverage, and democracy
  • Provides a context for realizing the ongoing tensions among democracy and terrorism, together with the consequences of the 2004 Madrid Bombings

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