Forgotten Places: Barcelona and the Spanish Civil War

Forgotten Places Barcelona and the Spanish Civil War A guide to Barcelona in the Spanish Civil War beginning in the th century with the conditions and movements which led to the revolution of and ending with the fall of the city on th January

  • Title: Forgotten Places: Barcelona and the Spanish Civil War
  • Author: Nick Lloyd
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 403
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • A guide to Barcelona in the Spanish Civil War, beginning in the 19th century with the conditions and movements which led to the revolution of 1936, and ending with the fall of the city on 26th January 1939 when Franco s tanks drove down the Diagonal and set about destroying everything the Republic had built Stories from the aftermath of the war, the exile and the Franco rA guide to Barcelona in the Spanish Civil War, beginning in the 19th century with the conditions and movements which led to the revolution of 1936, and ending with the fall of the city on 26th January 1939 when Franco s tanks drove down the Diagonal and set about destroying everything the Republic had built Stories from the aftermath of the war, the exile and the Franco regime are also included.In addition with dealing with the obvious themes such as anarchism, the Spanish Republic, Catalonia, George Orwell, the aerial bombing, and the May Days, etc, the book also looks at themes such as the Zoo during the Civil War, the American Sixth Fleet in the city, Bar a, urbanism, Nazis in Barcelona, Robert Capa, the Spanish in the Holocaust, poster art Intertwined in the text are contemporary quotes and a few personal stories of people I have met who experienced the war or its aftermath There are also biographies of characters such as Andreu Nin and Llu s Companys.

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    473 thoughts on “Forgotten Places: Barcelona and the Spanish Civil War

    • A must read for anyone visiting Barcelona.Nick Lloyd has produced a brilliant account of a fascinating city and an even more fascinating period of political and social upheaval. Nick’s book is an expansion of the walking tours he provides and gives far more detail than you could pick up in one of his excellent 4 hour tours. By the way I highly recommend the tours if you are in the city even if you’ve read his book.His knowledge of the period and the political factions is extensive and he exp [...]


    • This is a thoroughly researched guide to (Spanish) Civil War Barcelona. The book gives details of what happened at crucial moments in the war, along with a detailed chronology of events. There are lengthy stories of such important characters as Buenaventura Durruti, Lluis Companys, Andreu Nin, Francesc Boix and George Orwell. The Civil War was an important moment in 20th century history and a precursor to the much wider and more destructive war to come. Many of the wounds of the war, and the Fra [...]


    • Fascinating and comprehensive. I've read a few books on the civil war now and this has set the context to the Barcelona troubles perfectly. Time to reread Homage to Catalonia with a new foundation to work from. Wicked book.


    • An excellent book on the CSW. From the viewpoint of Barcelona the CSW is brought to life. The idealism, tragedy, and savagery of that period is evoked by an excellent writing style; which makes this book very readable.


    • Great historyA great review of the Spanish civil war and anarchist movement in Spain. Highly informative and educational. Enjoyed it immensely.


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