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Author Bolloten, Burnett, 1909-1987, author

Title The Spanish Civil War : revolution and counterrevolution / Burnett Bolloten
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2015
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Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Author's Note; Acronyms and Other Abbreviations; Leading Participants; Introduction to the 2015 Edition; Selected Works Published since 1987; Photo Gallery; Part I: Civil War, Revolution, and the Collapse of the 1931-1936 Republic; 1. The Brewing Upheaval; 2. Divisions and Deadlock on the Left; 3. Military Rebellion and Civil War; 4. The Revolution and the Rise of the Third Republic; 5. The Revolution Hits the Small Bourgeoisie; 6. The Revolution in the Countryside. Libertarian Communism in Theory and Practice; Part II: The Rise of the Communists
20. Against the Revolutionary Committees21. The Security Forces; 22. Nationalization versus Socialization; 23. A Democratic and Parliamentary Republic of a New Type; 24. Balancing the Class Forces; Part IV: From the Revolutionary Militia to a Regular Army; 25. The Revolutionary Militia; 26. Discipline and the Anarchosyndicalist Militia; 27. The Fifth Regiment; 28. The Popular Army; 29. General José Asensio. Largo Caballero Defies the Communists. The Government Leaves Madrid; 30. The Defense of Madrid, the Junta de Defensa, and the International Brigades. Miaja, Rojo, and Kléber
31. Soviet Officers, Journalists, and Diplomats32. The Libertarian Movement and the Regular Army; 33. The Iron Column; 34. Largo Caballero Breaks with Moscow; 35. Pressure on Largo Caballero Mounts; 36. Largo Caballero Hits Back; Part V: The Communist Triumph; 37. The PCE Cultivates the Moderate Socialists; 38. Catalonia: The Military Insurrection and Social Revolution; 39. The Rise of the PSUC. Dissolution of the Militia Committee; 40. The POUM and the Trotskyists; 41. Moving toward Open Warfare in Catalonia; 42. The May Events, Part 1; 43. The May Events, Part 2
44. The Overthrow of Largo Caballero45. The Rise of Juan Negrín; Part VI: The Reflux of the Revolution; 46. The Negrín Government and the Reaction of the Libertarian Movement; 47. The PSUC Supersedes the CNT and FAI as the Dominant Force in Catalonia; 48. Communist Repression of the Anarchists and the POUM; 49. Highlights of the POUM Trial; 50. The Destruction of the Agricultural Collectives and the Council of Aragon; Part VII: The Eclipse of Largo Caballero and Indalecio Prieto; 51. Indalecio Prieto Challenges the PCE; 52. The PCE Courts the CNT
7. Hope for the Middle Classes8. The Popular Front; 9. Foreign Intervention; 10. Camouflaging the Revolution; 11. Largo Caballero Forms a New Government; 12. The Communists Strive for Hegemony; 13. Dr. Juan Negrín and Julio Alvarez del Vayo; 14. Spanish Gold Shipped to Moscow; 15. Soviet Influence, Political Dissimulation, and the Plight of President Azaña; 16. Spain in the Web of the East-West Diplomatic Conflict; 17. Wooing Britain and France; Part III: Curbing the Revolution; 18. Anarchist Philosophy and Government; 19. The Anarchosyndicalists Enter the Government
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 12, 2015)
Subject Negrín, Juan.
Partido Comunista de España -- History.
Communism -- Spain -- History.
Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939.
Spain -- Politics and government -- 1931-1939.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1469624486 (electronic bk.)
9781469624488 (electronic bk.)