Franco: Caudillo de España (ENSAYO-BIOGRAFÍA, Band ) | Paul Preston, Teresa Camprodón Alberca, Diana Falcón López | ISBN: Franco: Caudillo de España / A Biography: Paul Preston: Books – Paul Preston escribió la que está considerada como la mejor y más completa biografía del autodenominado Caudillo de España, en palabras de especialistas .

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Other than some lack of social detail and information on the development of the secret police and Guardia Civil I can’t think of what the author could have added to this impressive tome. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Please try again later. J’adore les biographies qui sont du main d’un admirateur du sujet. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Pourtant, la guerre froide a tourne le vent en faveur de Franco. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

English Choose a language for shopping. See our Returns Policy. After finishing it, I feel like I had read too much detail with nothing other than chronology giving structure to it. Write a customer review. Yes there are moments where the text implies a judgment, but they are on the whole moderate my mental contrast was with the biography of the Dulles brothers by Kinzer, who spends more time telling us they were awful than allowing their deeds to speak for themselves.

To many, Generalissimo Francisco Franco was Spain incarnate.

Debolsillo; Revised, Expanded edition Jan. English Choose a language for shopping. This is an older printing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Wanting to learn more about this mysterious 3rd total This was definitely not a biography written like a novel as advertised on the cover.


He spends far more time on the personal relationship between Franco and the exiled monarch. This page monster of a book is the definitive one on the Spanish dictator. That aside, it seems to be the most comprehensive book I have rad in a while. He saw all Republicans as Communists, who like the Moors he fought against in his early military career in Morocco were not part of la patria and therefore expendable.

The Royal Academy of the History of Spain has criticized much this book.

A Biography Preston, Paul U. Customers who bought this item also bought. This was definitely not a biography written like a novel as advertised on the cover. See all 5 reviews. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? There is an american writer Stanley G. For one thing, the cost of the Spanish Civil War waslives plus famine-like conditions for over a decade after it ended and continued imprisonment and execution of Republicans for even longer.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? 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.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Jacket lightly creased along edges. Track your recent orders Use Your Account to view or change your orders. During his final illness, they were trying to keep him alive for another week so they could claim he reappointed some officials for another term; despite pumping n Kind of a slog getting through it but I’m glad I did.


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Get to Know Us. The biography presents a mass of new and unknown material about its subje. Franoc is a definitive portrait of the complex, elusive man credited with saving Spain from both the communists and Hitler, modernizing the country, and orchestrating the Spanish economic miracle of the s.

Return to Book Page. A massively referenced work, which follows Franco from boyhood to old age. Light to moderate shelf wear.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 prestonn 1. Write a customer review. Paul Preston holds no punches with this, he doesn’t pretend to be impartial.

Hermes68 rated it really liked it May 06, Spain was much better under Franco than it is now. So how could you get an objective view of the Franco? What makes Biblio different? Nov 01, Susanne marked franc as to-read. Spain was much better under Franco than it is now. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.