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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 29 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Horseman
    Horseman's Song - by Ben Pastor

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912242115 | ISBN 10: 1912242117

    The sixth in the Martin Bora WWII mystery series.   Spain, July 1937. The tragic prelude to World War II is played out in the Spanish Civil War. Among Franco’s troops is Martin Bora, the young German officer and detective, assigned to the Sp ... more

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  • Cover image of book !No Pasaran! Writings from the Spanish Civil War by Pete Ayrton
    !No Pasaran! Writings from the Spanish Civil War - by Pete Ayrton

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781846689987 | ISBN 10: 1846689988

    The Spanish Civil War captured the imaginations of writers and readers around the world. ¡No Pasarán! collects thirty-eight of the most vivid, poignant stories to come out of the conflict, by writers from across the political, geographical and arti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wolf Moon by Julio Llamazares
    Wolf Moon - by Julio Llamazares

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780720619454 | ISBN 10: 0720619459

    Defeated by the Nationalists, four Republican fugitives flee into the Cantabrian mountains at the end of the Spanish Civil War. They are on the run, skirmishing with the Guardia Civil, knowing that surrender means death. Wounded and hungry they are f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cry Mother Spain by Lydie Salvayre
    Cry Mother Spain - by Lydie Salvayre

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857054524 | ISBN 10: 085705452x

    A powerful account of the early days of the Spanish Civil War, seen through the eyes of a young girl.  Aged fifteen, as Franco's forces begin their murderous purges and cities across Spain rise up against the old order, Montse has never heard ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 by Adam Hochschild
    Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 - by Adam Hochschild

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509810604 | ISBN 10: 1509810609

    From the moment it began in 1936, the Spanish Civil War became the political question of the age. Hitler and Mussolini quickly sent aircraft, troops and supplies to the right-wing generals bent on overthrowing Spain's elected government. Millions of ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Pasarn!: Writings from the Spanish Civil War by Pete Ayrton
    No Pasarn!: Writings from the Spanish Civil War - by Pete Ayrton

    £20.00   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846689970 | ISBN 10: 184668997x

    Hope, resignation, despair, sadness, humour, confusion, ruthlessness, compassion, kindness, generosity and love inhabit Pete Ayrton's anthology of writings from the Spanish Civil War: there is little sense of certainty and still less of triumphalism ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hotel Florida: Truth, Love and Death in the Spanish Civil War by Amanda Vaill
    Hotel Florida: Truth, Love and Death in the Spanish Civil War - by Amanda Vaill

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408833896 | ISBN 10: 1408833891

    Amid the rubble of a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe, the Hotel Florida on Madrid's chic Gran Via has become a haven for foreign journalists and writers. It is here that six people meet and find their l ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Life and Death of the Spanish Republic: A Witness to the Spanish Civil War by Henry Buckley
    The Life and Death of the Spanish Republic: A Witness to the Spanish Civil War - by Henry Buckley

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780769318 | ISBN 10: 1780769318

    In 1940, Daily Telegraph correspondent Henry Buckley published his eyewitness account of his experiences reporting form the Spanish Civil War. The copies of the book, stored in a warehouse in London, were destroyed during the Blitz and only a handful ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Am Spain: The Spanish Civil War and the Men and Women Who Went to Fight Fascism by David Boyd Haycock
    I Am Spain: The Spanish Civil War and the Men and Women Who Went to Fight Fascism - by David Boyd Haycock

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781908699312 | ISBN 10: 1908699310

    George Orwell, Ernest Hemingway, Martha Gellhorn, Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, John Dos Passos, Felicia Browne, John Cornford, Stephen Spender... These were just some of the talented, committed and adventure-hungry men and women who travelled to Spain to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell
    Homage to Catalonia - by George Orwell

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141393025 | ISBN 10: 0141393025

    'Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic Socialism as I understand it'. Thus wrote Orwell following his experiences as a militiaman in the Spanish ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Hiding: The Life of Manuel Corts by Ronald Fraser
    In Hiding: The Life of Manuel Corts - by Ronald Fraser

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844675968 | ISBN 10: 1844675963

    Manuel Corts was a Socialist Party member, an activist in the Republics land reform movement, and an organizer in the farm workers unionization struggles. As Mayor of Mijas in Andalusia, he became caught up in the ferment of revolutionary Spain in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Homage to Caledonia: Scotland and the Spanish Civil War by Daniel Gray
    Homage to Caledonia: Scotland and the Spanish Civil War - by Daniel Gray

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906817169 | ISBN 10: 1906817162

    The Spanish civil war was a call to arms for 2,300 British volunteers, of which over 500 were from Scotland. The first book of its kind, Homage to Caledonia examines Scotlands role in the conflict, detailing exactly why Scottish involvement was so p ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Spanish Civil War: The View from the Left by Al Richardson (editor)
    The Spanish Civil War: The View from the Left - by Al Richardson (editor)

    £18.95   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780850365986 | ISBN 10: 0850365988

    This book presents a left which, in the midst of civil war and revolution, chose to oppose both fascism and the popular front. The revolution in Spain was overturned by Stalinists and their allies. The Popular Front government of Doctor Negrin facili ... more

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  • Cover image of book Guerra by Jason Webster
    Guerra - by Jason Webster

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780552772815 | ISBN 10: 055277281x

    When Jason Webster moved into an old farmhouse north of Valencia, he found by chance an unmarked mass grave from the Spanish Civil War on his doorstep. Spurred to investigate the history of the bloody conflict many of his Spanish friends still seemed ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poems from Spain: British and Irish International Brigaders on the Spanish Civil War by Jim Jump (editor)
    Poems from Spain: British and Irish International Brigaders on the Spanish Civil War - by Jim Jump (editor)

    £11.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781905007394 | ISBN 10: 1905007396

    This is the first poetry anthology solely devoted to poems written by International Brigade volunteers. Fully illustrated and with extensive notes, the collection conveys the idealism and anguish felt by the men and women who risked their lives to de ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and Revenge by Paul Preston
    The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and Revenge - by Paul Preston

    £10.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780007232079 | ISBN 10: 0007232071

    No modern war has inspired the idealism and horror of civilians, soldiers and scholars alike as much as the Spanish civil conflict of 1936-1939. The Spanish Civil War is burned into our historical consciousness. It not only prefigured the Second ... more

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  • Cover image of book Guernica: Biography of a Twentieth Century Icon by Gijs van Hensbergen
    Guernica: Biography of a Twentieth Century Icon - by Gijs van Hensbergen

    £12.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780747568735 | ISBN 10: 0747568731

    Of all the great paintings in the world, Picasso's Guernica has had a more direct impact on our consciousness than perhaps any other. This absorbing and revealing book tells the story of this masterpiece, from its origin in the destruction of the Ba ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Man Who Killed Durruti by Pedro de Paz
    The Man Who Killed Durruti - by Pedro de Paz

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781873976265 | ISBN 10: 1873976267

    A former policeman, now a Major in the Spanish Republican Army, is sent to Madrid to investigate the circumstances in which the legendary anarchist was killed. In his search for the truth he interviews the key witnesses and uncovers a number of contr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wales and the Spanish Civil War: The Dragon
    Wales and the Spanish Civil War: The Dragon's Dearest Cause? - by Robert Stradling

    £18.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780708318164 | ISBN 10: 0708318169

    Many nations were involved in the Spanish Civil War, but in Wales it retained a special significance, representing a heroic saga of mythical resonance. Wales and the Spanish Civil War brings a rigorous and critical analysis to bear upon this hal ... more

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  • Cover image of book To Make the People Smile Again: A Memoir of the Spanish Civil War by George Wheeler
    To Make the People Smile Again: A Memoir of the Spanish Civil War - by George Wheeler

    £8.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781903506073 | ISBN 10: 1903506077

    The young men and women travelling to Spain in 1936 were not thinking of sun, sea and sangria. They were grimly determined to defend democracy and save the world from fascism. In February of that year, a coalition of political parties won the Spanish ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Spanish Civil War by Hugh Thomas
    The Spanish Civil War - by Hugh Thomas

    £22.00   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780141011615 | ISBN 10: 0141011610

    Since it's first publication, The Spanish Civil War has become established as the definitive one-volume history of a conflict that continues to provoke intense controversy today.  What was it that roused left-wing sympathizers from all over the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Doves of War: Four Women of Spain by Paul Preston
    Doves of War: Four Women of Spain - by Paul Preston

    £12.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780006386940 | ISBN 10: 0006386946

    "Four extraordinary women whose personal histories should dispel any illusions that the Spanish Civil War was an all male war .. The book is full of wonderful stories and acute observations. But above all these are compelling human dramas in which m ... more

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  • Cover image of book We, the Anarchists! A Study of the Iberian Anarchist Federation (FAI) 1927-1937 by Stuart Christie
    We, the Anarchists! A Study of the Iberian Anarchist Federation (FAI) 1927-1937 - by Stuart Christie

    £8.50   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781901172065 | ISBN 10: 1901172066

    SINCE THE OFFICIAL BIRTH of organised anarchism at the Saint Imier Congress of 1872, no anarchist organisation has been held up to greater opprobrium or subjected to such gross misrepresentation than the Federacin Anarquista Iberica, better known ... more

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  • Cover image of book Homage To Catalonia by George Orwell
    Homage To Catalonia - by George Orwell

    £9.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780141183053 | ISBN 10: 0141183055

    "Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic socialism as I understand it."Thus wrote Orwell following his experiences as a militiaman in the Spanish C ... more

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  • Cover image of book For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
    For Whom the Bell Tolls - by Ernest Hemingway

    £7.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780099289821 | ISBN 10: 0099289822

    High in the pine forests of the Spanish Sierra, a guerrilla band prepares to blow up a vital bridge. Robert Jordan, a young American volunteer, has been sent to handle the dynamiting. There, in the mountains, he finds the dangers and the intense comr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Irish and the Spanish Civil War 193639 by Robert Stradling
    The Irish and the Spanish Civil War 193639 - by Robert Stradling

    £14.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9781901341133 | ISBN 10: 1901341135

    The outbreak of the Spanish Civil War threw Irish politics, north and south of the border, into turmoil. Tragic events in Spain aroused emotive responses across the spectrum of Irish society. In contrast to most other communities of the British Isles ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anarchists In The Spanish Revolution by Jose Peirats
    Anarchists In The Spanish Revolution - by Jose Peirats

    £12.50   paperback   (1990) - ISBN 13: 9780900384530 | ISBN 10: 0900384530

    Translated from Los anarquistas en la crisis politica espanola (1962), this is the most comprehensive, critical history of the Spanish Civil War 1936-1939, and the role played by in it by the CNT-FAI, the anarcho-syndicalists and anarchists. The fir ... more

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  • Cover image of book The May Days: Barcelona, 1937 by Augustin Souchy, Jose Peirats, Burnett Bolloten & Emma Goldman
    The May Days: Barcelona, 1937 - by Augustin Souchy, Jose Peirats, Burnett Bolloten & Emma Goldman

    £7.00   paperback   (1987) - ISBN 13: 9780900384394 | ISBN 10: 0900384395

    Most academic historians treat the May Days in Barcelona 1937 as 'a minor incident in the Spanish Civil War' in spite of the fact that in the armed struggle that took place, casualties - 500 killed and 1000 wounded - were actually greater than in the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lessons of the Spanish Revolution (1936-1939) by Vernon Richards
    Lessons of the Spanish Revolution (1936-1939) - by Vernon Richards

    £6.00   paperback   (1983) - ISBN 13: 9780900384233 | ISBN 10: 0900384239

    It was the revolutionary movement in Spain which took up Franco's challenge in July 1936, not as supporters of the Popular Front Government but in the name of the Social Revolution. This book examines to what extent the revolutionary movement was res ... more

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