?paracuellos?: The Elimination Of The ?fifth Column? In Republican Madrid During The Spanish Civil War by Julius Ruiz?paracuellos?: The Elimination Of The ?fifth Column? In Republican Madrid During The Spanish Civil War by Julius Ruiz

?paracuellos?: The Elimination Of The ?fifth Column? In Republican Madrid During The Spanish Civil…

byJulius Ruiz

Hardcover | January 1, 2017

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This book examines the most polemical atrocity of the Spanish civil war: The massacre of 2,500 political prisoners by Republican security forces in the villages of Paracuellos and Torrejón de Ardoz near Madrid in November/December 1936. The atrocity took place while Santiago Carrillo – later Communist Party leader in the 1970s – was responsible for public order. The issue of Carrillo’s responsibility has been the focus of much historical research. Julius Ruiz places Paracuellos in the wider context of the ‘Red Terror’ in Madrid, where a minimum of 8,000 ‘fascists’ were murdered after the failure of military rebellion in July 1936.
Dr Julius Ruiz is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Edinburgh. He has written widely on the Spanish Civil War and the Franco regime. His previous books, published in English and Spanish, are Franco’s Justice: Repression in Madrid after the Spanish Civil War (OUP, 2005) and The “Red Terror” and the Spanish Civil War: Revol...
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Title:?paracuellos?: The Elimination Of The ?fifth Column? In Republican Madrid During The Spanish Civil…Format:HardcoverDimensions:340 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.9 inPublished:January 1, 2017Publisher:Sussex Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1845197879

ISBN - 13:9781845197872

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