Spain and the Great Powers in the Twentieth Century by Sebastian BalfourSpain and the Great Powers in the Twentieth Century by Sebastian Balfour

Spain and the Great Powers in the Twentieth Century

EditorSebastian Balfour, Paul Preston, Professor Paul Preston

Paperback | August 12, 1999

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Spain and the Great Powers in the Twentieth Centuryexamines the international context to, and influences on, Spanish history and politics from 1898 to the present day. Spanish history is necessarily international, with the significance of Spain's neutrality in the First World War and the global influences on the outcome of the Spanish Civil War.
Taking the Defeat in the Spanish American war of 1898 as a starting point, the book includes surveys on: *the crisis of neutrality during the First World War *foreign policy under the dictatorship of Primo de Rivera *the allies and the Spanish Civil War *Nazi Germany and Franco's Spain *Spain and the Cold War *relations with the United States
This book traces the important topic of modern Spanish diplomacy up to the present day
Title:Spain and the Great Powers in the Twentieth CenturyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.9 inPublished:August 12, 1999Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415180783

ISBN - 13:9780415180788

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Through a collection of international essays, this book explores the influences on Spanish history and politics from 1898 to the present day. The contributors featured in Spain and the Great Powers of the Twentieth Century discuss defeat in the Spanish American War of 1898; foreign policy under the dictatorship of Primo de Rivera; Nazi Germany and Franco’s Spain; Spain and the Cold War and contemporary relations with the United States.

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"a solid contribution to our understanding of the status of Spain in the international system."
-"The Historian