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Famous faces of the Spanish Civil War : writers and artists in the conflict 1936-1939, Steve Hurst

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Famous faces of the Spanish Civil War : writers and artists in the conflict 1936-1939
Title
Famous faces of the Spanish Civil War
Title remainder
writers and artists in the conflict 1936-1939
Statement of responsibility
Steve Hurst
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book tells the tragic story of the Spanish Civil War through the eyes of writers, artists and musicians who were deeply involved and close to it.By means of chronological chapters covering the major phases the author describes the roles of figures such as Arthur Koestler, Ernest Hemingway, Pablo Picasso, George Orwell, Esmond Romilly, Martha Gellhorn (Hemingway's lover), Salvador Dali, the poet Federico Lorca (who was killed) etc. Other famous names include the spies Kim Philby and Anthony Blunt.The progress of the War is followed from the outbreak rebellion of summer 1936, through Seville, the war in the Aragon Mountains, Madrid, Malaga, the arrival of the International Brigades in 1937, the notorious destruction of Guernika by the German Condor Legion, Barcelona and Franco's victorious march, checked briefly on the Ebro.This is a highly informative and interesting work covering a period of military history that has been largely neglected
Dewey number
946.081
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
general
Label
Famous faces of the Spanish Civil War : writers and artists in the conflict 1936-1939, Steve Hurst
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
9781844159529
Dimensions
23x16x2 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9781844159529
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Famous faces of the Spanish Civil War : writers and artists in the conflict 1936-1939, Steve Hurst
Publication
Control code
9781844159529
Dimensions
23x16x2 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9781844159529
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
regular print

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