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We saw Spain die : foreign correspondents in the Spanish Civil War

Paul Preston.
  • New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub., ©2009.
  • xii, 436 pages : illustrations; 24 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • From 1936 to 1939, the eyes of the world were fixed on the devastating Spanish civil war. Ernest Hemingway, George Orwell, and others wrote eloquently about the horrors they saw firsthand. Preston's exhilarating account illuminates the moment when war correspondence came of age.
Contents
  • pt. 1. Say that we saw Spain die
  • The wound that will not heal : terror and truth
  • The capital of the world : the correspondents and the Siege of Madrid
  • The lost generation divided : Hemingway, Dos Passos, and the disappearance of Jose Robles
  • Love and politics : the correspondents in Valencia and Barcelona
  • The rebel zone : intimidation in Salamanca and Burgos
  • pt. 2. Beyond journalism
  • Stalin's eyes and ears in Madrid? : the rise and fall of Mikhail Koltsov
  • A man of influence : the case of Louis Fischer
  • The sentimental adventurer : George Steer and the quest for lost causes
  • Talking with Franco, trouble with Hitler : Jay Allen
  • pt. 3. After the war
  • The humane observer : Henry Buckley
  • A lifetime's struggle : Herbert Rutledge Southworth and the undermining of the Franco regime.
Other information
  • Originally published: London : Constable, 2008.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 414-425) and index
  • Eisenhower copy: Purchased with funds from the Hugh & Hannah Steel Library Fund; FY2011.
ISBN
  • 9781602397675
  • 1602397678
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2009010693
  • OCLC: 315239981
  • OCLC: 315239981