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Björn Kumm's Note

CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

World Guide (Montevideo)

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Ibermundo Spain.

Sindicato de Estudiantes. Organizer of massive anti-war demonstrations in spring 2003.

WWW Virtual Library

In the Library: Articles

Jacques, Hylah M. "Spain: systematic torture in a democratic state," Monthly Review 37,6 (11/85):57-62. Widespread abuses of human rights under anti-terrorist laws held over from the Franco regime.

Maravall, José María. Dictadura y disentimiento político. Obreros y estudiantes bajo el franquismo (Madrid:Alfaguara, 1978).

Linz, Juan J. "Religion & politics in Spain: from conflict to consensus above cleavage," Social Compass 27 (1980):255-77.

McKay, Ruth. "The Socialist-Labor split in Spain," Monthly Review 41,4 (9/89):46-50.

Navarro, Vicente. "Fascism & antifascism: yesterday & today," Monthly Review 47,8 (1/96):14-29.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Ben-Ami, Shlomo. Fascism from Above: The Dictatorship of Primo de Rivera in Spain, 1923-1930 (NY: Oxford, 1983).

Boyd, Carolyn P. Historia Patria. Politics, History & National Identity in Spain, 1955-1975 (Princeton, 1997).

Burgess, Katrina. Parties & Unions in the New Global Economy (Pittsburgh: U. of Pittsburgh, 2004). Spain, Mexico & Venezuela.

Carr, Raymond. Spain: A History (NY: Oxford, 2000).

____________. Modern Spain, 1875-1980 (NY: Oxford, 2002).

Carroll, Peter N. The Odyssey of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade (Stanford: Stanford, 1994).

Christian, William A. Jr. Person & God in a Spanish Valley (Princeton, 1972).

Cooper, Norman B. Catholicism & the Franco Regime (Beverly Hills, 1975).

Cuevas, Tomasa. Prison of Women: Testimonies of War & Resistance in Spain, 1939-1975 (Albany: SUNY, 1998).

Edles, Lalura Desfor. Symbol & Ritual in the New Spain: The Transition to Democracy after Franco (NY, 1998).

Ellwood, Sheelagh. Spanish Fascism in the Franco Era (London, 1987).

Fernández, Renate Lellep. A Simple Matter of Salt: An Ethnography of Nutritional Deficiency in Spain (Berkeley, 1991).

Foweraker, Joe. Making Democracy in Spain: Grassroots Struggle in the South, 1955-1975 (NY, 1989).

Fraser, Ronald. Blood of Spain (NY, 1979). Stories of working people interviewed during last two years of Franco regime in 1970's.

Gómez Pérez, Rafael. Política y religión en el régimen de Franco (Barcelona, 1976).

Grugel, Jean & Tim Rees. Franco’s Spain (NY: Oxford, 1997).

Kern, Robert. Red Years/Black Years: A Political History of Spanish Anarchism, 1911-1937 (?, 1977).

Labanyi, Jo (ed.) Constructing Identity in Twentieth-Century Spain: Theoretical Debates & Cultural Practice (NY: Oxford, 2002).

Lannon, Frances. Privilege, Persecution & Prophecy: The Catholic Church in Spain, 1875-1975 (NY, 1987).

MacMaster, Neil. Spanish Fighters. An Oral History of War & Exile (NY, 1991). Two Asturian peasants and the anti-Franco resistance.

Martínez de Baños, Fernando. Hasta su total aniquilación: el ejército contra el maquis en el Valle de Aran y el Alto Aragón, 1944-1946 (Madrid: Almena, 2002).

Mitchell, Timothy. Blood Sport: A Social History of Spanish Bullfighting (Philadelphia, 1991).

Morcillo, Aurora G. True Catholic Womanhood. Gender Ideology in Franco's Spain (DeKalb IL, 1999).

Paniagua, Javier y Benjamín Lajo (eds.) Sombras en la retaguardia: testimonios sobre la Quinta Columna en Valencia (?: Fundación Instituto de Historia Social, 2002).

Preston, Paul (ed.) Spain in Crisis: The Evolution & Decline of the Franco Regime (NY, 1976).

Rial, James H. Revolution from Above: The Primo de Rivera Dictatorship in Spain, 1923-1930 (Fairfax, 1986).

Richards, Michael. A Time of Silence: Civil War & the Culture of Repression in Franco's Spain, 1936-1945 (NY, 1998).

Robinson, Richard A.H. The Origins of Franco's Spain: The Right, the Republic & Revolution, 1931-1936 (Pittsburgh: U. Pittsburgh, 1971).

Romeu Alfaro, Fernanda. El silencio roto: mujeres contra el franquismo (Madrid, 1994).

Rosenstone, Robert. Crusade of the Left (Stanford: Stanford, 1969)

Ross, Christopher. Spain 1812-1996 (NY: Oxford, 2000).

Shubert, Adrian. The Road to Revolution in Spain: The Coal Miners of Asturias, 1860-1934 (Urbana, 1987).

__________. A Social History of Modern Spain (London, 1990).

Shubert, Adrian. Death & Money in the Afternoon: A History of the Spanish Bullfight (NY: Oxford, 2001).

Simpson, James. Spanish Agriculture: The Long Siesta, 1765-1965 (NY, 1996).

Smith, Rhea Marsh. Spain: A Modern History (Ann Arbor: U. of Michigan, 1965).

Song, H. Rosi & Eloy Merino (eds.) Traces of Contamination: Unearthing the Francoist Legacy in Contemporary Spanish Discourse (Lewisburg PA: Bucknell U., 2005?).

Vincent, Mary. Catholicism in the Second Spanish Republic: Religion & Politics in Salamanca, 1930-36 (NY, 1996).

Yglesias, Jose. The Franco Years (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1977).

In the Library: Fiction

Hemingway, Ernst. For Whom the Bell Tolls (Philadelphia : Blakiston, 1940)

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Cuba Libre" [2005], dir. Raimundo García, 85m. Evicted anarchist squattersin Madrid take refuge in Cuban Embassy.

"Entre Rojas" [1994], dir. Azucena Rodríguez, 93m. Women in prison bonded by an experience that will change their lives.

"Mondays in the Sun (Los lunes al sol)" [2002], dir. Fernando León de Aranoa, 113m. In video stores. Unemployed dockyard workers in Galicia.

"Pasajes" [1995], dir. Daniel Calparsoro, 86m. Strange relationship between a girl living by her wits on the street & the older unemployed alcoholic cleaning-lady through whom she hopes to realize her fanatasies.

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