The civil war is the central event in twentieth-century Spanish history. Since that summer of 1936, essayists and historians have attempted to explain its causes and consequences, the most intense conflicts and the politics that shaped them. No period in the history of Spain has generated so many books, testimonies, debates and such bitter disputes. Yet in spite of everything that has been said and written, propaganda, manipulations, subjective narratives and black-and-white explanations have made any basic agreement very difficult.
Artículo publicado en Journal of Contemporary History el 12 de enero de 2017, accesible aquí.