The Spanish Civil War was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the modern era. This book covers:
* its background with the fall of the monarchy and the Second Republic
* Franco and Fascism
* the conflict itself
* the role of foreign powers
* the legacy of the war.
Including narrative, questions and analysis of a wide variety of sources from popular novels and poetry to contemporary political commentaries, The Spanish Civil War is a concise introduction to this topic and an essential study aid.