A Military History of Modern Spain: From the Napoleonic Era to the International War on Terror
In the 19th and 20th centuries, Spain was a key player in the military conflagrations that created modern Europe. From the Napoleonic Wars, through the dress rehearsal for World War II that was the Spanish Civil War, to the grim struggle against terrorism today, the military history of modern Spain has both shaped and reflected larger forces beyond its borders.
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... Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St. Andrews (U.K.) Members Anthony H. Cordesman, Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy, Center for Strategic and International Studies (U.S.A.) The ́re`se Delpech, ...
Spain entered the era of liberal and parliamentary politics in 1810, earlier than most countries, yet the weakness and division of the new political forces quickly summoned the military as political arbiter, especially during the ...
In no other European land did the army play such an important role in political affairs, and yet there was never a completely clear-cut military dictatorship until 1936. Throughout this period the military remained weak as a fighting ...
... that in the early nineteenth century served as an instrument for liberal reform and progress, then by the end of the century, and into the twentieth century, became a vehicle for political conservatism and reactionary politics.
Negative international newspaper publicity, especially in the United States, and serious political pressure in Spain led to the removal of Weyler in 1897. Less known about Weyler, and Jensen notes this in his chapter, is the creation of ...
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The Spanish Army 18981931 Jose E Alvarez
Unarmed Neutrality Javier Ponce
Francos Nationalist Army George Esenwein
5 The Popular Army of the Spanish Republic 193639 Michael Alpert
6 The Spanish Military During World War II Wayne H Bowen
7 Decolonization and the Spanish Army 194076 Shannon E Fleming
From Isolation to Integration 19452006 Kenneth W Estes and Jose M Serrano
The Spanish Experience 19392006 Jose A Olmeda
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