Spanish civil war Follow up recommendations
If you would like to dive deeper into the Spanish Civil War here is a list of places, movies, documentaries, books and podcasts and for you to start with.
Other places in Barcelona:
Refugi 307 : Guided tour of bomb shelter tunnels. You can only visit it on Sundays at 11am, always with guide. Or book with a group during the week.
Fossar de la Pedrera: Cemetery (mass grave) and memorial site for the victims of Franco's terror. You can visit any day by yourself between 9am and 5pm, but need to take a taxi or bicycle to get there.
La Rosa de Foc : Local CNT offices and anarchist bookshop where you can find reprints of Spanish Civil War posters
Land and Freedom (1995)
The Photographer of Mauthausen (2018)
Butterfly Tongues (La Lengua De Las Mariposas) (1999)
¡Ay, Carmela! (1990)
While at War (Mientras dure la guerra) 2019
Salvador Puig Antic (2006)
The Silence of Others 2018
THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR -
Episode 1: Prelude To Tragedy Incredible six-part educational television series on the history of the Spanish Civil War, using stills, interviews and copious archive film from British and Spanish sources.
To Die in Madrid, a 1963 French documentary that was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature
The Spanish Earth, a 1937 documentary written and narrated by Ernest Hemingway that shows the plight of the Republican side
The Netflix Documentary Franco: The Brutal Truth About Spain’s Dictator
You can also find it on Youtube here:
The Truth About Franco Spains Forgotten Dictatorship
Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell
Anarchy's Brief Summer: The Life and Death of Buenaventura Durruti by Hans Magnus Enzensberger
The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction by Helen Graham
The Spanish Holocaust: Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth-Century Spain by Paul Preston
Essential Histories: The Spanish Civil War by Frances Lannon
Class, Culture and Conflict in Barcelona by Chris Ealham (also know as "Anarchy and the city") (click link for ebook)
Ghosts of Spain by Giles Tremlett (account of travels through Spain in modern times with different perspectives of Spaniards on the past and present)
5 parts: Real Dictators : Francisco Franco
2 parts: Dictators: Francisco Franco (parcast)
18 parts: The Iberian Knot - A History of the Spanish Civil War
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