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The Overthrow of Largo Caballero

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0044
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter details the ongoing animosity between Largo Caballero and the Communist party following events in Catalonia. No sooner had the May fighting ended than the agitation of the PCE assumed a ... More


Pressure on Largo Caballero Mounts

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0035
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter covers the mounting Communist pressure on Largo Caballero in the months preceding his May 1937 dismissal from office. Outside the Rosenberg incident, the Communists also sought other ... More


The PCE Courts the CNT

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0052
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how the Communists attempted to thwart Prieto and to bolster its position by seeking a temporary accommodation with the CNT. Their efforts were driven by the need to occupy the ... More


The Political Demise of Largo Caballero. The UGT and CNT Sign a Pact of Unity.

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0053
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the combined efforts of the Communists and the centrists in the Socialist party to exact Largo Caballero's political undoing. To dislodge Largo Caballero from his bastion in ... More


Divisions and Deadlock on the Left

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the widening rifts within the Socialist party as two major factions came to the fore: the majority, led by Francisco Largo Caballero, advocated revolutionary ideals while the ... More


Largo Caballero Forms a New Government

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the background and development of a new government headed by Largo Caballero, amidst inter-factional discord within the left wing movements. At the time of the Revolution, the ... More


Dr. Juan Negrín and Julio Alvarez del Vayo

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on Dr. Juan Negrín, the minister of finance, and Julio Alvarez del Vayo, the foreign minister, as the central figures in the Communists' influence over the government. Alvarez ... More


The Anarchosyndicalists Enter the Government

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the entry of the CNT into the central government. It chronicles the tensions between Largo Caballero and the UGT, as well as the problems of the Anarchosyndicalist CNT in ... More


The Popular Army

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0028
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter charts the rise of the Popular Army. The Popular Army was forged out of Communist efforts to merge the independent party and trade militias under a single, government-controlled force. ... More


General José Asensio. Largo Caballero Defies the Communists. The Government Leaves Madrid.

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0029
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the deteriorating relationship between Largo Caballero and the Communists. For a while these tensions merely stirred under the surface until Largo Caballero's appointment of ... More


Soviet Officers, Journalists, and Diplomats

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0031
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter details Soviet activities in Spain during the Civil War and the resulting political headaches suffered by Largo Caballero given his relations with the Communists. Soviet advisers ... More


Largo Caballero Breaks with Moscow

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0034
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter recounts further discord within the government as tensions between Largo Caballero and the Communists reached breaking point. So far, Largo Caballero had proved a persistent obstacle for ... More


Largo Caballero Hits Back

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0036
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the Communist efforts to win Carlos de Baráibar, a member of Largo Caballero's inner circle who succeeded General Asensio in the undersecretaryship of war, to their side; as ... More


The PCE Cultivates the Moderate Socialists

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0037
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows how the Communists allied themselves with the moderate or the so-called center faction of the Partido Socialista Obrero Español (PSOE) and exploited its internal rivalries in order ... More


Catalonia: The Military Insurrection and Social Revolution

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0038
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter turns to Catalonia as a site of military insurrection and social revolution. In May 1937, an armed conflict erupted in Barcelona, the capital of the autonomous region of Catalonia and ... More


In Search of Ordinary Language: Revisiting the “Generation of the 1950s”

in The Twilight of the Avant-Garde: Spanish Poetry 1980-2000

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311833
eISBN:
9781846315947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315947.005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores one of the most problematic notions in the critical discourse surrounding Spanish poetry of the 1950s: the notion of ‘ordinary language’, or ‘apparently ordinary language’. It ... More


The Policy Struggle under the Largo Caballero Government September 1936–May 1937

StanLey G. Payne

in The Spanish Civil War, the Soviet Union, and Communism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100686
eISBN:
9780300130782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100686.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the Largo Caballero Government and the dissatisfaction felt by Soviet policy makers toward it. Despite this dissatisfaction, the Largo Caballero Government was still accepted ... More


A Lesson in Civic Insurgency

Alexander Aviña

in Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199936571
eISBN:
9780199345830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936571.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 2 narrates the history of a statewide, multiclass civic movement created during the late 1950s in response to a state governor’s violent despotism and corruption. A popular organization, the ... More


Lisbon as Destination: Josep Pla's Iberianism through His Travels to Portugal

Joan Ramon Resina

in Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318337
eISBN:
9781846317880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318337.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In Direcció Lisboa, Josep Pla effects a redistribution of Iberian cultural space. The Civil War had forced him to accept the utopian character of the Iberian federation, and the demise of this ... More


More Life in the Skeleton: Caballero and the Teleology of Race

Marissa K. López

in Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752616
eISBN:
9780814753293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752616.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on the difference between the lived experience of race and the political expediency of racial abstraction. It begins by analyzing two different artistic renderings of a skeleton ... More


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