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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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


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


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