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Justice, Politics, and Memory in the Spanish Transition

Paloma Aguilar

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In all processes of political change the emerging regime must face the difficult task of deciding what to do with the legacies of the former dictatorship, which people were working for the previous ... More


Between Distant Modernities: Performing Exceptionality in Francoist Spain and the Jim Crow South

Brittany P. Kennedy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628461978
eISBN:
9781626744943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461978.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

For centuries, Spain and the South have existed on the margins of U.S. and European identities—as much for the Francoist and Jim Crow periods as for their “exotic” cultures and sunny beaches ... More


A Tale of Two Nations: Spanish Nationalism before Democracy (1808–1977)

Sebastian Balfour and Alejandro Quiroga

in The Reinvention of Spain: Nation and Identity since Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199206674
eISBN:
9780191709791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206674.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the development of Spanish national identity from the beginning of the 19th century to the end of Francoism. Spanish nationalism has been adopted by different political ... More


Spain: the View from the Left

Sebastian Balfour and Alejandro Quiroga

in The Reinvention of Spain: Nation and Identity since Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199206674
eISBN:
9780191709791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206674.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the left's view of the Spanish nation. It is argued that since the end of Francoism, the left has traveled a considerable distance in its complex relationship with the idea of ... More


Cultural Aspects of the Neoliberal Crisis: Genealogies of a Fractured Legitimacy

Luis Moreno-Caballud

in Cultures of Anyone: Studies on Cultural Democratization in the Spanish Neoliberal Crisis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381939
eISBN:
9781781382295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381939.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines some distinctive characteristics of the forms of cultural authority prevailing in Spain during a period of neoliberal crisis. It first traces the genealogy of these forms of ... More


Franco's Internationalists: Social Experts and Spain's Search for Legitimacy

David Brydan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198834595
eISBN:
9780191872686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834595.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book tells the story of the experts who sold the idea of Franco’s ‘social state’. Despite the repression, violence, and social hardship which characterized Spanish life in the 1940s and 1950s, ... More


Franco’s Great Family: La gran familia (The Great Family, Palacios 1962)

Sally Faulkner

in A Cinema of Contradiction: Spanish Film in the 1960s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621606
eISBN:
9780748651078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621606.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Fernando Palacios's consensual comedy La gran familia seemed to contain everything that the promoters of the Nuevo Cine Español considered wrong with the Viejo Cine Español. The film's celebration of ... More


Nationalism goes public

Carrie Hamilton

in Women and ETA: The Gender Politics of Radical Basque Nationalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075452
eISBN:
9781781700754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075452.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the ways in which Euskadi ta Askatasuna (ETA) emerged into open conflict with the Spanish state at the end of that decade. It argues that nationalist movements are constructed ... More


Three Responsible for the Fate of the World: Ángel Sanz Briz and Jorge Perlasca

Tabea Alexa Linhard

in Jewish Spain: A Mediterranean Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787390
eISBN:
9780804791885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787390.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter centers on accounts of Spanish diplomats who were instrumental in protecting Jews in Eastern Europe and the Balkans and who have been designated as “Righteous Among the Nations.” The ... More


Exaggeration and nation: the politics of performance in the Spanish sophisticated comedy of the 1940s

Stuart Green

in Performance and Spanish Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097720
eISBN:
9781526121172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097720.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the acting styles of Spanish film in the 1940s. In analysing the so-called sophisticated comedies of early Francoism, it explores how discourses of nation in the post-war decade ... More


Axis Internationalism: Spanish Experts and the Nazi New Order

David Brydan

in Franco's Internationalists: Social Experts and Spain's Search for Legitimacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198834595
eISBN:
9780191872686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834595.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter explores the relationship between Spain and the Axis powers during the Second World War. Spanish experts were involved in intensive exchange with Nazi Germany during the war. This formed ... More


Franco’s Spain and the Politics of International Health

David Brydan

in Franco's Internationalists: Social Experts and Spain's Search for Legitimacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198834595
eISBN:
9780191872686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834595.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Liberal international health organizations such as the Rockefeller Foundation and the World Health Organization (WHO) played an important role in Spain’s post-war search for legitimacy, and social ... More


‘Generous, Selfless, Civilizing’: Health and Development in Francoist Africa

David Brydan

in Franco's Internationalists: Social Experts and Spain's Search for Legitimacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198834595
eISBN:
9780191872686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834595.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter reveals the colonial dimension of Franco’s social state. Spain’s African colonies were geographically tiny, but were of extraordinary symbolic value for the Franco regime. Despite the ... More


Exporting Francoist Modernity: Health, Social Security, and Hispanidad

David Brydan

in Franco's Internationalists: Social Experts and Spain's Search for Legitimacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198834595
eISBN:
9780191872686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834595.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Social experts played an important but contested role in Francoist attempts to establish Spain as an influential power in Latin America during the 1940s and 1950s. By encouraging Spanish experts to ... More


Spain’s Catholic Internationalists

David Brydan

in Franco's Internationalists: Social Experts and Spain's Search for Legitimacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198834595
eISBN:
9780191872686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834595.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

International Catholic organizations and networks provided a welcoming environment for Spanish intellectuals and experts, and a crucial conduit for Franco’s Spain to engage with the outside world in ... More


Epilogue and Conclusion

David Brydan

in Franco's Internationalists: Social Experts and Spain's Search for Legitimacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198834595
eISBN:
9780191872686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834595.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Integrating the history of Franco’s Spain into the history of twentieth-century internationalism sheds new light on both subjects. The importance of international cooperation, international ... More


Introduction

David Brydan

in Franco's Internationalists: Social Experts and Spain's Search for Legitimacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198834595
eISBN:
9780191872686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834595.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter provides an overview of the book and its core arguments. It introduces the history of Franco’s Spain, the nature of the regime, the idea of the Francoist ‘social state’, and Spain’s ... More


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