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Distant Tyranny: Markets, Power, and Backwardness in Spain, 1650-1800

Regina Grafe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144849
eISBN:
9781400840533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144849.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Spain's development from a premodern society into a modern unified nation-state with an integrated economy was painfully slow and varied widely by region. Economic historians have long argued that ... More


Franco's Justice: Repression in Madrid after the Spanish Civil War

Julius Ruiz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281831
eISBN:
9780191712999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281831.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Madrid became one of the key symbols of Republican resistance to General Franco during the Spanish Civil War following the Nationalists' failure to take the city in the winter of 1936-7. Yet despite ... More


Introduction

JULIUS RUIZ

in Franco's Justice: Repression in Madrid after the Spanish Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281831
eISBN:
9780191712999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281831.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the Bellón Commission, which was tasked with assembling the evidence needed to ‘demonstrate clearly the illegitimacy of the current powers ... More


‘They have passed!’ The Beginning of Francoist Rule in Madrid, April 1939

JULIUS RUIZ

in Franco's Justice: Repression in Madrid after the Spanish Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281831
eISBN:
9780191712999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281831.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter returns to March 1939 and the imposition of Nationalist authority. This was based on two contradictory conceptions of Madrid. On the one hand, Madrid had suffered the ‘Red Terror’ during ... More


The Installation of Military Justice in Madrid

JULIUS RUIZ

in Franco's Justice: Repression in Madrid after the Spanish Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281831
eISBN:
9780191712999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281831.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the repressive jurisdiction that prosecuted civil war criminal ‘responsibilities’ — the military justice system. It traces the historical reasons why the military could arrogate ... More


The Law of Political Responsibilities and its Implementation in Madrid

JULIUS RUIZ

in Franco's Justice: Repression in Madrid after the Spanish Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281831
eISBN:
9780191712999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281831.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyses the implementation of the Law of Political Responsibilities (LPR), the repressive jurisdiction that attempted to wrest economic compensation from those considered guilty of ... More


Conclusion

JULIUS RUIZ

in Franco's Justice: Repression in Madrid after the Spanish Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281831
eISBN:
9780191712999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281831.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the liquidation of the post-war repression in Spain. The liquidation process occurred without the regime modifying — let alone repudiating — the rationale behind the mass ... More


Italy and Spain

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Italy and Spain both inherited a large number of universities from the ancien régime, and built national systems on the centralized French model. Both were Catholic countries where liberal regimes ... More


Towards More Democratic Cultural Institutions?

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/9781781381939.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the modes of constructing alternatives to the tradition of cultural authoritarianism and neoliberalism by focusing on institutions that try to offer permanent life spaces for ... More


In Neutral Spain

Carol A. Hess

in Sacred Passions: The Life and Music of Manuel de Falla

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195383584
eISBN:
9780199864768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383584.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In Spain, World War I made itself felt. From Madrid, Manuel de Falla would have mourned the crushing Allied defeats at Charleroi and Mons and felt encouraged when the Germans failed to take Paris in ... More


BCR and the ‘Accountability Principle’

Lokke Moerel

in Binding Corporate Rules: Corporate Self-Regulation of Global Data Transfers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199662913
eISBN:
9780191746208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662913.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter discusses Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) in the wider context of the introduction of the ‘accountability principle’ in the area of data protection and in other fields of law. It gives ... More


Death of a Dream

RAMóN EDUARDO RUIZ

in Mexico: Why a Few Are Rich and the People Poor

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262355
eISBN:
9780520947528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262355.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

By 1982, Mexico's empresarios and politicos, with the enthusiastic help of outsiders, had made a mess of the economy. They discarded a domestically oriented blueprint in order to resurrect Adam ... More


Spreading Empire and Civilization in Morocco, 1878–1906

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 4 begins in 1878 with American intercessions on behalf of Moroccan Jews during two international conferences, the Madrid Conference of 1880 and the Algeciras Conference of 1906. At the Madrid ... More


Spanish Gold Shipped to 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/9781469624464.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the various complications of the shipment of Spanish gold reserves in the wake of General Franco's advance toward Madrid. The gold was being moved from the capital in order to ... 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 Defense of Madrid, the Junta de Defensa, and the International Brigades. Miaja, Rojo, and Kléber.

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/9781469624464.003.0030
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter chronicles the defense of Madrid and the roles played by several key figures in the conflict. General José Miaja, now left to his own devices in the wake of the cabinet's November 1936 ... More


Bologna, Paris, Madrid (1829–1834):: Stabat mater, Olympe Pélissier, and Balzac

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Théâtre Italien’s Édouard Robert spent the winter on a long-drawn-out scouting mission through Italy, beginning and ending in Bologna. He was looking for singers and operas, but he was also ... More


Romantic Hankou: the International Dimension

STEPHEN R. MacKINNON

in Wuhan, 1938: War, Refugees, and the Making of Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254459
eISBN:
9780520934603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254459.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents a narrative treatment of the international dimension of the Wuhan crisis, showing that global reaction to events at Wuhan changed dramatically over ten months, leading by ... More


Civilising the City in La ciudad no es para mí (The City’s Not For Me, Lazaga 1965)

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/9780748621606.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

La ciudad no es para mí (The City's Not For Me, 1965) was directed by Pedro Lazaga and starred theatre actor Paco Martínez Soria. This chapter analyses the ways La ciudad civilises the city of Madrid ... More


Earthquakes and the End of the New Madrid Hinterland

Conevery Bolton Valencius

in The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226053899
eISBN:
9780226053929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226053929.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The New Madrid earthquakes have been regarded as without consequence: they shook but did not change human lives. Newly-discovered probate records, along with environmental and cartographic ... More


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