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Alex Wright

By • May 11th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Alex Wright is a junior double major in Hispanic Studies and History. He has been studying the International Brigades for the past year. After he graduates in the Fall of 2009, he hopes to pursue a Masters in Developmental and Agricultural Economics. Project Proposal In the name of research: Expect the unexpected … Final Thoughts

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GEFREMA Bibliography

By • May 7th, 2009 • Category: Bibliography, Honors Thesis, Research

The Battle for Madrid
By George Hills
Edition: illustrated
Published by St. Martin’s Press, 1976
ISBN 0904545024
No pasaran!: (They shall not pass) A story of the battle of Madrid
By Upton Sinclair
Published by The author, 1937
Original from the University of Michigan
Digitized May 11, 2007
The Spanish Civil War
By Hugh Thomas
Edition: 5, revised
Published by Harper, 1961



Robert Capa Bibliography

By • May 7th, 2009 • Category: Bibliography, Honors Thesis, Research

Slightly Out of Focus
By Robert Capa
Contributor Robert Capa, Cornell Capa, Richard Whelan
Edition: illustrated
Published by Random House Publishing Group, 2001
ISBN 0375753966
Robert Capa: a biography
By Richard Whelan
Edition: reprint, illustrated
Published by U of Nebraska Press, 1994
ISBN 0803297602
Robert Capa
By Robert Capa, John Hersey, Jean Lacouture, Centre national de la photographie (France)
Published by Pantheon Books, 1989
Original from the University of […]



Bibliography for the International Brigades

By • Apr 16th, 2009 • Category: Bibliography, Honors Thesis, Research

General Sources: 
The international brigades: Spain, 1936-1939
By Vincent BromePublished by Morrow, 1966 
Fallen sparrows: the international brigades in the Spanish Civil War
By Michael W. Jackson
Edition: illustrated
Published by DIANE Publishing, 1994
ISBN 0871692120, 9780871692122
Legions of Babel: the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War
By Verle B. Johnston
Edition: illustrated
Published by Pennsylvania State University Press, 1968 
The Abraham Lincoln Brigade:  
The odyssey of the […]



International Brigades: Pioneers in their time and ours

By • Mar 14th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

Throughout this trip, I have experienced a massive evolution of thought, impression, and knowledge regarding the International Brigades and the men who constituted their ranks. Many of the falsities and beliefs that I had were destroyed by firsthand accounts and visits to sites of memory; however my one and strongest belief about the Brigadiers, which […]



Visit to the Amigos de Las Brigadas Internacionales

By • Mar 14th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

After the visit to the cemetery at Fuencarral, it appeared to me that there was very little, if any, true coordination on behalf of the International Brigades to recover their place in the Spanish historical memory. After a visit with Ana Perez, the president of the Amigos de Las Brigadas Internacionales (Friends of the International […]



The Disunion of Memory Recovering Withing The International Brigades in the Popular Front

By • Mar 9th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

When one walks into the abyss of the Cementario Fuencarral, they are greeted with a maze of tombs, graves, statues, and urn walls. Amidst this scenery exists a story of battles, political struggles, and the recovery of memory that is barely imaginable in this peaceful place with its view of Madrid in one distance and the mountains […]