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Asociación de Descendientes del Exilio – Related bibliography

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

Fabela, Isidro. Diplomáticos de Cárdenas. Madrid: Editorial Trama, 2007. Martín Casas, Julio and Pedro Carvajal Urquijo. El exilio español (1936-1978). Barcelona: Editorial Planeta, 2002. Mateos, Abdón. De la guerra civil al exilio. Los republicanos españoles y México: Indalecio Prieto y Lázaro Cardenas. Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva, 2005. Quiñones, Javier. Sólo una larga espera: Cuentos del exilio […]

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Current Research

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

Fernández, Álvarez and José Ignacio. Memoria y trauma en los testimonios de la represión franquista. Barcelona: Anthropos, 2007. Gil Pecharroman, Julio. Con permiso de la autoridad: La España de Franco (1939-1975). Madrid: Temas de hoy, 2008. La memoria de los olvidados: Un debate sobre el silencio de la represión franquista. Valladolid: Ambito, 2004. Santos, Julia. […]

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Witnesses to War and Exile – Current Research

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

Duarte, Ángel. El otoño de un ideal: Los valores del republicanismo español y su declive en el exilio de 1939. Madrid: Alianza Editorial, 2009. Herrmann, Gina. “The Witness in the Classroom: Survivor Oral Histories of the Spanish Civil War.” Teaching Representations of the Spanish Civil War. Ed. Noel Valis. New York: MLA, 2007. 385-397. Juan, […]

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Almudena Cemetery – Bibliography

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

Alvarez, Miguel. Cementerios de Madrid. Memoria sepulcral de la ciudad. Madrid: Ediciones la librería, 2006. Trece Rosas Rojas Cuevas, Tomasa y Mary E. Giles. Prison of Women: Testimonies of War and Resistance in Spain, 1939-1975. Trans. Mary E. Giles. New York: SUNY Press, 1998. Fonseca, Carlos. Trece rosas rojas. Madrid: Temas de hoy, 2008. Fundación […]

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Almudena Cemetery – General Introduction

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

The size of Almudena Cemetery in Madrid perfectly reflects the grandeur of its contents. However, there is definite evidence of who were the victors and losers of the Spanish Civil War, something Francisco Franco made well-known throughout his dictatorship.
There are several monuments to commemorate the Nationalist dead. There is a monument to the División Azul, […]



Asociación de Descendientes del Exilio – General Introduction

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

The Asociación de Descendientes del Exilio (the Association of Descendants of Exile) is an organization based in Madrid and, according to its website (http://www.exiliados.org/), its purpose is to

Maintain historical memory in Spain and the countries that welcomed exiles.
Promote the recuperation of Spanish nationality for the descendants of Spanish exile caused in 1939 by the military […]



Witnesses to War and Exile – General Introduction

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

Finding a witness to the Spanish Civil War in the 21st century is a rarity. Of those lucky enough to survive the war, many have succumbed to old age. However, more and more civil war witnesses are making themselves and their stories known, including civil war veteran Bibiano Morcillo García. Thanks to the climate in […]



Thanks for the Memory

By • Mar 15th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

What a week this has been. Everyday, we were so busy with interviews, meetings, visits to landmarks, and commemorations. It really felt like a month’s-worth packed into a week. But I wouldn’t have had it any other way. We were busy for a reason: all that we did in this week was to […]