Год издания: 2003
Количество страниц: 469
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Book DescriptionMuch has been written about the Spanish Civil War's effects on Spain and its citizens, but little attention has been paid to the women involved in the conflict. In this beautifully written biographical work, Paul Preston tells the forgotten war stories of four exceptional women of different nationalities, backgrounds, and ideologies whose lives were starkly altered by the war. The portraits in this provocative, yet objective volume mirror the war itself, with the left pitted against the right. On the left side are Margarita Nelken, the revolutionary feminist, writer, and politician who is juggling anxieties for her son and daughter with her frantic efforts to strengthen the Republican war effort against Franco; and Nan Green, the communist nurse who left her children behind in England to fight against fascism alongside her husband in the International Brigades. On the right side are Mercedes Sanz Bachiller, who, devastated by a miscarriage on hearing of her...