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We Saw Spain Die

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From 1936 to 1939 the eyes of the world were fixed on the devastating Spanish conflict that drew both professional war correspondents and great writers. Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, Josephine Herbst, Martha Gellhorn, W. H. Auden, Stephen Spender, Kim Philby, George Orwell, Arthur Koestler, Cyril Connolly, Andre Malraux, Antoine de Saint Exupery and others wrote eloquently about the horrors they saw firsthand. Together with many great and now largely forgotten journalists, they put their lives on the line, discarding professionally dispassionate approaches and keenly espousing the cause of the partisans. Facing censorship, they fought to expose the complacency with which the decision-makers of the West were appeasing Hitler and Mussolini. Many campaigned for the lifting of non-intervention, revealing the extent to which the Spanish Republic had been betrayed.
Peter Preston's exhilarating account illuminates the moment when war correspondence came of age.
Tight text block, very slight wear to dust jacket edges, otherwise in fine condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Paul Preston
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
16 x 24 cms
Edition:
2008
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1602397678
ISBN-13:
9781602397675
Number of pages:
436
Publisher:
Skyhorse Pub
Title:
We Saw Spain Die

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From 1936 to 1939 the eyes of the world were fixed on the devastating Spanish conflict that drew both professional war correspondents and great writers. Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, Josephine Herbst, Martha Gellhorn, W. H. Auden, Stephen Spender, Kim Philby, George Orwell, Arthur Koestler, Cyril Connolly, Andre Malraux, Antoine de Saint Exupery and others wrote eloquently about the horrors they saw firsthand. Together with many great and now largely forgotten journalists, they put their lives on the line, discarding professionally dispassionate approaches and keenly espousing the cause of the partisans. Facing censorship, they fought to expose the complacency with which the decision-makers of the West were appeasing Hitler and Mussolini. Many campaigned for the lifting of non-intervention, revealing the extent to which the Spanish Republic had been betrayed.
Peter Preston's exhilarating account illuminates the moment when war correspondence came of age.
Tight text block, very slight wear to dust jacket edges, otherwise in fine condition.

Author(s):
Paul Preston
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
16 x 24 cms
Edition:
2008
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1602397678
ISBN-13:
9781602397675
Number of pages:
436
Publisher:
Skyhorse Pub
Title:
We Saw Spain Die

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