Bibliography related to the Battle for Madrid

May 7, 2009

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


Controversy Around Historical Memory

April 15, 2009

On the tour with GEFREMA, we experienced firsthand the current debate surrounding the “Law of Historical Memory.” For some, remembering and commemorating the past is essential to the forward progress of Spain so that the country can have closure with its difficult and complicated past. For others, the re-surfacing of wartime memories invites the political tensions of the past to rise again in modern Spain. Below is a link to a video that shows a discussion between Antonio and Aurelio who share different opinions about the “Law of Historical Memory.”