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Published: 01 March 2017

272 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526106841

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The routes to exile

France and the Spanish Civil War refugees, 1939-2009

Scott Soo

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Modern French History MUP

  • Covers key episodes of French and Spanish history
  • Provides an essential introduction for students to the development of refugee rights in early twentieth-century France and historians' debates surrounding these issues
  • The first major overview of the history of the Spanish republican exile to be published in the English language since the 1970s
  • The only work of its kind to explore how the memory of the Spanish republican exile has impacted on homes and public spaces in France
  • The use of oral history provides a vivid and personal account of both the lived experiences and legacy of a unique and significant group of refugees

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