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A Social History of Spanish Labour
New Perspectives on Class, Politics, and Gender
Edited by José A. Piqueras and Vicent Sanz Rozalén
336 pages, bibliog., index
ISBN 978-1-84545-296-4 $135.00/£99.00 / Hb / Published (January 2008)
eISBN 978-0-85745-040-1 eBook
“A collection of this sort is long overdue…This volume, edited by labour historians from two different generations, provides English-speaking readers with a sampler of the work in the field over the last two decades.” • Labour/Le Travail
Focusing on organization, resistance and political culture, this collection represents some of the best examples of recent Spanish historiography in the field of modern Spanish labor movements. Topics range from socialism to anarchism, from the formation of the liberal state in the 19th century to the Civil War, and from women in the work place to the fate of the unions under Franco.
José A. Piqueras is Professor of History at University Jaume I (Castellón-Spain) and has published widely on the development of civil societies, social movements and political culture in the 19th and 20th centuries. From 1988 has been the Editor of Historia Social.
Vicent Sanz-Rozalén is Lecturer of History at University Jaume I (Castellón-Spain) and author of a number of on social and political movements in 19th-century societies and Cuban-Spanish colonial relations during the late period of colony.
Subject: History (General) History: 18th/19th Century History: 20th Century to Present Sociology
Area: Southern Europe
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