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the Spanish Nazi party under Franco

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Primo de Rivera's boy" refers to Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder of the Spanish Fascist party, the Falange.
Ironically, this included any serious commitment to the regime's official party, the Falange, which never matched the mobilizing ability of the Nazi or Italian Fascist movements.
The originary violence of the Francoist state bore the mark of fascism--of the Falange, and of Italian and German assistance in the Civil War--but by 1950 geopolitical events had forced the regime to refashion its image to appeal to the West.
Moreover, the Seccion Femenina (Women's Section) of the Spanish Falange was not suppressed until 1977 (13).
Especially interesting is Katz's inclusion of research on the sixteenth-century organist and folk song collector Francisco de Salinas as well as a subsection on the Seccion Femenina of the Spanish Falange before and after the Spanish Civil War.
In the early spring cabinet reshuffle of 1957, Franco had ruthlessly neutralised the Falange and replaced the old guard with Opus Dei technocrats, who proved to be hugely effective and pragmatic innovators.
Senoritas in blue; the making of a female political elite in Franco's Spain; the national leadership of the Seccion Femenina de la Falange (1936-1977).
2) This fonds holds the records of the International Brigades (1936-1939) which fought in defence of the Spanish Republic against Franco's fascist Falange.
Ending this section is a piece by Victoria Loree Enders about the Seccion Femenina of the Falange in which the author argues that the continued ideological polarization of Spain has prevented feminists from considering the possibility that fascist women might have had historical agency.
As Carmen Martin-Gaite points out, this sort of friendship was expressly discouraged under the dictatorship, and Pilar Primo de Rivera, head of the Seccion Femenina (the Falange Party's female branch), promoted the idea that a woman must strive always to maintain an air of mystery and distance from men (including her husband) while always subordinating herself to them (63).
La lectura de las notas bibliograficas que Jose Montero Alonso incluye permite detectar una coincidencia consistente: aquellos autores que son descritos como muy activos politicamente antes de la guerra, especialmente los relacionados con Falange Espanola, tienden a no mencionar sus experiencias y a cantar en sus poemas a los simbolos, como la bandera o Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera (que se convirtio en un poderosisimo mito tras su ejecucion).
Benjamin Prado's Mala gente que camina (2006) is narrated by a school teacher who attempts to revive his research on post-Civil War literature and, to this end, recovers from oblivion the novel by a writer who militated in the Falange while simultaneously trying to bring to light the crimes committed by the Franco dictatorship.
Although not written from the perspective of citizenship, Victoria Enders' article, "Problematic Portraits: The Ambiguous Historical Role of the Seccion Femenina of the Falange," in Constructing Spanish Womanhood: Female Identity in Modern Spain, edited by Victoria Enders and Pamela Radcliff (Albany, NY, 1999), begins to raise some of these questions.