Francisco Franco

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Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)

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It is in the knowledge of this poisonous atmosphere--with the US and Franco's Spain sharing a splendid mutual conviviality--that we finally turn to Guthrie's Songs Against Franco as reflections of his engagement with the then-current political culture.
Of course, any such perspective about motherhood must be examined within a larger societal context: for example, the political and social climate of Franco's Spain.
Starting with the historical fact that many Nazi war criminals escaped after World War II with fortunes stolen from their victims and became ensconced in various countries like Franco's Spain, Peron's Argentina and anti-British Ireland, Stuart Neville has created a first-rate mystery.
Kerr conveys the whole broad swath of the particular time, plunging the reader into a densely realized history replete with mosquitoes and the stench of bodies, castles and cathedrals, Franco's Spain and anti-Polish prejudice, military hierarchies and Walther guns.
That war brought about the equally decisive defeat of Fascist Italy and also Nazi Germany, and for a couple of years after 1945, it seemed that Franco's Spain would also soon be swept away.
Even though the film creates a space for the representation of a non-normative, non-conformist type of masculinity, the final scene, permeated by fear of punishment and castration, reveals the impossibility of a different kind of masculinity within the heteronormative system of Franco's Spain.
In his study of Bunuel's Spanish language films from the 1950s and '60s, Gutierrez-Albilla draws his readers into the work by describing how, because of his isolation in Franco's Spain, he wasn't even aware of the coming-out of the gay community until he was living in Paris in the late 1980s and had the chance to see Bunuel's erotic film Belle de jour (1967).
Juaristi, son of Basque immigrants who fled Franco's Spain in 1948, grew up to become a sheepherder in Elko, Nevada.
Here, Mendez highlights the relationship between the meanings attributed to women's bodies through Catholic representations and the ramifications of those meanings in Franco's Spain.
Fear and Progress: Ordinary Lives in Franco's Spain, 1939-1975.
Since a Spanish publisher snapped up her first, loosely autobiographical, novel, which tells the tale of a young woman who leaves Franco's Spain for a new life in Yorkshire, she's been shuttling backwards and forwards to Barcelona to attend book launches and media interviews.
Nazi Germany, Franco's Spain, dictatorships of Franco Spain and Portugal, terrorised their country.
As it was in medieval and Franco's Spain, and as it is in the present-day United States, otherness is scary, the known trumps the unknown and the familiar, the mysterious--whether the strange thing in question is a religious icon or a foreign phoneme.
The teacher added that he could not think of any country today that was as hated and despised by the world as Franco's Spain had been.
It's very easy to see it as a metaphor for the political situation, with a family divided against itself over the generations, so it was not going to be performed in Franco's Spain.