Rethinking the Postwar Period in Spain: Violence and Irregular Civil War, 1939–52

  title={Rethinking the Postwar Period in Spain: Violence and Irregular Civil War, 1939–52},
  author={Jorge Marco},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={492 - 513}
  • Jorge Marco
  • Published 1 July 2020
  • History, Political Science
  • Journal of Contemporary History
There is a consensus among scholars regarding the slow transformation of ‘hot-blooded terror’ into ‘cold-blooded terror’ during the Civil War and the postwar period in Spain. This article challenges this framework in two ways. First, it argues that the Spanish Civil War did not end in 1939, but lasted until 1952, divided in three stages: symmetric nonconventional warfare (July 1936 – February 1937), conventional civil war (February 1937 – April 1939), and irregular civil war (April 1939–52… 
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