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The role of women within the fifth column in Madrid during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39)

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The thesis constitutes an original contribution to the gender historiography of the Spanish Civil War (1936-9). It examines the vital and invisible role played by anti-Republican women within Madrid’s ‘fifth column’ during the conflict. While much has been written on Republican women’s war efforts, historians have underestimated women’s participation in anti-Republican resistance activities in the Republican-held zones. The work explores how and why a small sector of Catholic women chose t...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
New College
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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