The Spanish Civil War: Sources (HIH3180)

30 credits

Focusing on the period 1931-1939, in this module you will investigate the sources available for the study of the Spanish Civil War and its background. Dating from the development of the democratic Republic to the defeat of the Republic, you will look at a range of materials, including oral testimony, memoirs, diaries, newspaper reports, political manifestos and party documents, official records and diplomatic correspondence. You will be asked to critique the sources according to their reliability and value to the historian.  In conjunction with the co-requisite module - HIH3181 The Spanish Civil War: Context - you will be able to place them within the broader context of the time