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History 593S/Spanish 597: The Spanish Civil War

Reference resources

Electronic reference


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Reference sources

All printed reference sources are located on the Main level, Du Bois Library.

DP12.S59  1996    Historical Dictionary of Spain.

DP17.S67 1990   Spain, a Country Study.

DP17.V56   1994   Cultural Atlas of Spain & Portugal

DP192.H57 1996   Historical Dictionary of Modern Spain, 1700-1988.

DP233.5.E63 1999   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Culture

DP269.H54      Historical Dictionary of the Spanish Civil War