Sir Paul Preston

Sir Paul Preston CBE (born 21 July 1946 in Liverpool) is an English historian and Hispanist, biographer of Franco, specialist in Spanish history, in particular the Spanish Civil War, which he has studied for more than 30 years. He is the winner of multiple awards for his books on the Spanish Civil War.

Books (In English) in order of publication:

The Coming of the Spanish Civil War: Reform, Reaction and Revolution in the Second Republic 1931-1936.– 1978

Franco: A Biography – 1993

¡Comrades! Portraits from the Spanish Civil War – 1999

Doves of War: Four Women of Spain- 2002

Juan Carlos: A People’s King – 2004

The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and Revenge – 2006

We Saw Spain Die: Foreign Correspondents in the Spanish Civil War – 2009

The Spanish Holocaust: Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth Century Spain – 2012

The Last Days of The Spanish Republic – 2016

A People Betrayed: A History of Corruption, Political Incompetence and Social Division in Modern Spain 1874-2018 – 2020

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