'œA valuable contribution to the literature on the Spanish civil war. Alphabetically arranged, more than 800 signed entries were written by 40 specialists.... One of the most valuable assets of the dictionary is the inclusion of short bibliographies following each entry, no matter how brief.... The Historical Dictionary of the Spanish Civil War is an interesting and valuable addition to the literature on an intriguing and controversial era in Spanish history. For the person who is interested in some particular aspect of the war, it will serve as a good introduction; for those who want more in-depth information, the abundant bibliographic sources included with the articles and as a separate Appendix will be most helpful. Eminently suitable for academic and large public libraries.'' Reference Books BulletinCortada, James W. is the author of 'Historical Dictionary of the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939', published 1982 under ISBN 9780313220548 and ISBN 0313220549.