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In A Social History of Modern Spain, Adrian Shubert analyzes the social development of Spain since 1800. He explores the social conflicts at the root of the Spanish Civil War and how that war, and the subsequent changes from democracy to Franco and back again, have shaped the social relations of the country., Insightful and accessible, A Social History of Modern Spain is the first comprehensive social history of modern Spain in any language. Adrian Shubert analyzes the social development of Spain since 1800. He explores the social conflicts at the root of the Spanish Civil War and how that war and the subsequent changes from democracy to Franco and back again have shaped the social relations of the country. Paying equal attention to the rural and urban worlds and respecting the great regional diversity within Spain, Shubert draws a sophisticated picture of a country struggling with the problems posed by political, economic, and social change. He begins with an overview of the rural economy and the relationship of the people to the land, then moves on to an analysis of the work and social lives of the urban population. He then discusses the changing roles of the clergy, the military, and the various local government, community, and law enforcement officials. A Social History of Modern Spain concludes with an analysis of the dramatic political, economic, and social changes during the Franco regime and during the subsequent return to democracy., Since the end of the Cold War the United States has intervened militarily in a number of civil conflicts around the world, with varying degrees of success. This book examines four US-sponsored interventions (Panama, Somalia, Haiti and Bosnia), focusing on the vital nation-building efforts which have followed military action. The book seeks to provide a greater understanding of the successes and failures of US policy, to improve strategies for reconstruction, and to provide some insight into the conditions under which intervention and nation-building are likely to succeed., This analysis of the social development of Spain since 1800 explores the social conflicts at the root of the Spanish Civil War and how that war and the subsequent changes, from democracy to Franco and back again, have shaped the social relations of the country. Paying equal attention to the rural and urban worlds, and respecting the great regional diversity within Spain, the author draws a picture of a country struggling with the problems posed by political, economic, and social change. The text begins with an overview of the rural economy and the relationship of the people to the land, then moves on to an analysis of the working and social lives of the urban population. He then discusses the The changing roles of the clergy, the military, and the various local government, community and law enforcement officials are also discussed. The text concludes with an analysis of the dramatic political, economic, and social changes during the Franco regime and during the subsequent return to democracy.

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