Jan 19, 2021  
2008-2009 University Catalogue 
2008-2009 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

LAPI 928 - Franco’s Spain: An Open Wound

Spanish history from 1700 to the present, focusing most heavily on the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) and the dictatorship of Francisco Franco (1939-1975). Students learn about the War of Spanish Succession (1702-1713), the Bourbon Monarchy and Eighteenth Century Reforms (1700-1808), the Peninsular War (1808-1814), the turbulent nineteenth century, the First Republic (1873-74), the military dictatorship of Primo de Rivera (1923-1930), the Second Republic (1831-36), the transition to democracy (1975-1978), and Spain since the death of Franco. Students also discuss Spanish poetry (Miguel de Unamuno), art (Salvador Dali, Joan Miro, and Pablo Picasso), novels and plays (Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls and Lora’s Yerma), and memoirs about the Spanish Civil War (George Orwell’s Homage to Catalonia).

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisites: LACR 102 and LACR 210

Credits: 3 cr, 3 hrs